Prof. Dionysios Chionis is currently with Department of Economics, Democritus University of Thrace. Holds a Ph. D. in Economics by Un. of Strathclyde while previously has completed his studies in economics within the Dept. of Economics National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (B.A), M.Sc. in Int. Banking and Finance with Edinburgh University, M.Sc. in Econ. University of Glasgow. Has served as a Dean of the Department and Head of the School of Social, Economics and Political science at Democritus University of Thrace. Has also served as a member of the Council of the Hellenic Authority for Higher Education
During his professional career has served as a member of the economic cabinet of the Greek prime minister and previously involved in the public administration as a member of the board of public entities and holding various managerial positions. Has also served as an expert in the European Commission. He is an Author of books and publications in referred journals in the area of economics and financial economics.