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Dr.‎‎‎Georgios Pavlidis

Consultant – International, EU and Economic Law


Dr. Georgios Pavlidis is Associate Professor of International and EU Economic Law at the School of Law of Neapolis University in Cyprus. Since 2020, he is holder of a prestigious Jean Monnet Chair funded by the European Union. He is an expert in the field of AML, asset tracing, international sanctions, as well as digital finance, with more than 50 academic publications in English, French and Spanish. He is attorney-at-law in Greece and graduate of the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, with doctoral and postgraduate studies in Switzerland, the U.S. and the U.K. He is a certified AML Compliance Officer (CySEC) and he participates as AML Expert in the Digital Currency Global Initiative (Stanford University/ITU), as well as in the Egmont Centre of FIU Excellence and Leadership (ECOFEL) in Canada. 

Recent Work

Georgios’ recent work includes:

  • Holder of Jean Monnet Chair funded by the European Union (Research project: “Tracing criminal assets in the European Union”).
  • External consultant, Oxford Analytica consulting firm, Oxford UK.
  • External consultant, Spark Legal Network consulting firm, Brussels, Belgium.
  • External Consultant, European Commission (DG JUST), Study to support an implementation report of Directive (EU)2017/1371 on the fight against fraud to the Union’s financial interests by means of criminal law – DG JUST Τender.
  • AML Expert, Digital Currency Global Initiative, Stanford University and ITU.
  • AML Expert, Egmont Centre of FIU Excellence and Leadership, ECOFEL, Ottawa, Canada.
  • Expert/Evaluator, European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), Higher Education Initiative: Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education (HEI) [project funded by the EU].
  • Expert/Evaluator, Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND Programs [project funded by the EU].
  • Research Associate, University of Manchester & University of Geneva, Joint Forum of Innovative Finance and Digital Governance.
  • Research Associate, Fernuniversität in Hagen, Dimitris-Tsatsos-Institut für Europäische Verfassungswissenschaften, Study group on the European Constitutional process (based on the Chatham House model), Sub-group: Digitalization in the future of the EU.
  • Research Associate, University of Exeter, KU Leuven & University of Geneva, Joint Project on Digital Financial Services: Law, Regulation, and Governance.
Professional Qualifications: Lawyer – Member of the Greek Bar Association
CySEC AML Certification Holder
Certification in Quality Assurance (Lean Six Sigma Methodology)
Google Certification in Project Management
Education:PhD in Law (Thesis: “International Confiscation”), University of Geneva, Switzerland
LLM International Economic Law, University of Warwick, UK
LLM International and Comparative Law, SMU Dallas, USA
LLB Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Career to Date2022- to date: Consultant, Kaimakliotis LLC
2020 to date: Associate Professor, School of Law, Neapolis University Pafos
2016-2020: Assistant Professor, School of Law, Neapolis University Pafos
2013-2016: Lecturer, School of Law, Neapolis University Pafos
2011-2012: Academic Assistant, International Hellenic University
2008-2010: Academic Assistant, University of Geneva