Dr George Boustras, Director – George is a PhD in Probabilistic Risk Assessment from CFES at Kingston University London. George has been appointed as Honorary Research Fellow at CPSE at Imperial College London, and he was KTP Research Fellow at FSEG at the University of

Greenwich. George is currently an Associate Professor at European University Cyprus, Director of Postgraduate Studies. George is the Director of the Center for Risk, Safety and the Environment (CERISE) of EUC. He is a Member in a number of professional Organizations (IChemE, IFireE, TEE, ETEK), he is a Chairman of the Health and Safety Committee of the Cyprus Scientific and Engineering Chamber of Cyprus (ETEK), he Coordinates the Cyprus Safety Platform, he is the National Representative of Cyprus in the European Technology Platform for Industrial Safety (ETPIS) and he is the Representative of the Republic of Cyprus in the Socio-Economic Committee of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). He sits at the Management Committee of Secure Societies – Protecting Freedom and security of Europe and its citizens of “HORIZON 2020” and he is a Member of the Academic Committee of ERNCIP – the European Research Network of Critical Infrastructure Protection at JRC Ispra. He has consulted private organisations and the Cypriot Government in various occasions. Most recently he was a Technical Consultant for the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Cyprus. He has recently been appointed by the President of the Republic in the Council of Energy Strategy.

George is Associate Editor of Safety Science (Elsevier) and Member of the Editorial Board of Fire Technology (Springer). He Guest Edited a Special Issue of Fires in Energy Systems for Fire Technology.