George is Professor in Risk Assessment at European University Cyprus, Dean of the Ioannis Gregoriou School of Business Administration and Director of the Centre of Risk and Decision Sciences (CERIDES).

George is a PhD in Probabilistic Fire Risk Assessment from CFES at Kingston University London, he was Honorary Research Fellow at CPSE at Imperial College London (2003 – 2005), and KTP Research Fellow at FSEG at the University of Greenwich (2009).

He sat at the Management Committee of Secure Societies – Protecting Freedom and Security of Europe and its citizens of “HORIZON 2020”.  George was a Member of the Socio Economic Assessment Committee (SEAC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) for 6 years.

He was appointed by the Ministerial Council of the Republic of Cyprus to Head the Special Task Force that overlooked the modernization of the Fire Services. He was hired by World Bank to contribute to the modernisation of licensing services provided by the Fire Service of the Hellenic Republic.  The President of the Republic of Cyprus appointed him, as Vice President in the Energy Strategy Council. He consulted the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus in the Risk Assessment of Unexploded Ordnance as part of Gas Exploration.

George is Editor-in-Chief of Safety Science (Elsevier) and Member of the Editorial Board of Fire Technology (Springer), the International Journal of Emergency Management and International Journal οf Critical Infrastructure (both Inderscience). He (co-)supervises 7 PhD students.

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Publications
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2017 Handbook of Safety in SME’s Guldenmund Fransiscus Wilhelmus CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), USA; ISBN 9781498744720
2017 Energy critical infrastructures at risk from climate change: A state of the art review Varianou Mikellidou C, Shakou LM, Dimopoulos C Safety Science, ISSN 0925-7535
2017 Fires: Fund research for citizen safety Ronchi, E., Rein, G Nature 551(7680) 300
2015 Maintaining occupational safety and health levels during the financial crisis - A conceptual model Anyfantis, I., Karageorgiou, A., Safety Science, doi: 10.1016/j.ssci.2016.02.014
2016 Exploring effectiveness of safety information for workplace visitors Drupsteen L. Safety Science 88 224-231
2015 Risk communication policy design: Cyprus compared to France and the Netherlands Tourenq S, Gutteling JM Journal of Risk Research 20(4) 533-550
2015 Management of health and safety in micro-firms in Cyprus – Results from a Nationwide Survey Hadjimanolis A, Economides A, Yiannaki A, Nicolaides L Safety Science 79 305-313
2015 Work attitudes and safety performance in micro-firms - Results from a Nationwide Survey: (the opinion of the employees) Hadjimanolis A, Economides, A, Yiannaki, A, Nicolaides L Safety Science 80 135-143
2013 Health and safety policies and work attitudes in Cypriot companies Hadjimanolis, A Safety Science 52 50-56
Forest fires’ impact on tourism development: a comparative study of Greece and Cyprus Boukas N Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal 24 498-511