Ioannis D. Anyfantis, PhD

Scientific Collaborator

Contact Details

Address: European University Cyprus, Tower Block C, Third Floor, Office 13
Tel: +357 96392256


  • PhD University of Thessaly- GR, Medicine, 2016
  • M.Sc. UMIST – UK, Technology Management, 2001
  • M.Sc. UMIST – UK, Communication Engineering, 2000
  • MEng. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – GR, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1999

Research interests

Management and Policy of Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Safety, Risk Management, Human and psychosocial factors, Safety Technology, Accident Investigation, Emerging Risks, Dangerous Substances, Lung Diseases, Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), Psychosocial Factors, ISO management systems, Quality management, Resilient Engineering, Resilient Healthcare, Patient Safety, Environmental Management, Renewable Energy Sources, PV technologies, smart grids, etc.


Dr. Ioannis Anyfantis is Project Manager at the European  Agency for Occupational Safety and Health (EU-OSHA). Prior to that, he worked for the Greek Labour Inspectorate. He is a Scientific collaborator at the European University of Cyprus.
He holds an MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (GR), an MSc in Communication Engineering from UMIST (University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology – UK), and another MSc in Technology Management (Manchester School of Management – UK). He also holds a Ph.D. in Medicine (University of Thessaly, GR). Dr Ioannis Anyfantis is an expert in Occupational Safety and Health, Safety Management Systems, and Risk Assessment, mastering a multilateral approach on them. He has a strong knowledge of OSH legislation, while he has significant experience in conducting safety and health audits and accident investigations. He is the National representative at a number of European Commission’s Working Groups of the Senior Labour Inspector Committee. This significant experience in the actual field is combined with research achievements. His research has been published as a number of scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals, while he is a peer-reviewer of Safety Science (Elsevier), SH@W (Elsevier), and Public Health (BMC). He has also presented his research in a number of international conferences. Finally, he is a European Commission evaluator of Horizon 2020 projects.