Georgios (Giorgos) Piperopoulos studied sociology and psychology at American,
German and Austrian Universities receiving his Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D.
degrees; taught for over five decades at several American, European and Greek
Universities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels before retiring from
his professorial chair at the Department of Business Administration, The
University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Dr Piperopoulos is currently Honorary Professor in Management and Marketing at Durham University Business School. He was until recently Visiting Professor at Newcastle Business School, Faculty of Business and Law, Northumbria University and before that Visiting Professor at New castle University Business School, both at Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
has held a variety of managerial posts in private enterprises and public social
services organizations in the USA and Europe.
He has developed and taught Leadership, Communication, Stress
Management and Psychological Operations courses at the Supreme Joint War College of the Hellenic Armed
Forces (Army, Navy, Air force), the Army staff training school, the Hellenic
Police Continuing Education Centre and at the Greek branch of the United
Nations Peace Serving Operations Training Centre.
Piperopoulos has published several textbooks and many popular books in Greek
and English and authored hundreds of articles and editorials in leading Greek
Newspapers and magazines. He has been a frequent guest on Greek TV and radio
programs as a commentator and, for several years, presented his own show titled
‘I Communicate Therefore I am’ in Greek National and Regional TV channels and
Radio stations. He has delivered hundreds of public lectures to groups in
Greece, Europe and the USA.
daughter Dr Natasha (Anastasia) Piperopoulou lives with her son in Athens and
is the tenured psychologist in a Piraeus public school for training and
educating adolescents with special needs. His son Dr Panagiotis (Panos)
Piperopoulos is an Associate Professor in Management, Graduate School of
Business and law, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.