Loukianos Gatzoulis, PhD, has a background in biomedical engineering and wireless communications. He received his PhD from the University of Edinburgh, UK, for work on intravascular ultrasound imaging. He subsequently worked in the wireless telecoms sector in the UK and as post-doc research fellow at the University of Strathclyde, UK.
Loukianos joined the European Commission in 2005, as Scientific Officer in the ICT for Health Unit of DG Information Society and Media. He was responsible for eHealth research activities in the area of Personal Health Systems. He was then involved in the activities related to the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing, as a Policy Officer in DG CONNECT and in DG Health and Food Safety.
Currently, as Policy Analyst in DG Health and Food Safety, he is involved in the development of knowledge on national health systems, innovations and investments in health systems, new care models and integrated care, as well as health systems performance assessment.