Chief Executive Advisor
DBC DIADIKASIA S.A.
George Tziallas is an international business Consultant and Chief Executive Advisor at DBC DIADIKASIA S.A. He has been the Secretary-General in the Greek Ministry of Tourism from September 2015 until July 2019 and has worked as Regional Director at World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). He holds a Diploma in Civil Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece and a Master's Degree (M.Sc.) in Planning from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, USA. He has a 30-year professional experience in management consulting, specializing in tourism development and planning, local and regional development, strategic and operational planning, as well as in the management, and evaluation of EU Programmes and projects, in Greece and abroad. George has worked in senior positions in business consulting firms for more than twenty years, and served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Association of Management Consulting Firms (SESMA). He has been the project manager of large-scale technical assistance projects at national and EU level and has excellent knowledge of the Greek public administration procedures, as well as of the EU Structural Funds context. He has participated as a key-note speaker and moderator in many international tourism and economic forums and conferences. He also served as Vice-Chair of the Bureau of OECD Tourism Committee and has worked as an Expert in World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), specializing in tourism innovation, digital transformation and investments.