Commissioner for Development of the Region of Crete
Dimitrios Michelogiannis is the Special Advisor for Development of the island of Crete. He is the project manager of the EU funded Integrated Territorial Investment of the Region of Crete on the UNESCO Designated Sites of Crete (1/4 of the island is designated by UNESCO). He is equally part of the team of the Region of Crete that is working on the tourism promotion of the island and also a Board of the Samaria National Park Management Body.
He is heavily focusing his work on the enhancement of the cultural heritage of Crete and on creating synergies around the various monuments and natural sites of the island. The projects that he is managing all aim the sustainable development of Crete through the prisme of cultural tourism.
He is a lawyer by profession, he holds an LLM on International Legal Studies from the University of Athens and a Master 2 Recherche on Environmental Law from Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne- Paris 2 Panthéon Assas.