Vasileios Papakostas holds the rank of Police Coloneland he is currently serving as theDirector of the Cyber Crime Division of the Hellenic Police. He graduated with honors from the Officers’ School of the Hellenic Police Academy, in 1997, and from the School of Continuing Education & Training of Hellenic Police Officers, in 2010.
He holds a master’s degree from the Department of Engineering Information & Communication Systems of the University of Aegean.He is a PhD Candidate of the Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering of the University of the Aegean, in the ArtificialIntelligence Thematic Area. As Computer Programmer, he has been the Project Manager ofthe implementation of IT projects and computer applications’ development, for 13 years, while serving at the Information Technology Division of the Hellenic Police.He has participated in a number of specialized training programs in the field of informatics and new technologies, risk analysis and development of IT projects, as well as in trainings on objectives’management and measuring efficiency and human resource management.
Mr. Papakostas has been honored with the four Medals during his career.