PhD, Adviser, Green Digital Transformation at the European Commission, DG CONNECT
Ilias Iakovidis works on EU wide measures and initiatives to improve the sustainability of ICT. He is currently focused on maximising the benefits of green digital transformation for environment, society and economy. Ilias has initiated the European Green Digital Coalition that will develop science-based methods to estimate the net impact of digital solutions on environment, and, develop guidelines for green digital transformation in sectors such as energy, transport, construction, agriculture and others. He is also working on digitalisation for circular economy, in particular in the development of the digital product passport.
Before 2017 Ilias was leading the eHealth and ICT for ageing units and contributed to the EU Agenda in eHealth field for over 20 years. Areas he pioneered include digitally supported Integrated Care; 'Virtual Physiological Human' (digital patient); Personal Health Systems and Electronic Health Records.
Ilias has a PhD degree in Applied Mathematics and Postdoctoral training in Biomedical Engineering.