About Company

The Centre for Governance and Sustainability Studies – Ethos Lab PC is a newly founded SME that focuses on research, policy recommendations and advisory in topics related to economic policy, sustainability, green policies and social integration.

Ethos Lab aims to:

  1. Provide research advice, evidence and data driven policy recommendation on issues related to governance and sustainability
  2. Use innovative and state-of-the-art methodologies to connect higher education and academic research to the industry
  3. Produce semi-annual policy reports on issues of political economy, migration and governance in Greece and EU
  4. Engage with state and non-state stakeholders to promote the use of solutions identified by academic research for policy interventions


Ethos Lab – Centre for Governance and Sustainability Research was founded in 2019 by Dr. Georgios Melios and Nikolaos Melios in Athens, Greece.

Dr. George Melios

CEO / Founder

Nikolaos Melios


Advisory Board & Fellows

Ethos Lab’s team consists of a number of Resident and Non-Resident fellows with multidisciplinary expertise.

Nikos is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Coventry University London, who obtained his PhD in Economics at Cardiff University (2018). His research interests include Economic Growth, Political Economy and Economics of Crime

Dr. Nikolaos Tzivanakis


Danai holds a PhD in Economics from the Athens University of Economics and Business and she specialises in applied econometrics, data analytics and financial analysis

Dr. Danai Sarri


Apostolos holds a PhD in Economic History from Bradford University and specialises in financial services. He has more than 25 years of experience in large PPP/PFI projects across the EMEA region

Dr. Apostolos Papadopoulos

Advisory Board