Dr. Triantafyllos Karatrantos is International Relations, European Security and new threats expert. He is Senior Advisor on Radicalisation, Organised Crime and Terrorism Research and Prevention Policies at the Center for Security Studies (KEMEA) and Research Fellow on Radicalisation, Terrorism, Policing Models, Security and Foreign Policy at ELIAMEP. Also he is Post- Doc Researcher on Polarisation & Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and also Lecturer at the National Security School of Greece on the topics “Multiculturalism, Migration and Security, Intercultural Policing and Community Policing, Radicalisation and Terrorism”.
He holds a PhD in European Security and New Threats from the University of the Aegean. Since 2014 he has been working at the Center for Security Studies (KEMEA) on training programs and European and research projects. Furthermore, he is a certified RAN COE trainer in Radicalization and a CEPOL network expert.
Since 2005, when awarded him as a member of a youth team his first European grant from the Program Youth, he is actively coordinating and participating to the implementation of twenty (20) European and Research projects (HORIZON 2020, ISF- Police, AMIF, ERASMUS+, DG JUSTICE, EDF). The last years he focus on first line practitioners training programs, especially short courses for Law Enforcement personnel on radicalisation and counter- terrorism and the research on security planning, terrorism and violent extremism, security sector reform, policing policies and models, states and the new security environment, European security and linkages between security and foreign policy. Since July 2019 he is Security Policy Advisor at the Minister’s of Citizen Protection Office.