Ioannis Vasileiou was born in Athens (Greece) in 1978. The daily visits and the comments he receives in the context of his 3 websites, alongside the fact that some of his books are being used in universities, place him in a high position among the authors dealing with European Union politics and economics. In 2001, he was awarded his Ptychio (equivalent to Bachelor's degree) in Political Science and Public Administration from the University of Athens (Greece). In 2003, he was awarded his first Master's degree (International Political Economy) from the University of Warwick (UK). In 2005, he was awarded his second Master's degree (International Economic Management) from the University of Birmingham (UK). In 2011, he was awarded his PhD from the University of Birmingham (UK) with specialization in the economic and political aspects of the European Union's Regional Policy. Since 2011, he has been conducting academic research on issues related to the European Union and international politics and economics. He is the author of 29 books, a collective volume and more than 80 online newspaper articles. Two of his books (in a single publication format) are being taught in Greek universities for 5th consecutive year. Some of his books have been recommended by academics to students for university use. He speaks English, French, Italian and Greek (mother tongue). Many of his books in Greek have received positive reviews by the Bulletin Quotidien Europe and in particular the "European Library". Almost all his books in Greek have been accepted by the National Library of Greece and the Library of the Hellenic Parliament. For further information, please visit his official website (www.ioannisvasileiou.gr).