Contact expert

John Kotsopoulos, Dr

Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation, Political Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Country of residence

South Africa

Online Academic Profile

Research Discipline

Politics & International Relations


John Kotsopoulos has experience with live TV and radio interviews during his tenure at the European Policy Centre think-tank in Brussels.

Language Skills

  • English (fluent)
  • French (intermediate)
  • Greek (fluent)


John Kotsopoulos is a senior research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation, University of Pretoria. He holds a PhD in International Relations (University of Kent) with a focus on asymmetrical negotiations between the European Union and Africa. He was formerly a policy analyst with the European Policy Centre in Brussels and earlier served as a political desk officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Ottawa, Canada.