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Andreas Hatzigeorgiou

Affiliate Researcher, School of Architecture and the Built Environment, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Andreas Hatzigeorgiou is CEO at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Hatzigeorgiou is a leading voice on smart cities, sustainable urbanization, entrepreneurship climate, innovation, competitiveness, and future trends. He has been featured in The Financial Times, Forbes, The Atlantic, and the BBC.

He has been selected:
- among Sweden’s top 100 agenda setters within climate & sustainability (Dagens Opinion)
- up and comer of the year (Shortcut)
- among the top ten best economic commentators (Hallvarson & Halvarsson)
- ‘Super Talent’ as part of the review of Sweden's top talents (Veckans Affärer)

Dr. Hatzigeorgiou is Chairman of Swedish Chambers International, Board Member of Affärsvärlden, and Board Member of the International Chamber of Commerce in Sweden. He is affiliate researcher at the School of Architecture and the Built Environment at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and Steering Committee Member of the MIT KTH joint venture Stockholm Senseable City Lab.

Between 2009 and 2014 he served as Advisor to Sweden’s Minister for Trade and Nordic Cooperation in the Swedish government. He has held positions at the World Bank in Washington, D.C., and at the National Board of Trade of Sweden.

He received his PhD in economics from Lund University and graduated as a Fulbright Scholar from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Hatzigeorgiou is a former Tekn. dr. Marcus Wallenberg Scholar and recipient of grants from institutions such as the Swedish Royal Court.

Dr. Hatzigeorgiou's research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as The World Economy, and he has been the recipient of several grants and scholarships, among others from the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. He has extensive supervision and teaching experience and has lectured in subjects such as cost benefit analysis, research methods, microeconomics and business strategy.