CIEEL is managed by a six-member Board of Directors which is appointed by a decision of the Minister of Development & Investments, for a two year term. It consists of the Chairman, the Director, and the Secretary (with a consultative vote), a representative of the Thessaloniki’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a representative of the Bar Association of Thessaloniki and a representative of the Ministry of Development & Investments.

As of September 2020 the Board has as follows:

Chair of the Board: Vassilios Skouris
Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Law
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Former President of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Director: Christina Deliyanni-Dimitrakou
Professor of Comparative law
Faculty of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Secretary: Virginia Tzortzi
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law
Democritus University of Thrace
Members:

Efsthathios Koutsochinas, Attorney-at-law, President of the Bar Association of Thessaloniki, as a representative of the BATH

Ioannis Moraitidis, member of the board of the Thessaloniki’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as a representative of the TCCI

Rozanna Semertzian, Official of the Ministry of Development and Investments, as a representative of the Ministry

Former Chairmen:

  • Phocion Francescakis: 1978 – 1981
  • Dimitrios Evrigenis: 1981 – 1984
  • Argyris Fatouros: 1984 – 1990
  • Krateros Ioannou: 1990 – 1997

Former Directors:

  • Athanasios Kaisis: 2005 – 2007
  • Evangelia Koutoupa-Regakou: 2007 – 2011
  • Vassileios Christianos: 2011-2018