Dr Lefteris Kretsos is the General Secretary for Media and Communication (from March 2015 onwards), as well as the General Secretary of the Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media (from December 2016 onwards). He holds a PhD in Employee Relations and has an extensive research and teaching experience in the UK. He has participated in several European research projects and other academic and policy consultancy activities concerning employee relations, social rights, inequality etc. Marketization and Inequality, Labour Markets and Economic Crisis in Southern Europe, Young Workers and Trade Unions are among his areas of expertise. Earlier in his career he worked for the Greek Trade Union Congress and the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, in Dublin, as national correspondent for Greece. He co-edited two books and has authored more than 30 articles in peer reviewed journals, conferences and book chapters.