Co-Founder and the Executive Director of Afixis
Thomas Tsoulias is a Co-Founder and the Executive Director of Afixis, an educational non-profit organisation aiming at transforming education. A licensed attorney with the Athens Bar Association, he has graduated from Anatolia College and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Law School, and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Public Policy and Management at King’s College London. Thomas has been pursuing the fields of gamification and education since 2012 with the designing of Protagoras Moot Court and the Model Hellenic Parliament simulation, both flagship programs of Afixis, which introduced a complete set of gamification elements to high school and University extracurricular activities in a unique manner at a national level. His research interests focus on redesigning education along incentive-based principles, increasing the efficiency of learning and making it fun and accessible to everyone in the process.
Associate Consultant, Capgemini Invent UK
Born and raised in Thessaloniki, Greece. He graduated from the International Baccaulaureate at Anatolia’s College and he continued his studies at the American University, Washington DC, where he studied the field of Ιnternational Ρelations and Πolitical Εconomy. He also studied at the Bocconi University at Milan, Italy, and he graduated with a degree in Ιnternational Economy and Business Administration. At the age of 23, he had worked as a consultant for Greece at the UN headquarters in New York, where he had dealt with issues of the UN Committee on Economic and Administrative Affairs and the Security Council. The last 3 years he has held the position of the Development Director of the educational organization Afixis where he was responsible for the promotion and development of the organization in Greece and abroad. He now works as a business consultant on corporate strategy and technology at a London-based company.