George Sarlis is a Cultural Manager, Consultant on EU Grants and Policy Advisor for Local Authorities and cities.
Since September 2018, he is the co-founder of MOSAIC // Culture & Creativity, a Creative Enterprise based in Greece, encouraging cultural and social innovation, supporting creative entrepreneurship and activating the potential of Cultural and Creative Industries.
Since 2013, he is the Director of SYNERGY EUROPEAN CONSULTING Ltd, a company he founded while he was living in London (2012 to 2017), specialising in EU Funding, Project Development, Project Management, Strategy and Policy Making consulting.
From 2015 to 2016 he was in charge of the LARISSA 2021 EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE CANDIDACY OFFICE.
He has extensive experience in Local Authority in Greece. For almost a decade he was working as a Project Coordinator at Patras Municipal Enterprise for Planning and Development – ADEP SA (2004 – 2010) and then he was the Mayor’s Consultant on Development Issues at Patras Municipality (2011-2013).
He graduated the Department of International and European Studies at Panteion University (Athens, Greece), and holds an MSc in Management of Cultural Organizations. He also holds an MA in the area of European Union and Developing Countries.