Dr. Asterios Chatziparadeisis (mathematician and PhD in Statistics) is a civil servant in General Secretariat of Research and Technology (GSRT) in Greece. He is Head of Policy Planning Department which is responsible for the Design and Programming of the Research and Innovation Policy in Greece. In the past he had different positions as Director and Head of Department in GSRT and also in the Managing Authorities of the Operational Programmes “Competitiveness” and “Environment”. For the period 1995 – 1999 he used to work for the European Commission in Eurostat and the Programme ESPRIT (European Strategic Program on Research in Information Technology). He was responsible for the design of several Operational Programmes financed by the European Structural Funds, the Programme EPET II (Research and Technology for the programming period 1994 – 1999), the Programme EPAN I (Research, Energy, Industry and Tourism for the programming period 2000 – 2006) and EPAN II (Research, Energy, Industry, Tourism, Commerce, Culture for the programming period 2007 – 2013). He wrote articles and studies for the Research and Innovation Policies and Indicators.