Dex Agourides has been with GGGI since October 2016 and is the Regional Director for Africa & Europe based office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and has regional responsibility for county engagement and program cycle.
Prior to joining GGGI, Dex served as Executive Director for international development at Ernst & Young (EY) for six years, based in Brussels. Dex is a development economist by training with more than 24 years of experience in policy formulation and implementation. He also spent several years as a senior advisor seconded by the EU to Governments and Inter-governmental organisations in Africa and participated in expert missions to countries with economies in transition. Dex also spent 6 years as Director General of a joint Greek Government and EU Agency employing more than 1000 full-time professionals that focused on enhancing the national and regional administrations’ capacity to implement their investment plans.