Mr Ghikas is currently finalising his thesis at CEPMLP of the University of Dundee. His PhD is in the field of International Relations and Energy focusing on the EU, Greece's foreign energy policy choices and their implications for EU energy supply security. He holds a BA in International Relations and Strategic Studies and an MA in Diplomacy both from Lancaster University, UK. He also holds an MSc in Energy Policy from CEPMLP.
His research interests include the study of the interactions between Energy and Security, European Integration, Greek Foreign Policy Analysis and the development of US-Russian relations with special interest on their impact on South-Eastern Mediterranean security complex.
He speaks Greek (native language), English (fluent) and French (moderate).