Dimitri Tzanninis is an economist. He is currently a Researcher at the University of Piraeus, Department of Economics. He has been an independent consultant since June 2010. He was previously Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors at the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Greece, Member of the Economic and Financial Committee and of the Eurogroup Working Group of the European Union, Deputy to the Minister at the ECOFIN Council of Finance Ministers and at the Eurogroup Council of the European Union, Member of the Economic Policy Committee of the OECD, Alternate Governor for Greece on the Board of Governors of the World Bank Group, Member of the Board of Directors of the Public Debt Management Agency of Greece, and Member of the Board of Directors as well as Member of the Audit Committee of the National Bank of Greece. From 1993 to 2008, he worked at the International Monetary Fund in the Asian, European, and Policy Development and Review Departments. He taught economics at the University of Western Ontario from 1990 to 1993.