Ioannis Hadjiyiannis is Head of the Unit Horizontal Policies of DG REFORM, responsible for developing DG REFORM’s strategic priorities, including technical support to Member States’ Recovery and Resilience Plans, as well as for coordinating DG REFORM’s presence in Member States. He is also Head of the Athens Office of DG REFORM since September 2018. Prior to that, he assisted the Head of the European Commission’s Structural Reform Support Service in coordinating the EU support to the management of the migration crisis in Greece. He worked for many years as project manager for technical support projects in Greece, as well as worked for several years as member of the European Commission's Legal Service. He studied law at King's College London and the Catholic University of Leuven and received a postgraduate degree in law from Columbia University in New York. He is admitted to the Bars of New York and Cyprus.