Dimitris Papastergiou was born in Trikala, in 1973. He studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. He has attended journalism courses while he has also designed and constructed several energy projects, in the private sector. In 2014, as head of the political combination “Restart Now”, he was elected Mayor of Trikala. Citizens of Municipality re-elected Dimitris Papastergiou at the elections of 2019. Later this year, on December 2019, he was honored by the Mayors of Greece, who they elected him as President of the Union of Mayors of Greece (KEDE). One of his main goals is to make really smart and viable Greek cities, with strong and modern Municipalities.