Stamatis Passas is a graduate of the Department of Physics of the School of Science and Technology of the University of Crete, Greece and holds two postgraduate degrees – one on Computer Studies (United Kingdom, University of Essex) and one on Business Administration (Greece, Hellenic Open University).
Currently, he works as an IT GRC Specialist of a financial institution of the country, while in the past he has worked as an analyst / developer in portfolio and retail companies. During his career, he has received accredited IT certifications.
He has been a member of ISACA Athens Chapter Board of Directors, where he has been actively involved for years, providing communications services with remarkable distinctions. He has been a speaker at conferences / seminars (ISACA Athens Chapter, Money Show, SED, itSMF Hellas, etc.), a lecturer at seminars of professional institutes (Hellenic Institute of Insurance Studies, Hellenic Institute of Internal Auditors) and a mentor in actions of Athens University of Economics and Business (Job – Pairs @ AUEB). He has a writing experience, composing his thoughts/knowledge in journals and newsletters in Greek and English language, with his latest contribution at the work of European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (Cyber Insurance: Recent Advances, Good Practices and Challenges) & ISACA International (ISACA Privacy Principles & Program Management Guide).