Emmanuel Ioannidis-Damigos was born in Athens, Greece and has studied philosophy in Germany (FE Universität, Berlin) and France (Paris IV, Sorbonne & Ecole doctorale of the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Fontenay), where he obtained his PhD degree in ethical philosophy with a doctoral dissertation on Spinoza and Nietzsche.
At the same time he also attended seminars at universities in different parts of the world, including the American University of Cairo, the Complutense University in Madrid, the New Delhi University, India, and the Sapienza University in Rome.
He was visiting scholar at Stanford University, USA, and has taught ethical philosophy as visiting professor in various universities, including the Universidade de Sao Paulo and the Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo in Brazil.
In 2012 he created the OLBIOS Ethics Advisory Group, the first consulting agency providing ethical training for every department of a government, international institutions, corporations, NGOs and Foundations.
During 2013-2016 he established the content of the seven special editions of the OLBIOS JOURNAL, and conceived the design of the OLBIOS Community & Social Fund.
He dedicated the years 2017-2021 to conducting thousands of interviews with activists and social changemakers around the world which resulted in the creation of a team of Correspondents & Ambassadors of OLBIOS in 160 countries.
He is currently preparing an international fundraising campaign for OLBIOS, a book on the power of civil society and his philosophy study on a topology of human capacities.
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