Dr Philippos I. Karipidis. Professor at the Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, department of Agricultural Technology –Agricultural Economics, Fellow of the EuroMed Academy of Business of the EuroMed Research Business Institute. Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences.He has 38 years academic experience as well as working experience in food industry. He has published large number of peer review articles, books and book chapters in the fields of agricultural and food marketing, incorporating environmental and quality related dimensions. Indicative publications: peer-reviewed articles in Agricultural Economics Review, Economic Research International, Euromed Journal of Business, Food Control, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Food Distribution Research, Journal of Food Agriculture and Environment, Journal of Global Business Advancement, Journal of Economics and Business Research, NewMedit, Sinergie, Italian Journal of Management Agricoltura Mediterranea, among others. He also has reviewed large number of reviews for peer reviewed journals and participated in many research projects as a coordinator or a member of scientific committees in the fields of Agricultural Marketing, Quality Management, Green Marketing, Social Responsibility and Environmental Management. Research interests: agricultural and food marketing, green marketing, quality management, environmental management, eco-certification, social responsibility.