El CV del Dr. Sakis es el siguiente: Sakis joined Bournemouth University in 2020 as a Professor (Catedratico) and Deputy Head (Vice-decano de investigacion) for the Department of Sport and Event Management. Prior to this, Sakis worked for 12 years at the University of Kent, where he had a wide rage of leadership roles such as being the Head of School (Decano) and he also founded a research group focusing the Legacies of Sport Mega Events. In another life, Sakis has been an elite fencing athlete competing for the national team of Greece in European and World Championships. Once his athletic career came to an end he obtained several scholarships and funding grants (Marie Curie Intra-European, International Olympic Committee-advanced grants, Real Madrid foundation, Newton Fund, MacMillan) that allowed him to build a strong international academic background which has been enriched by professional experience in different countries (Greece, Spain, France, United Kingdom, Brazil, Colombia). Dr Pappous is a polyglot and has published widely on the topic of sport participation legacies of sport events, on disability sport and recently on mindfulness. His academic publications are backed up from a sound professional, consulting and empirical experience. Sakis was employed as a Supervisor for the Organising Committee of the Athens 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games and he also has been leading research projects related to London 2012, Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020. Sakis is passionate when it comes to research that has a societal impact. As an academic leader, Sakis embraces empathy and perspective taking. In his free time he enjoys practising mindfulness, swimming and he is always up for stroll along the beach in Bournemouth or a walk in the forest