Brief CV


Prof Chryssy POTSIOU is teaching Cadastre and Land Management, Spatial Information Management, and Real Estate Valuation at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, since 2005.

Her local recognition includes the following positions of trust and tasks:

For the period 2009-2011 she was appointed by the Hellenic government (through a qualification based procedure) as a member of the board of directors at HEMCO (Hellenic Mapping and Cartographic Organization). For the period 2009-2012 she was appointed by the Hellenic government (through a qualification based procedure) as a member of the board of directors at the KTIMATOLOGIO S.A., agency responsible for the implementation of the Hellenic Cadastre

For the periods: 2013 - 2015 she was elected as a Member of the Management Board of the Hellenic Association of Rural and Surveying Engineers (HARSE); 1992 - 2019 she served as an elected member of the Management Board of the Hellenic Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing; 2002 - 2006 & 2008 - 2010 as an elected member of the Management Board of the Hellenic Society for Geographic Information Systems - HellasGIs.

Since 1994, she represents the Technical Chamber of Greece in United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG). She cooperated as an external consultant with the World Bank and the Norwiegian Mapping Agency, for the compilation of research studies in the field of land management, especially in the formalization of informal settlements and the registration of informal constructions into the cadastral systems. She has build experience in various UNECE and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA) countries such as Kyrgyzstan, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Israel, Turkey, Romania and Albania. Through the above mentioned activity she has accomplished international research and has published several UNECE and FIG publications.

Her international recognition and activity also includes the following positions of trust and tasks:

2019-2021 UNECE WPLAVice Chair;
2001 - 2021 Bureau member of the UNECE/Working Party on Land Administration (WPLA);
2019 - Honorary FIG President;
2015 - 2018 Chair of the International Professional Bodies Cluster of GLTN;
2015 - 2018 Member of the International Advisory Board of the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN);
2015 - 2018 President of FIG;
2011 - 2014 FIG Vice President and Chair of the FIG Task Force on Property and Housing;
2007 - 2010 Member of the FIG Councilfor 2 periods as ACCO representative;
2006 - 2010 Chair of FIG Commission 3 'Spatial Information Management';
2004 - 2006 Vice chair of FIG Commission 3'Spatial Information Management';
2002 - 2006 Chair of Working Group 3.3 "Spatial Information Management - State of the Art" of FIG Commission 3;
1998 - 2002 Chair of the Working Group 3.1 "Spatial Information Management - Technical Aspects" of FIG Commission 3;
1994 - 1998 Member of the Working Group 7.1 1 of FIG Commission 7 Cadaster and Land Management;