Ermis Panagiotopoulos is a dual Greek/Belgian citizen. He has a bachelor's degree (BSc) in Water Management and Agriculture Engineering (Greece), a master’s degree (MSc) in Environmental Science from Wageningen University (Netherlands) and an MA in International Politics (Brussels).
Ermis has been living and working in Brussels since 2006. He has worked in NGOs, the European Commission and industry associations. He is currently the Sustainability Director of the European Federation of Bottled Waters.