Dr. Apostolos Ziakopoulos is a Civil Engineer, PhD and Research Associate at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering at the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens. In 2013, he graduated from the School of Civil Engineering at the NTUA majoring in Transportation Engineering. In 2014, he received a Master of Science (MSc) in Transport from Imperial College London (DIC) and University College London. In 2011, he worked as a researcher for the University of Sheffield in a project through the I.A.E.S.T.E. scheme. In July 2020, he successfully defended his Doctoral Dissertation at the National Technical University of Athens, titled: “Spatial analysis of road safety and traffic behaviour using high resolution multi-parametric data”. He has more than 7 years of experience in several aspects of transport engineering and road safety.