Professor Thomas Kontogiannis holds a PhD in Cognitive Ergonomics from the University of Loughborough. He has long research and consultancy experience in various areas and especially in the risky driving behaviour area where he has published several research papers in international journals and conferences. He has been involved in the chemical industry, the nuclear industry, the aviation industry, the defence sector and the transport industry. In the past he has worked for many companies around the world, such as for Shell in the UK, TUV in Germany, Mitsubishi Atomic Power Industries in Japan, the Korean Atomic Energy Research Institute in South Korea, the European Space Agency in Holland and the Docklands Light Railway in the UK. Dr Kontogiannis published one book in 1994 and 21 original articles in peer-reviewed journals, 16 original articles in conferences and 22 consultancy reports. He is also a member of the Editorial Board for one international peer-reviewed journal (Cognition, Technology and Work) and a reviewer for 5 international journals. He is member of Ergonomics Society (UK) and Human Factors & Ergonomics Society (USA).