Dr Georgios Koutsoukos

Georgios Koutsoukos

Dr Georgios Koutsoukos

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (TF)

Phone: +44 1784 443424

Personal profile

Dr Koutsoukos joined Royal Holloway after working for 17 years in the IT industry, in a wide spectrum of roles:  

  • "Hands-on" software development and automated systems re-engineering;
  • Project Management of numerous technology projects;
  • “Thought-leading” roles in IT Strategy & Governance, IT Service Management and Product Management.

Dr Koutsoukos is still an active practitioner in the field:

He currently leads Code Groovers, the software company in the department of which students are the main software developers.

Moreover, Georgios is a Consultant to a number of companies, mainly in the following areas:

  • Project Management frameworks and best-practices, with emphasis on Project Strategy and on Software Projects Psychology
  • Software Engineering Processes and Platforms
  • Technology Strategy, Service Management and Software Product Management

As a researcher, he has participated in various projects that involved industry and academia partners and has published a number of papers on software architectures, on automated systems’ re-engineering, on the leadership of software development teams and on project management. 

His current research interests mainly focus on the concept of project strategy and its operationalization in practice and on the human & psychological aspects of software projects.  

Since 2004, Dr Koutsoukos has also been teaching at the University of Leicester, where in 2009 he became a Honorary Visiting Fellow.

Georgios holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Leicester, an MSc in Enterprise Information Systems from King’s College London and a BSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Dr Koutsoukos is certified as a Prince2® Practitioner in Project Management, AgilePM Practitioner and ISO/IEC 20000 (IT Service Management) Lead Implementer. He also holds the Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster® certification. 



CS5504:Business Intelligence Systems, Infrastructures and Technologies.

CS3003: IT Project Management.

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