Dionissis Papadatos was born in Kalamata, Greece. He studied at the Department of Cultural Technology and Communication of the Aegean University specializing in Cultural Representation and New Technologies. Currently he is an MBA student. Since 2006 he has worked in various areas around Greece, as cultural event manager. Since 2012 he is the Project Manager of “Captain Vassilis and Carmen Konstantakopoulos Foundation”. The main aim of the Foundation is to establish Messinia as a model for sustainable agricultural development, by supporting and promoting related projects. So far the Foundation has supported a range of activities, varying from research on local seed varieties to seminars and promotional activities on local gastronomy and products. Dionissis Papadatos is olive oil taster and was an active member of the Kalamata Olive Oil Taste Panel of the Technological Educational Institute of Peloponnese from 2012 to 2017.