Ioannis Paidas is a graduate of the School of Primary Education at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and holds a master's degree in the field of Management from the University of Middlesex, England.
He has served as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Supreme Administration of Greek Civil Servants Trade Unions (ADEDY) and as Representative of Greece to the Executive Committee of the European Confederation of Trade Unions (ETUC).
He is a Member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and he was a Member of the Executive Committee of the Economic and Social Council of Greece (ESC). He has participated in many Parliamentary Committees meetings on social and labor issues.
Since his student days, Mr. Paidas keeps up with developments in his field at the international and national levels, he is an active citizen and he supports the development of social dialogue which fosters social cohesion.