Gregory Kontos is a leader in the field of Greek genealogy. He has managed all the Greek projects run by MyHeritage, and has a long list of co-operations with genealogy companies and projects, including, among others, AncestryProGenealogists, Trace.com, Legacy Tree Genealogists, PBS show “Finding your Roots” and BBC show “A House Through Time”. In 2020, Gregory founded Greek Ancestry, a Greek genealogy business based in Patras, Greece. Greek Ancestry’s goal is twofold: on the one hand, it aims at contributing to records preservation and accessibility through digitization and indexing projects; on the other hand, it focuses on educational initiatives, such as the International Greek Ancestry Conference, webinars, articles etc. Gregory holds degrees in history from the University of Athens, Greece, and the University of Leiden, The Netherlands. He currently is a PhD candidate in history at the University of Athens. He has an expertise in the history of migration, nationalism and religion.