Εθνική Σύνοδος για την Ευρωπαϊκή Πράσινη Συμφωνία - Ομιλητές

 

 

Θεοδώρα Αντωνακάκη

Theodora Antonakaki is coordinating BoG's work on climate, sustainability and research at the Climate Change Impacts Study Committee (CCISC) since 2009 and representing the Bank of Greece (BoG) at the Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System (NGFS). She obtained her Diploma at the Architectural Department of the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the MSc in Built Environment at the Bartlett School of Built Environment of the University of London, where she was an Honorary Research Fellow. She has consulted companies in Greece and abroad in a wide range of projects, in planning, urban and architectural design, on issues of sustainability and socioeconomic impacts. She has participated in competitions and her work has gained awards from Europa Nostra and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. Theodora has been an Adjunct Professor at the Syracuse University, presented her work at conferences and has lectured at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the University of Stirling, the School of Nordic Urban Design, University of London and the Hellenic Open University. She has written book chapters in edited books and her work has been published at peer reviewed journals.

 
 

 

Κωνσταντίνος Αραβώσης

Prof. Konstantinos Aravossis is Secretary General of Natural Environment & Water at the Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy. He is a Mechanical Engineer with a M.Sc. in Management Science from Imperial College, University of London. He has further been awarded a PhD by the National Technical University of Athens. He is an Assoc. Professor of “Planning, Management and Assessment of Technological and Environmental Investments” at the NTUA and Professor at the ATHENS MBA (NTUA - Athens University of Economics) since 1997. He is the Coordinator of the “Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development Research Group” of the Sector of Industrial Management and Operations Research of the Mechanical Engineering School. He was the Environmental Advisor to the President of the Greek New Democracy political party. He was President of the Greek Branch of the Waste to Energy Research and Technology Council coordinated by Columbia University and associate researcher of the Earth Engineering Center -Columbia University as well as visiting Professor at Imperial College-London. He was President of the Coordinating Committee of the Institute of Production and Operations Management / Hellenic Management Association. He has been an advisor of the Deputy Minister of Culture for the Olympic Games Constructions and their Post-Olympic utilization, President of the Greek Association of Environmental Protection Companies, President of the Hellenic Solid Waste Management Association (HSWMA) (now Hon. President), President of the Ordinary Environmental Committee of the Technical Chamber of Greece and member of Evaluation Committees for Investment and Energy Projects of the Ministry of Development.

 

 
 

Σπύρος Αρσένης

O Δρ. Σπύρος Αρσένης είναι ο συντονιστής του προγράμματος NBG Business Seeds της Εθνικής Τράπεζας και ο αρχικός συντονιστής του προγράμματος Crowdfunding act4Greece. Συμμετέχει στα advisory boards του Uni.fund, Metavallon, Big Pi and OK!Thess. Εκλεγμένος στο Δ.Σ. της Ελληνικής Εταιρείας Περιβάλλοντος και Πολιτισμού και μέλος της Επιτροπής Εκπαίδευσης, Καινοτομίας και Επιχειρηματικότητας του Ελληνο-Αμερικάνικου Επιμελητηρίου. Ηλεκτρολόγος Μηχανικός με 25 έτη επαγγελματικής εμπειρίας σε θέσεις ευθύνης στην Ελλάδα και στο εξωτερικό σε διεθνή έργα τηλεπικοινωνιών, business banking και καινοτομία. Συγγραφέας 7 βιβλίων με θέμα την πληροφορική και το διαδίκτυο.

 
 

Νικόλαος Βέττας

Nikolaos Vettas is a Professor of Economics at AUEB since 2003 and Chairman of its Economics Department (2007-2011). His research and teaching interests include Industrial Organization, Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory, Competition Policy and Regulation, Information and Learning. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association, of the Journal of Industrial Economics and of the International Journal of Industrial Organization. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics, a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London, UK and a member of the Economic Advisory Group for Competition Policy, European Commission, DG-Competition, Brussels.  He has served as Member of the Greek Competition Commission (2000 - 2003). 

 

 
 

Κώστας Βλάχος 

Kostas Vlachos is the COO of Latsco Marine Management Inc. a subsidiary company of Latsco Shipping Ltd. He is a member of Technical and National Greek committees of ABS, DNV-GL and Lloyds. He is a council Member and ExCom member of Intertanko. He is a member of GPC of SIGTOO.

 

 
 

Ιωάννης Γεραγωτέλλης

Ο κ. Ιωάννης Γεραγωτέλλης ολοκλήρωσε τις σπουδές του στον τομέα της Πληροφορικής, ενώ είναι κάτοχος μεταπτυχιακού Διπλώματος στην Διαχείριση Καινοτομίας, από το Πανεπιστήμιο του Sussex / SPRU. Είναι Διευθύνων Σύμβουλος της εταιρείας ΚiNNO Consultants. Ο κ. Γεραγωτέλλης έχει εκτενή εμπειρία στο σχεδιασμό και διαχείριση έργων σχετικών με την υποστήριξη της καινοτομίας, τη μεταφορά τεχνολογίας, την εμπορική αξιοποίηση αποτελεσμάτων έρευνας και την επιχειρηματική ανάπτυξη. Η επαγγελματική του εμπειρία περιλαμβάνει παροχή συμβουλευτικών υπηρεσιών σε start-ups, επιχειρήσεις και ερευνητές στους τομείς της ενέργειας, την αγροδιατροφή, περιβάλλον , μεταφορές και ΤΠΕ. Επιπρόσθετα, είναι συντονιστής τους κόμβου INNOENERGY στην Ελλάδα.
 

 
 
 

Ευάγγελος Γερασόπουλος

Dr. Evangelos Gerasopoulos is a Research Director at the Institute for Environmental Research and Sustainable Development of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA). He has a PhD in the field of Atmospheric Physics and Dynamics. He is the Director of the Greek GEO Office, the focal point for Earth Observation activities at the national level and serves as the Greek delegate in the Programme Board of the Intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO; since 2015) and the EuroGEOSS Coordination Group (since 2017). He is also member of the Board of the Hellenic Quality Assurance & Accreditation Agency (HQA), and served in the past as member of the Sectorial Scientific Council for the Environment and Energy of the National Council for Research and Technology (2014 - 2016). 

 

 
 

Εμμανουήλ Γιακουμάκης

Emmanuel Giakoumakis is Professor at the Department of Informatics of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) and Rector of the University since 2015. He has taught Software Engineering, Programming Languages, as well as Regulation in the Electronic Communications Market, at undergraduate and postgraduate level. His research focuses on topics in: Software Engineering, Biomedical Applications, Regulation and Competition in the Electronic Communications market, Telecommunications Policies. In parallel to his academic career, he has served in senior management positions, such as: Chairman of the National Telecommunications and Post Commission (2000-2005), Secretary General of Communications of the Ministry of Transport and Communications (1998-2000), Chairman and Managing Director of the State’s Hellenic Information Systems Societe Anonyme (ELSYP SA) (1995-1997), Head of Informatics Division of the Hellenic Agency for Local Development and Local Government (EETAA) (1988-1990). 

 

 
 

Γιάννης Ιωαννίδης

Yannis Ioannidis is the President and General Director of the ATHENA Research and Innovation Center as well as a Professor at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is also serving a 2-year term (2018-2020) as the Secretary/Treasurer of ACM. He is an ACM and IEEE Fellow and a member Academia Europaea. He has been a (co-)principal investigator in over 40 research projects funded by various government agencies (USA, Europe, Greece) or private industry. He is currently on the editorial board of Communications of the ACM (CACM) and has served in the past on several others, such as Information Systems, the Journal of Digital Libraries, and the VLDB Journal. He currently serves as the Greek delegate to the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI), a member of its Executive Board, the ESFRI representative to the e-Infrastructures Reflection Group (e-IRG), and an expert in the Programme Committee on Research Infrastructures within the European Commission's Horizon2020 Framework Programme. 

 

 
 

Δημήτρης Καλαβρός-Γουσίου

Dimitris Kalavros-Gousiou is a technology entrepreneur and investor. He serves as Co-Founder and General Partner at Velocity.Partners, a pre-seed and seed Venture Capital Fund active in Greece and SEE. He is best known as the Founder and Curator of TEDxAthens, the most impactful platform for ideas, dialogue and talks in Greece. Prior to his role at Velocity.Partners, Dimitris co-founded Found.ation (a leading startup acceleration and innovation hub in the Balkans), TechTalent School (a coding school) and TechTalent Pool (a recruiting SaaS for developers). From 2011 to 2013, Dimitris served as a Referrer for pre-seed investment firm HackFwd, leading its pipeline in Greece and Southeast Europe. DKG holds a Law degree from the University of Kent at Canterbury and an LLM (Master of Laws) in Computer and Communications Law from the Queen Mary University of London. He is a 2X alumnus of U.S. Department of State "International Visitor Leadership Program", classes of 2013 and 2017, the latter under the prestigious "Gold Stars" program, and a member of the Global Shapers Community of the World Economic Forum. Dimitris regularly speaks on the topics of entrepreneurship, technology, design thinking, digital storytelling and leadership. 

 

 
 

Δημήτρης Καραβέλλας

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβέλλας έχει εργαστεί από διάφορες θέσεις και ρόλους στο WWF για περισσότερο από είκοσι πέντε χρόνια. Έχει ασχοληθεί με βασικά ζητήματα πολιτικής που συνδέονται με τους φυσικούς πόρους, τη διατήρηση και προστασία απειλούμενων ειδών και σημαντικών οικοτόπων, την κλιματική αλλαγή και την αειφόρο ανάπτυξη σε εθνικό, περιφερειακό και παγκόσμιο επίπεδο. Είναι Γενικός Διευθυντής του WWF Ελλάς, ενώ προεδρεύει επίσης της Θαλάσσιας Μεσογειακής Πρωτοβουλίας του WWF, μιας συλλογικής προσπάθειας του διεθνούς δικτύου του WWF για τη διατήρηση των θαλάσσιων και παράκτιων οικοσυστημάτων και την προώθηση μιας βιώσιμης “μπλε οικονομίας” στην περιοχή της Μεσογείου. Είναι επίσης μέλος του SDSN Leadership Council of Greece. Είναι κάτοχος BSc. στη Θαλάσσια Βιολογία από το Queen Mary University of London, και MSc. στη Βιολογία και Διαχείριση της Αλιείας από το Bangor University. 

 

 
 

Γεώργιος Καραντώνης

George Karantonis is currently a partner at Metavallon VC, which is a €32 million venture capital firm that specializes in seed stage funding for technology companies. The firm engages at early to seed stage and funds companies that will operate at the forefront of business and technology innovation. Metavallon VC has received investment from both EquiFund, a fund-of-funds created jointly by the Hellenic Republic and European Investment Fund (EIF), and other private investors. George holds a B.Sc. in Environmental Sciences from the University of Athens, M.Sc. in Exploration Geophysics from the University of Leeds, and an MBA from Athens Laboratory of Business Administration. He worked for several years as a freelance consultant and has helped numerous Greek SMEs secure funding through relevant Greek and European programs. Later he worked as a senior manager in leading Greek ICT companies. He has experience working in private companies, as well as in companies listed in the Athens (Pouliadis & Associates), London AIM and NY Nasdaq (Velti) stock exchanges. He co-founded his first ICT company while he was a University student and the second one in the year 2000. In 2012 together with his partner Nikos Karapanagou they ran a successful MBO taking over the integration business of the Nasdaq listed company Velti and created the Motivian Group, which soon became a competent solutions provider for Banks, Operators and Government Agencies in the wider area of SE Europe, Middle East & N Africa. 

 

 
 

Κώστας Καρράς

Costa Carras in 1972 with his wife Lydia he founded Greece's leading environmental organization, Elliniki Etairia (Society for the Environment and the Cultural Heritage), of which he was President 1972-1975 and 2001-2008. Since 1973 he has represented Elliniki Etairia in Europa Nostra, the federation of European conservation organizations, and is that body's longest-serving Vice-President. He is a founding member of Friends of Cyprus in London, for whose annual Report be he often writes, and of the Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe, where he serves on the Board as Rapporteur for the Joint History Project, which has produced six workbooks covering various periods of the region’s past, most recently the period 1945-2008. He was co-chairman of the British Council of Churches' Commission on Trinitarian Doctrine in the 1980s, when he also organized the ground-breaking 1988 meeting on religion and the environment in Patmos as a lay Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. 

 

 
 

Λούκα Τ. Κατσέλη

Louka T. Katseli is Professor of International Economics and Development at the Department of Economics of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens. She has served as Greece’s Minister of Labor and Social Security (2010 – 2011) and Minister of Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping (2009 – 2010). With a Ph. D in International and Development Economics from Princeton University, she has taught as Assistant and Associate Professor at Yale University and has published extensively in her fields of interest which include international, development and institutional economics. She has served as Director of the OECD Development Centre (2003 - 2007), member and vice-president of the UN Committee for Development Policy (1996–1999), Special Advisor to the Greek Prime Minister (1993 – 1996) and Director of the Centre for Planning and Economic Research (1983-1986). She has been a member of the EC Monetary and Economic Policy Committees and an advisor and consultant to various governments and international organizations.

 

 
 

Αγγέλικα Κεμενέ

Angelica Kemene is leading the Market Analysis & Intelligence department of Optima Shipping Services covering dry cargo, oil and gas tankers, container shipping and shipbuilding. Angelica advises clients around the world on shipping and financial markets developments, assisting them with shipping investment, strategy and chartering decisions. Meantime, founded and manages Optima-X, a maritime innovation hub in Athens, hosting the Enso XL accelerator for startups related to the MaritimeTech. She holds 12 years of active experience in the shipping market and has travelled extensively to meet and participate with industry professionals in conferences around the world. During her professional experience, she has been involved in analyzing various traded commodity (mining, energy and agri sectors) movements and their future performance related to the Shipping Industry in ICAP Plc, London. Before joining ICAP plc she worked for the Baltic Exchange Derivatives Trading Ltd, a subsidiary of the Baltic Exchange in London, in the Market Surveillance team on FFA trades. She has partnered with Monte Nero Capital Advisory on an ad hoc basis as a Business Associate in Investor Relations. She also gained experience as a Commercial Shipping Analyst with Trafigura Beheer B.V. mainly working on tanker performance analysis and post fixture. Following a degree in Shipping, she went on to earn an MSc in Mathematical Trading and Finance from CASS Business School in London and she enhanced her education with Python programming, Digital Marketing and Data Science certificates.

 

 
 

Πέτρος Κόκκαλης

Petros Kokkalis is a Greek businessman and member of the European Parliament. He holds a B.A. from Hampshire College with a concentration in history; his Division III title was "Making the Love of My People: Constructing Legitimacy for the Monarchy in Late 19th Century Greece.” He earned his M.P.A. at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where he serves as a member of the Dean's Alumni Leadership Council. He was the Vice-President and shareholder of Intracom Holdings, one of the largest multinational technology groups in South-Eastern Europe, and the Vice-President and shareholder of Intralot S.A., a gaming technology supplier and lottery licensed operator. He was also the Vice-President of the Greek football club Olympiacos, and is the Vice-President of the Kokkalis Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes education and training, culture and social welfare, medical research and information technology, and athletics, both in Greece and abroad. He is Secretary General of Organization Earth, an environmental education NGO. He was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in the 2019 Euroelections with SYRIZA.

 

 
 

Νεόφυτος Κολοκοτρώνης

Ο Νεόφυτος Κολοκοτρώνης, Innovation Associate στο Found.ation, είναι ο διαχειριστής των προγραμμάτων του EIT Digital. Το Found.ation, μια πλατφόρμα καινοτομίας και τεχνολογίας, είναι ο τοπικός στρατηγικός συνεργάτης του EIT Digital στην Ελλάδα, Κύπρο, Βουλγαρία, Ρουμανία και Αλβανία, στο πλαίσιο του προγράμματος ARISE Europe. Ο Νεόφυτος συντονίζει τις δραστηριότητες του EIT Digital, που συμπεριλαμβάνουν την υποστήριξη deep-tech early stage startups, την αναζήτηση τοπικών scaleups, καθώς και τη διοργάνωση εκπαιδευτικών εργαστηρίων στην ψηφιακή καινοτομία. Έχει εκτεταμένη εμπειρία στην ανάπτυξη ψηφιακών προϊόντων, μέσω της συμμετοχής του σε διεθνείς κοινότητες και οργανισμούς.

 
 

Φοίβη Κουντούρη

Η Kαθηγήτρια Δρ. Φοίβη Κουντούρη (με διδακτορικό από το Πανεπιστήμιο του Cambridge) κατέχει την έδρα της Βιώσιμης Ανάπτυξης στην Οικονομική Σχολή του Οικονομικού Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών και είναι η εκλεγμένη Πρόεδρος της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιστημονικής Ένωσης Οικονομολόγων Περιβάλλοντος και Φυσικών Πόρων (https://www.eaere.org/), με περισότερες από 60 χώρες μέλη. Το επιστημονικό έργο της Καθηγήτριας  Κουνδούρη την κατατάσσει στο 1% των γυναικών οικονομολόγων παγκοσμίως, με 15 βιβλία και μονογραφίες και πάνω από 250 επιστημονικές δημοσιεύσεις. 
 
Είναι επίσης ιδρύτρια και Επιστημονική Διευθύντρια του Ερευνητικού Εργαστηρίου ReSEES: Research on Socio-Economic and Environmental Sustainability (www.dept.aueb.gr/en/ReSEES) στο Οικονομικό Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών, είναι Διευθύντρια του Climate KIC Hub Greece (www.climate-kic.org) στο Ευρωπαϊκό Ινστιτούτο Καινοτομίας και Τεχνολογίας, είναι Πρόεδρος του Επιστημονικού Συμβουλίου του Ευρωπαϊκού Ινστιτούτου Δασών (www.efi.int) και συν-πρόεδρος του United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Greece (https://www.unsdsn.org/). Στο παρελθόν είχε ακαδημαϊκές θέσεις στο Πανεπιστήμιο του Cambridge, στο Πανεπιστήμιο του Λονδίνου, στο Πανεπιστήμιο του Reading και στο London School of Economics.

Κεντρικό ρόλο στην έρευνα της κατέχει η ανάπτυξη διεπιστημονικών μαθηματικών/στατιστικών μοντέλων και εμπειρικών προσεγγίσεων για την μετάβαση στην αειφόρο ανάπτυξη. Η Καθηγήτρια Κουνδούρη είναι κορυφαία στην Ευρώπη και παγκοσμίως, στην επιλογή και επιτάχυνση προς την αγορά καινοτόμων λύσεων για την βιώσιμη ανάπτυξη. Έχει συντονίσει περισσότερα από 75 διεπιστημονικά έργα έρευνας και καινοτομίας, έχει δώσει εκατοντάδες ομιλίες σ’όλο τον κόσμο, και έχει ενεργήσει ως σύμβουλος σε ζητήματα αειφόρου ανάπτυξης και διαχείρισης των φυσικών πόρων σε διεθνείς οργανισμούς και κυβερνήσεις, και στις πέντε ηπείρους. Σήμερα είναι μέλος της Πρωθυπουργικής Επιτροπής για το δεκαετές αναπτυξιακό πρόγραμμα της Ελλάδας, καθώς και της επιτροπής για την Κλιματική Αλλαγή του Ελληνικού Υπουργείου Περιβάλλοντος και Ενέργειας. Το έργο της έχει βραβευτεί και επηρεάσει πολιτικές σε όλο τον κόσμο.


 
 

Γεώργιος Κωστάκος

Ο Δρ. Γεώργιος Κωστάκος είναι Εκτελεστικός Διευθυντής του Ιδρύματος για την Παγκόσμια Διακυβέρνηση και Αειφορία (Foundation for Global Governance and Sustainability – FOGGS) με έδρα τις Βρυξέλλες και Συν-Διευθυντής του Ελληνικού Φόρουμ για τη Βιώσιμη Ανάπτυξη (ΕΛΦΟΒΑ), μια κοινή πρωτοβουλία του FOGGS και του Ελληνικού Ιδρύματος Ευρωπαϊκής και Εξωτερικής Πολιτικής (ΕΛΙΑΜΕΠ). Υπηρέτησε προηγούμενα σε καίριες θέσεις στη Γραμματεία του ΟΗΕ, μεταξύ άλλων για θέματα παγκόσμιας αειφορίας, κλιματικής αλλαγής, και αναδιοργάνωσης του ΟΗΕ. Έχει επίσης συνεργαστεί με το ΕΛΙΑΜΕΠ, το Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών και την κοινοπραξία ευρωπαϊκών συμβουλευτικών εταιρειών NEEMO EEIG. Οι σπουδές του συνδυάζουν Μηχανολογία (ΕΜΠ) και Διεθνείς Σχέσεις (Πανεπιστήμιο του Κεντ).
 
 
 

Ρικάρντο Λαμπίρης

He studied Electronic Engineering at the University of Sussex and has obtained a MSc. postgraduate degree in Project Management from the University of Birmingham. He has also obtained an MSc. in International Trade, Transport and Finance from City University in the United Kingdom. Initially at Rockwell Golde he then moved into investment banking (initially Telesis / Eurobank and later HSBC) covering a wide number of industries, products and sectors, focusing on Greece, Cyprus and the wider South-East European region. Since October 2017, he is the Chief Executive Officer of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund, charged with privatizing State Assets. 

 

 


 

 
 

Γιάννης Μανιάτης
 

Dr. Eng. Yannis Maniatis is a Rural and Surveying Engineer (National Technical University of Athens). He is an Assoc. Professor at University of Piraeus since 2002 and a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Economic Geography of University of Bonn (1995).Dr. Maniatis was elected as a Member of the Greek Parliament for the prefecture of Argolida for the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) for the first time in the 2004 elections and re-elected in 2007, 2009, May 2012, June 2012 and September 2015 elections. He has been: Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change; Secretary of PASOK Parliamentary Group; Deputy Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change; Secretary General of the Ministry of Transport and Communications; Chairman of the Athens Urban Transport Organisation (OASA); Chairman of the Postal Savings Bank. Dr. Maniatis has participated with more than two hundred scientific papers and lectures in international congresses and scientific magazines.

 

 
 

Νίκος Μάντζαρης

Ο Νίκος Μάντζαρης είναι αναλυτής πολιτικής και συνιδρυτής του Green Tank, ενός ανεξάρτητου περιβαλλοντικού think tank που εστιάζει στην απολιγνιτοποίηση σε εθνικό και ευρωπαϊκό επίπεδο, τη Δίκαιη Μετάβαση των λιγνιτικών περιοχών στη μεταλιγνιτική περίοδο, τη βιώσιμη ανάπτυξη και τη διατήρηση της βιοποικιλότητας. Είναι χημικός μηχανικός ΕΜΠ με διδακτορικό από το τμήμα Χημικής Μηχανικής και Επιστήμης των Υλικών του Πανεπιστημίου της Μιννεσότα των ΗΠΑ και μεταδιδακτορικές σπουδές στο τμήμα των Μαθηματικών του ιδίου Πανεπιστημίου. Εργάστηκε ως Επίκουρος και μετέπειτα ως Αναπληρωτής Καθηγητής στο τμήμα Χημικής και Βιομοριακής Μηχανικής του Πανεπιστημίου του Rice στο Τέξας κάνοντας έρευνα σε διάφορα πεδία που σχετίζονται με τη βιώσιμη ανάπτυξη όπως η βιοτεχνολογία, η νανοτεχνονολογία και τα βιοαποσυντιθέμενα πλαστικά. Στην Ελλάδα εργάστηκε ως επιστημονικός συνεργάτης του Ευρωβουλευτή των Οικολόγων Πράσινων ενώ στη συνέχεια ήταν υπεύθυνος του τομέα ενεργειακής και κλιματικής πολιτικής του WWF Ελλάς. 

 
 

Δημήτρης Μαυρίκιος

Dimitris Mavrikios is the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of EIT Manufacturing - the newly established EIT KIC. He is responsible for implementing the annual cycle of operations, organizing and overseeing the process to elaborate and approve the annual Business Plans and their operational executions. During the start-up year of EIT Manufacturing, he has coordinated the set up and launch of the KIC's operations. Before joining EIT Manufacturing, he has been Head of European Affairs at the Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation at the University of Patras. He has been responsible for strategic European research co-operations and European manufacturing research and innovation initiatives.

 
 

Χρήστος Ι. Μεγάλου

Christos I. Megalou has served as Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Piraeus Bank S.A. since April 1, 2017. He has been Board Member since March 2017. He is Chairman of the Group Executive Committee of the Company. He is a senior International Banker, who has worked for Global Financial Institutions, Investment Banks and Commercial Banks. From 2013 to 2015 he was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Eurobank Ergasias SA. On 2015 and 2016 he acted as a Senior Advisor of Fairfax Financial Holdings in Toronto and London and from May 2016 was engaged as Senior Advisor of Advent International in London. Mr. Megalou held senior positions at Credit Suisse Investment Banking for over 16 years in London, UK. in 2013 he was appointed Vice-Chairman of Southern Europe. From 2011 to 2013 he was Co-Head of Investment Banking for Southern Europe (Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Cyprus). Mr. Megalou was a Director at BZW (Barclays de Zoete Wedd) in London, having joined Barclays Bank in Athens in 1989. He started his banking career at Agricultural Bank of Greece in 1986 and he has held numerous other positions in Greece, UK and USA. 


 

 
 

 Γεώργιος Μέγας

Ο Γεώργιος Μέγας είναι το Εθνικό Σημείο Επαφής για τις Τεχνολογίες Πληροφορίας και Τηλεπικοινωνιών (ICT) & τις Μελλοντικές και Αναδυόμενες Τεχνολογίες (FET) στον Ορίζοντα 2020, συντονιστής του κόμβου του Ευρωπαϊκού Ινστιτούτου για την Τεχνολογία και την Καινοτομία στον τομέα της Υγείας (EIT HEALTH) στην Ελλάδα και μέλος του δικτύου Enterprise Europe Network. Ο Γ. Μέγας εργάζεται στο Εθνικό Κέντρο Τεκμηρίωσης & Ηλεκτρονικού Περιεχομένου ως σύμβουλος Καινοτομίας και Μεταφορά Τεχνολογίας και ως διαχειριστής Ευρωπαϊκών έργων στον Ορίζοντα 2020 όπως το νέο έργο Startup3, κομμάτι του Startup Europe for Growth and Innovation Radar. 
 
 
 

 

 
 

Παύλος Μυλωνάς

Pavlos Mylonas was appointed Chief Executive Officer of National Bank of Greece in July 2018. He joined NBG in 2000 and served, inter alia, as Deputy CEO, CRO and Head of Strategy. He worked on the staff of the OECD from 1995 to 2000, and at the International Monetary Fund from 1987 to 1995. In the years 1985-1987, he was visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics in Boston University. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics-Economics (Magna cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa) from Brown University, as well as a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University. 


 

 
 

Ανδρέας Παπανδρέου

Andreas Papandreou is a Professor in the Economics Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Prof. Papandreou has 30 years of academic experience in various Universities, including University College London and Harvard. His research and published work are mostly in the fields of environmental economics, institutional economics, political economy and welfare economics. He is alternate Head of the Department of Economics and Director of the Section of Political Economy at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is a Research Associate of the International Center of Research on the Environment and the Economy (ICRE8). He is the Director of the Political Economy of Sustainable Development Lab (PESD) at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. The Lab has also established the Athens Behavioral and Experimental Economics and Social Sciences Unit (ABEESS) to undertake, inter alia, experimental research relating to sustainable development. He is Co-chair of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Greece (SDSN Greece).


 

 
 

Βασίλης Πατέρας

Vassilis Pateras is the President of Axios Hellas. He studied shipping at Morley College in London and Business Administration at the American College of London and currently works in the maritime industry. He has served in the Hellenic Navy SealTeams. He is an offshore world champion of the Round Britain 2008 Power Boat Race and a record holder of the Round of Britain. Vassilis Pateras was ranked 6thin the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC 2011), a well-knownTransatlantic Sailing Race. He has been actively involved in volunteering since 2007 as a rib skipper in the Aegean islands and as fleet commander in charity missions since 2014.  

 

 


 

 
 

Ιωάννης Πασπαλιάρης

Prof. Ioannis Paspaliaris is a Mining and Metallurgical Engineer. His current activities involve teaching and research at the Laboratory of Metallurgy of National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He has authored or co-authored more than 91 research papers published in International and National Journals and he is a regular reviewer to several international journals in the field of mining and metallurgical engineering. His main activities over the last 5 years include the participation in EC or National funded projects. He has been scientific responsible or participant in more than 50 research projects. He is an active member of the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP), participating also in the focus area of FA Materials.   His research activities involve development of energy efficient processes, processing technologies for ores and industrial minerals, design, simulation and techno-economical evaluation of new production processes, design of environmental protection processes, synthesis of high added-value materials from ores and industrial minerals, mathematical modelling and simulation of chemical and metallurgical processes, process analysis and reactor design.   Since 2018 he is the Scientific Responsible of EIT RawMaterials Hub - Regional Center Greece, which was established by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT RawMaterials) in cooperation with the National Technical University of Athens. HUB Center’s objective is to mobilize all stakeholders within the Knowledge Triangle and to support the local ecosystem in order to enhance the innovative potential of the region, in line with European strategies.

 
 

Αστέρης Πλιάκος

Asteris Pliakos is Professor of European Law at the Department of International and European Economic Studies at the University of Economics and Business in Athens. He holds a degree in law from the University of Thessaloniki and an M.Sc. in European law from the University of Nancy, France. He holds a PhD in law from the University of Srasbourg, France. His research interests include: Law and economics in the European Union, competition law in the EU, EU internal market, institutions and freedoms in the EU. 

 

 
 

Κατερίνα Πραματάρη

Η Κατερίνα Πραματάρη είναι Partner στο Uni.Fund (https://uni.fund), ένα από τα νέα funds που δημιουργήθηκαν μέσω του Υπερταμείου Επιχειρηματικών Συμμετοχών (Equifund) με προσανατολισμό στην καινοτομία (Innovation Window) και τη μεταφορά τεχνολογίας (Technology Transfer) και στόχο τη χρηματοδότηση ομάδων και επιχειρήσεων σε pre-seed και seed στάδια. Έχει σημαντική επιχειρηματική εμπειρία, έχοντας ξεκινήσει την καριέρα της στην Procter&