Research Director Hellenic Centre for Marine Research - Head of Research Action “Integrated River Basin Management”, Institute of Marine Biological Resources & Inland Waters. Studies: BSc Geology University of Athens, 1982 PhD Biogeochemistry, University of Hamburg, 1989 Working experience: Scientific Collaborator, University of Hamburg, 1986-90 Head of the Department “Environmental Research & Technology” Technology Transfer company Intratech, 1990-94 Researcher, HCMR 1995-today Publications: 14 book chapters/books 78 peer reviewed publications in International Journals Over 165 peer reviewed publications in Scientific Conferences Over 200 publications in workshops 25 seminars as instructor. Research projects: Participation in 37 international research projects, in 14 as [...]
Dr Ioannis Pappas, CEO & Co-Founder of GREEN EVOLUTION SA, is Director for Mediterranean Region of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). He is a Mechanical Engineer, with PhD in Applied Mechanics, with over 29 years experience in several fields of science, focusing in Sustainability for Tourism, Energy and Environmental Efficiency in Infrastructure and Buildings, Advising in standardization of companies and technological implementation of climate adaptation and mitigation methodologies. He is Lead GSTC Assessor for Destinations, Auditor / Assessor for Sustainable Tourism Certification Standards, focusing in Hotels, Tour Operators and Destinations, and Lead Trainer for GSTC in South East Europe [...]
Pakis Papademetriou has been serving Quality and Sustainability since 1995. He is an experienced integrator of management systems and a passionate advocate for sustainability. He has received a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, both from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is also certified professional in Business Sustainability Management by the University of Cambridge (CISL). He joined Athens International Airport (AIA) in 1999 and currently he holds the position of Manager, Corporate Quality. He is Chairman of the Corporate Responsibility Committee of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce.
Konstantinos Karteris is the Deputy General Manager and Commercial Director of THESGala Cooperative. After studying Economics in the United Kingdom, he began his career as Sales Manager at Perfetti Van Melle and continued as Regional Sales Manager at Unilever and more specifically, at Algida. He was then promoted to Key Account Manager and after a successful career, Konstantinos took over the sales management of Dodoni Ice Creams. Konstantinos speaks English and Italian. He dedicates his free time to his son Christos and reading.
She was born in Ag. Nikolaos of Halkidiki in 1947 and is the mother of two boys and has 6 grandchildren. He graduated from the Pedagogical Academy of Alexandroupolis where she lives since 1967. She engaged in research (field and academic) as well as collecting testimonials of the Thracian Culture since then. She founded the Ethnological Museum of Thrace in 2002 and has published books and edited issues on Thrace. She writes articles and gives lectures and speeches throughout Greece on the subject of Thrace. She is the main designer and creator of all the products in the museum's art [...]
Dr. Spyros Arsenis is coordinator of the NBG Business Seeds program and the initial coordinator of the act4Greece crowdfunding platform. Member of the advisory boards of Uni.fund, Metavallon, Big Pi and OK!Thess. Also member of the board of Hellenic Society of Environment and Cultural Heritage and member of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce’s Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Committee.
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna Chair of the International Science Advisory Board of the local association Sustainable Samothraki Marina Fischer-Kowalski, long-term director of the Institute for Social Ecology, senior lecturer at Vienna University. She has been, inter alia, President of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, and President of the International Society for Ecological Economics. She is member of the UNESCO Committee for Man-and-Biosphere Reserves in Austria. Originally a tourist visitor, upon request by local citizens, she has been engaging in research on Samothraki since 2008, in collaboration with scientists from the Hellenic Centre of Marine Research, [...]
Guest Lecturer, University of Greenwich and University of Bocconi Konstantinos Rigopoulos has Samothracean ancestry. He was born in Alexandroupolis in 1985. He holds a PhD in Marketing from Nyenrode Business Universiteit, an MSc in Business Administration from Rotterdam School of Management and a degree in Marketing and Communications from Athens University of Economics and Business. From 2009 till 2012 he managed two successful retailing companies, and from 2012 he works for Eldorado Gold Corp. More specifically, he works as administration manager in Thracean Gold Mining and as deputy corporate social responsibility manager in Hellas Gold. Finally, he is a guest [...]
Executive Director, IASION, Founder of the Samothraki Open Forum Panagiotis Kambouroglou is the founder and Executive Director of the consultancy company Aero Iasion Development Ltd. Panagiotis possesses a vast C Level experience in several business sectors. Greek of origin, graduated in law in Berlin (Germany), fluent in seven languages, a great believer in business excellence and sustainable growth. During his longer than 30 years professional tenure, Panagiotis received multiple distinctions and awards for innovation and HR Management. He is the founder of the Samothraki Open Forum and the Society Made for Gods. His personal vision is to partner for a [...]