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Tasos Peppas

Tasos graduated from  Rizarios Ecclesiastical College,

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Theology  Department of Social Theology.

Early in his career, Tasos held a series of managerial positions with Telecom and insurance companies as an advisor.

Now he is the manager of the Athens University  cultural center – Athens University Club, responsible for the organization of cultural events , scientific events , seminars , conferences, lectures , receptions.

Social & public relations manager

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Christos Drakopoulos

Christos has had a distinguished career in banking, having spent 23 years with Citigroup in diverse leadership roles and now he is also in the board of directors in a Swedish Institute and in a Swedish Company.

He was responsible for and led the divestiture of a portfolio of non-core business and assets.

He received the “Retail Banker of the Year” Award by Citigroup Retail Banker Greece, which recognizes excellence and leadership in retail banking.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business administration from University of Macedonia and an MBA in Economic Theory and Policy.

He is also the CEO of Medimetal Ltd, an R&D company founded in 1994 in Uppsala, Sweden, which operates in the fields of environmental protection, climate, recycling, metal impact, ocean plastics, etc, in close collaboration with the University and research institutions in Uppsala and the Royal Technical University of Stockholm, KTH.

He is also a member in various cultural associations and his vision is to support innovation in the areas of economic development, education, healthcare, human rights, arts and urban development.

CEO, Chairman & co-founder

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Eleni Soura

Eleni Soura is a management executive having worked in different industries multinational companies for almost 25 years, such as Johnson &son, Roche, Allergan and Citibank int plc. Her career started from HRD working in various roles and later in 2000,  joined distribution management of financial sector working in brand new roles  for the Greek Market on that time. She aquired and developed with success  strong managerial skills such as staff selection,  people coaching and development,   crisis management,  and sales management.

Training & Development Manager

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Mariza Kareli

Mariza is the co-founder and the Chief Operating Officer of the institute. Mariza’s senior positions have varied among companies – ranging from consumer marketing, banking, business services, technology and executive management .She worked in private banking sector for more than 25 years and she filled every banking role including commercial and real estate lending. She is also a member of various philanthropic organizations, from which she is fighting for international peace and global poverty.
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Emmanuel Stamatakis

Institute of Nuclear & Radiological Sciences & Technology, Energy & Safety, National Centre for Scientific Research Demokritos (NCSRD),
Marie Curie fellow; Research & development of an up-scaled metal hydride hydrogen compressor for energy storage applications and performance of a strategic market analysis.
Actively involved in various National & International projects in the fields of Energy and Environment, such as: BOR4STORE (Fast, reliable and cost effective boron hydride based high capacity solid state hydrogen storage materials), ATLAS-H2 ( Advanced Metal Hydride Tanks for Integrated Hydrogen Applications), NREL-USA (Further development of spillover based nanostructured materials for hydrogen storage), PERL (Enhancing the research potential of the NCSRD Environmental Research Laboratory in the fields of RES & hydrogen technologies), ENGINE (Enhanced Geothermal Innovative Network for Europe), etc

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Alexander Kinigalakis

Alexander Kinigalakis is a trained economist with Masters degree from Uppsala University in Sweden. He has worked in private and public sector in various roles such as Project Economist for the military defence industry, account manager/recruiter for Adecco and the last five years as CEO at Drivhuset Uppsala, a non govermental organisation thats supports start up companies. He is the founder of four companies, two that operate in field of youth care, one in real estate and one in the recycling industry. He is a member of the  board in several companies.
Project manager & Project coordinator
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Paris Katsivelos


-Actor – Director
-Professor of Higher Education Drama Schools & Theatrical Studios
-Professor in M.A. “Quality Journalism & New Technologies” DUK, Austria
-Vice President, responsible for Culture development & Intercultural Dialogue
and President of the Organisational Committee of the Global Philosophical Forum
– Cultural Events Advisor
-For World Philosophical Forum: Universal Ambassador of Pure Light and Benevolence
– Ecumenical Ambassador of Intellect and Arts
– World Peace Ambassador
-Citizen of the World

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