Speakers 2021


Ms. Alia El-Yassir

UN WOMEN Regional Director, Representative to Turkey; Europe and Central Asia Regional Office

Ms. Stella Ronner-Grubačić

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Greece

Mr. Spilios Livanos

Minister Agriculture, Rural Development & Food, Greece

Mr. Harry Theocharis

Minister of Tourism, Greece


Mr. Alexandros Angelopoulos

Managing Director, Aldemar Hotels & Resorts

Dr. Dionysia-Theodora Avgerinopoulou

Chair, Special Permanent Parliamentary Committee on Environmental Protection, Hellenic Parliament

Mr. Giannis Balakakis

Chair, Geo Routes Institute
Chair Organizing Committee AgriBusiness Forum

Dr. Kalliopi Chalkou

Group Food Safety & Suppliers Quality Manager, Coca Cola Hellenic

Dr. Spyros Fountas

Associate Professor, Agricultural University of Athens

Ms. Meral Guzel

Partnership Manager, Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator, UN Women

Mr. Tassos Haniotis

Director, Strategy, Simplification & Policy Analysis, DG Agriculture & Rural Development, European Commission

Dr. Athanasios Kizos

Professor of Rural Geography, University of the Aegean

Dr. Phoebe Koundouri

Co-Chair SDSN Europe, Professor AUEB

Dr. Apostolos Koutinas

Associate Professor, Food Science & Human Nutrition, Agricultural University of Athens

Dr. Eleni Maloupa

Director Institute of Plant Breeding & Genetic Resources, ELGO Dimitra

Ms. Alexandra Nikolakopoulou

Head of Unit 'Farm to Fork Strategy', Food Safety Directorate, DG SANTE European Commission

Dr. Philip Papadopoulos

Director, Strategic Project Management Office, American Farm School

Mr. Anthony D. Papayannides

Journalist, General Manager Economia Group

Dr. Panagiotis N. Skandamis

Member of the BIOHAZ panel, European Food Safety Authority

Mr. Dimitris Skarmoutsos

Executive chef, Natu Restaurant, Kifisia-Athens

Dr. Nikolaos Thomaidis

Professor of Analytical Chemistry, University of Athens

Dr. Antonia Trichopoulou, MD, PhD

President, Hellenic Health Foundation

Dr. George Tsangaris

Professor Proteomics Research, Biomedical Research Foundation, Academy of Athens

Dr. Vasilis Vasiliou

Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Yale School of Public Health

Mr. Geert Wilms

Director, Agricultural Innovation Brabant LIB/ZLTO, South Holland Farmers Organization