Giannis is a forward-thinking, inspirational and results-oriented executive focusing on generating growth, transforming organizations and achieving excellence across businesses, institutional and public sectors. In his career, he has served as a Planning, Product, General Manager and CEO of Greek and International firms.

Giannis has been the founder and currently serves as President of the BoD at Geo Routes Institute, Chair of the Organizing Committees at the Balkans & Black Sea Forum & AgriBusiness Forum also CEO to the leading event-destination management company Gnomon Performance.

He has repeatedly initiated and led large-scale and demanding intercontinental projects, he has served as BoD member of the Association of Chief Executive Officers, fm. VP of the Society of Incentive Travel Executives, member of the CEC European Managers, the Meeting Professionals International, the UN Global Compact and other relevant organizations.

Giannis has a financial background in banking management, he speaks Greek (mother tongue), English and French, while boasts excellent skills in cross-cultural and cross-sectoral negotiations, policy strategies, and BtL communication due to his extensive business experience in a number of countries around the globe.

Gianni’s carrier features cumulatively 17 years in hospitality, 20 years in events’ planning & comm., 10 years in the cultural sector, and 7 years in synergies between policy-business-research and academia for the benefit of people and the planet.