Lawyer of Athens, Supreme Court.
Mr. Thanos Plevris was born in Athens on May 21, 1977, is a graduate of the Law School of the University of Athens and holds a master’s degree from the University of Heidelberg with a scholarship (2002) with his work “The patient’s consent according to Greek and German criminal law”.
In addition, since 2006 he holds a doctorate from the Law School of the University of Athens with a dissertation on “Criminal Liability in Medical Practice. Research and Experimentation with the object of man “.
From 2019 until today, he is a Member of Parliament for Athens A with New Democracy.
In the past, he participated in the Special Parliamentary Committees for conducting a preliminary examination on the “Criminal Liability of Ministers”, etc. N. Pappas and D. Papagelopoulos in the Standing Committee on Educational Affairs and in the Special Standing Committee on Parliamentary Ethics.
He also participated in the Standing Committee on Social Affairs and the Special Standing Committee for the Monitoring of the Social Security System.
In 2018 he founded the urban non-profit company with the name “Surveillance of Infections in Health – Civil Non-Profit Company” (EPI.LOISY).
He has published several studies on clinical trials and patients ‘rights with the most recent being “Nosocomial Infections, Legal Assessment, Patients’ Rights, The Doctor’s Position, Examples of Jurisprudence” from Law Library Publications 2018.
He speaks two foreign languages, German and English.
He is married to Eleni Papatheologou Plevris and has two children, Niki and Konstantinos.
Elias Mosialos is a leading professor in prestigious departments in Great Britain, with a rich scientific work and international recognition as a collaborator of dozens of organizations and frontline health organizations around the world, as well as a consultant to governments of many countries, including the US and China.
He is Professor of Health Policy and Director of LSE Health at the London School of Economics and Political Science in London, with a significant number of publications and books, curator of several scientific publications and editor of a scientific journal. He has served as a health consultant to many international organizations.
He studied Medicine at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and then completed his doctoral studies in Health Policy at the LSE. He has been working at the LSE since 1995, where he has been named professor of health policy. He is also the director and founder of LSE Health in London, and as an academic has significant research work.
He has previously edited the Cambridge University Press Press on Economics, Policies and Health Management, and has been the Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal Health Economics. He has been a consultant to the World Health Organization, the European Parliament, the European Commission and the World Bank.
He has 197 publications with more than 3,000 citations to his work.
In 2002 and 2007 it was awarded by the European Society for the Management of Health Services for the best publication in the field of health services management.
In 2009, Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom honored his research center with the highest award for outstanding performance in education.
In 2010 he was awarded the Stampar Medal by the European Public Health Company.
He has been actively involved in the public debate as an adviser to the World Health Organization, the European Parliament, the European Commission, the World Bank, the Ministries of Health and Social Affairs of Belgium, Brazil, China, Cyprus, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Russia, Kazakhstan, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain and Sweden, as well as insurance funds in Austria, Croatia, France, Hungary and South Korea.
In October 2009 he was elected Member of Parliament. He was Chairman of the Special Standing Committee for the Monitoring of the Social Security System and a member of the Social Affairs and Educational Affairs Committees of the Parliament from November 2010 to June 2011.
In June 2011 he took over as Minister of State until the formation of the Papademos Government.
He is an honorary founding member of the Board. of the “Citizens’ Union for INTERVENTION”.
In March 2020, he accepted the proposal of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to work as a representative and advisor of Greece in international organizations to deal with the Coronavirus 2019–20, a position he held unpaid.
Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge began his term as WHO Regional Director for Europe on 1 February 2020, following his nomination by the WHO Regional Committee for Europe and appointment by the WHO Executive Board.
He has 25 years of experience in medical practice and public health in numerous settings around the world. Having qualified in medicine, surgery and obstetrics from the Catholic University of Leuven in 1994, he began his career as a family doctor in Belgium.
On assignment with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Belgium from 1995, his international experience started in emergencies, working in Liberia and Somalia, coordinating a tuberculosis (TB) control programme and providing medical and public health services in conflict zones. Dr Kluge’s work for MSF in the area of TB control continued with a posting coordinating programmes in prisons in Siberia, and then as the Regional TB Advisor for former Soviet Union countries in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Dr Kluge joined WHO in 1999, as TB and TB-HIV Project Manager at the WHO Country Office in the Russian Federation. During 2004–2009 his focus expanded, as Medical Officer for TB and then becoming Team Leader for the 3 diseases unit (HIV, TB and malaria) at the WHO Country Office in Myanmar, as well as working as a consultant to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on TB.
In 2009, Dr Kluge moved to the WHO Regional Office for Europe, and the following year was appointed Director of the Division of Health Systems and Public Health, and Special Representative of the Regional Director to Combat Multi/Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis. As division director, he led the development of a new WHO European Region vision on health systems for prosperity and solidarity; drove work on a regional study on universal health coverage and financial protection; prioritized a focus on service delivery including integrated and primary health care; and built strong partnerships on health system performance and reforms with the European Commission, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), World Bank, GAVI, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, civil society and donors.
Mr. Marios Themistokleous is a graduate of the Medical School of the University of Athens, holds a doctorate from the Medical School of the University of Athens and a postgraduate degree in the Organization and Management of Health Services.
He was Chairman of the National Central Health Procurement Authority, a member of the Government Policy Coordination and Monitoring Committee for Tackling the Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic and Coordinator of the Special Advisory Committee on Stavros Health Initiative Don’s Health Initiative Presidency of the Government.
He was Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Health Insurance Sector (former TSAY-Health Insurance and Pension Fund) and Vice-Chairman of the Board of the EBRD (Single Fund of Independent Employees).
He worked as a neurosurgeon in hospitals in the United Kingdom, at the “Evangelismos” Hospital and as Curator A ‘at the Neurosurgery Clinic of the Children’s Hospital “Ag. Sophia”.
Andreas Xanthos was born in 1960 in Rethymno and is a graduate of the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
He specialized in Microbiology and worked as a doctor of the National Health Service at the Perama Health Center and the Rethymnon Hospital.
He was for many years President of the Association of NSS Doctors of the Prefecture of Rethymno, of the General Council of the Federation of Hospital Doctors (OENGE) and of the General Assembly of the Panhellenic Medical Association (PIS).
He actively participated in the establishment of the Voluntary Social Solidarity Clinic that has been operating in Rethymnon since 2008.
He was elected MP for Rethymno for the first time in the elections of May and in the repeat elections of June 2012.
He is a member of the CoE. of SYRIZA and from 2012 to 2014 he was in charge of the Health Department of the SYRIZA Parliamentary Group.
In January 2015, he was re-elected Member of Parliament for Rethymno, SYRIZA, and served as Deputy Minister of Health from January to August 2015.
From September 2015 until July 2019 he held the position of Minister of Health.
Since July 2019, he has been a Member of Parliament for Rethymno of SYRIZA and Head of the Health Department of K.O. of SYRIZA.
Ioanna Pavlopoulou is a graduate and doctor of the Medical School of the University of Athens.
She specialized in Pediatrics in the United Kingdom and the First Pediatric Clinic of the “Agia Sofia” Children’s Hospital.
She was trained in the subject of pediatric infections at the Department of Infections of the AD Pediatric Clinic of EKPA and received the title of Infectious Diseases in 1996. She worked in the same department until 2005.
In 2006, she was elected as a Lecturer and in 2020 as a Professor in the Nursing Department of EKPA.
She is also the director of the Pediatric Clinic of the Nursing Department of EKPA, at the Children’s Hospital “P. & A. Kyriakou “.
Her interests include pediatric infections, infections in immunosuppressed patients, prevention, and vaccines.
She is a member of the Board of the Hellenic College of Pediatricians, the National Vaccination Committee and a founding member of the website www.infovac.gr, an open line of communication aimed at providing scientifically substantiated answers to questions related to vaccines and vaccinations.
Vassili Apostolopoulos was born in Athens in 1972 and graduated from the Moraitis School. He received his BSc in Management from the London School of Economics with first class honours and his MBA from Cambridge University. He also holds a PhD in Health Economics from the University of Athens.
Dr. Apostolopoulos is the CEO of Athens Medical Group, the leading health care services group in Greece and Southeastern Europe. The Group is listed at the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE). Dr. Apostolopoulos is also the CEO of G. Apostolopoulos Group, whose activities extend beyond health, in insurance, real estate, and trade.
He is, moreover, the President of the Hellenic Entrepreneurs Association (E.EN.E), member of the General Council of the Hellenic Federation of Industries (SEV), member of Greek Medical Tourism Council (ELITOUR) and member of Business Council of Greece – Qatar. He is, also, a member of the Advisory board of the Hellenic Observatory at the London School of Economics (LSE), member of the Board of Directors of the Center for International Business and Management (CIBAM) found at Cambridge University and a member of Chatham House in London.
Dr. Apostolopoulos is President of Hellenic Alumni Association of LSE (HAALSE) and member of the Board of Directors of “Athens Club”, the most historic club in Greece.
Dr. Apostolopoulos is also a founding member of Hellenic club “Dielpis Racing and Touring”, a founding member and Secretary General of the Cyber Security International Institute (CSIi) in Athens, and an active member of the Monaco Yacht Club since 2002.
He is the recipient of the “Giuseppe Sciacca” international award for his humanitarian work and has received a special honorary from the Mayor of Fournoi Island for his contribution to the local community. He has also received an award from the chief of the Greek Coast Guard for his contribution to the corps and by the Greek Police Union for his contribution to the policemen of Attica. Moreover, he has been recognized for his contribution to the American Greek Society by the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York. In 2018 he received the Corporate Social Responsibility and Entrepreneurship in Healthcare Award.
In 2020 he was awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award” of the British Council, given for the first time to a Greek, and in May 2021, in Monaco, he received the ‘Leadership in Healthcare & Corporate Social Responsibility Award’ at the ‘Maria Callas Monaco Gala & Awards’, which was held at the Hotel De Paris, under the patronage, and in the presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco.
In July 2021, the Athens Medical Group was named Gold Protagonist of the Decade 2010-2020, in the field of Medical Services, by Direction Business Network. In October 2021, Dr. Vassili Apostolopoulos received the award “World Eminent Man of Leadership in Health & Entrepreneurship” of the Who is Who International Awards for his timeless contribution to entrepreneurship, society, and health in Greece.
He is married to Roi Danalis and is the father of four children.
Ms. Karpodini has studied Business Administration with a specialization in accounting and finance at the Athens University of Economics and Business and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
She has seventeen years of management experience, both in the private sector as a senior business executive, and in public administration for the last ten years as a special advisor to the General Accountant of the State of the Ministry of Finance.
In her professional career, she has been involved in the financial control of SAs, balance sheets-accounts of public bodies, while she was responsible for the Debt Repayment Program of General Government Bodies 2012-2014 as a special advisor to the GLC.
Argyri Vagiona was born in London in 1975. She graduated from Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, having specialized in Nephrology and she holds a PhD from Medical School of Democritus University of Thrace. In 2017 she successfully completed the Achieving Leadership Excellence executive course of London School of Economics.
She is the CEO and President of Anagennisi, the largest physical rehabilitation center of Greece and Nefrologiki, a state of the art unit of chronic hemodialysis since 2007 Dr Vagiona is also a BOD member of EPKA (The Certified Greek Rehabilitation Center Union) and an active member in several scientific, cultural and business committees.
Τheodoros Chamakiotis was born οn 1975 and he was graduated from the School of Public Administration and Economics of TEI Athens University with studies in the Management of Health and Welfare Units. He holds a master’s degree (MSc) in Health Unit Management of Social Sciences Department of the Hellenic Open University.
He has more than 20 years of experience in Health Care Providers, holding positions of Management as well as positions of responsibility in the subjects of Finance and Management. He belongs to the Athens Medical Group workforce from 2009 as General Manager of Athens Medical Center – Phychiko Clinic. Since 2019, he is the General Manager in Athens Medical Center.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Private Hospitals Association (HPHA) and in October 2021 was elected as President.
Yiannis Valvis joined Hellenic Healthcare Group in June 2021 as Head of Strategy & IR.
In his current role, Yiannis works with the senior Management of the Group, with the responsibility for strategy formulation and management, including developing the Group vision and strategy, managing strategic planning, and leading strategic initiatives, including M&A, transformation, partnerships, and cost reduction.
Before joining HHG, Yiannis was a Partner in the Strategy Practice of Deloitte in Athens, Greece. Working with Deloitte since 2006, he gained extensive experience in strategy & business planning, operations excellence and transformation projects, serving large Greek and multinational organizations. Yiannis has delivered projects covering numerous sectors and industries and has gained particular experience in Healthcare.
He holds a Bachelor Degree in Production Engineering and Management from the Technical University of Crete and an MBA from the Athens University of Economics and Business.
George Stylianidis was born in Athens and has Greek and Swedish citizenship. Mr. Stylianidis has more than 20 years of experience in the field of Health.
Mr. Stylianidis specialized and specialized in foreign universities and specifically received his pre-medical degree after two years of study at the University of Oxfordshire in England in 1991 and then graduated from the Medical School of Pecs University in Hungary. In the following years, he completed his specialization in General Surgery at Norrland University Hospital in Sweden and specialized in laparoscopic surgery and endocrine and breast surgery.
In 2009 he returned to Athens where, in parallel with the two private clinics he operated, from 2010 he operated at the BioClinic of Athens.
Since 2014, he is the founder and CEO of CrossBorderMedCare, which also operates as an International Patient Department of the BIOMEDICAL Group. He is also a member of the Medical Tourism Association and a Certified Medical Tourism Professional.
At the same time, since March 2021, Mr. Stylianidis is the General Manager of New Business Development and Innovation of the Bioiatriki Group.
Vassilios Sioulas is a graduate of the Medical School of the University of Athens.
After completing his specialization at University Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic, he specialized in Gynecological Oncology at the internationally renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, where more than 2,000 gynecological cancer surgeries are performed each year.
During his stay there, he trained in a number of pioneering methods, including the use of robotic surgery and sentinel lymph node surgery, advanced ovarian cancer surgery, fertility strategies in younger patients, and cancer prevention in women with a genetic predisposition. Upon graduation, he received the certification in Gynecological Oncology from the corresponding European company (ESGO).
Mr. Sioulas holds a master’s and doctoral degree from the Medical School of the University of Athens and has a rich research and writing work to present.
Today, he is the Director of the First Clinic of Gynecological Oncology and President of the Scientific Council of MITERA Hospital.
Theodore E. Tryfon was born in Mytilini – Lesvos. He holds an MBA degree from the City University of London Business School. Since 1992 he joined Elpen Pharmaceutical Co. Inc., one of the leading Pharmaceutical Industries in Greece and currently is Co/CEO of the Elpen Group.
He has played a key role in the growth of the Elpen Group with a turnover of 250.000.000€ in 2020 and more than 1100 employees in Greece and abroad. Elpen exports in more than
40 countries and has a subsidiary in Germany, Elpen GmbH.
He is currently the President of the Panhellenic Union of Pharmaceutical Industries (PEF) since 2014, an association which represents 45 companies with 28 production sites throughout Greece.
Since April 2019 he is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).
In 2019 he became a member of the Board of Directors of Medicines for Europe.
Dimitris Filippou was born in Athens in 1970 and studied Medicine at the Medical School of the University of Athens.
During his basic studies he was a pioneer, showed a special call in the scientific events of medicine, was inspired and founded the Scientific Society of Medical Students of Greece, which was a real revolution in the field of Medical Education worldwide. This movement has received Greek and international awards, most notably that of the Academy of Athens.
He fulfilled the field service at the Aristomenous Regional Clinic (Messina Health Center) in the Prefecture of Messinia.
During his term he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Medical Association of Messinia where he served as General Secretary.
During the specialty of General Surgery he was trained in various major centers of Athens
as well as Switzerland
He completed his Doctoral Thesis in 2002 and received the title of Doctor of the Medical School of the University of Athens.
He taught the Course of Anatomy at the University of Athens, and received the title of Visiting Professor in 2008.
From 2006 until today he maintains a private practice and collaborates with various private clinics and clinics in Athens and works as a private individual. Collaborates with various private clinics in Athens.
From 2008 to 2013 he was the scientifically responsible surgeon at the “Agios Dionysios” Hospital in Aegina.
From 2013 until today he is the Director of Surgical Oncology and Laparoscopic Surgery at the New Athens Clinic Eurotherapy and head of the Laser Applications Unit.
In 2019 he was elected Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Surgical Anatomy at the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
From 2019 until today he is President of the National Medicines Agency (EOF), Chairman of the Drug Price Negotiation Committee, Vice Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Advisory Committee and Member of the Pharmaceutical Expenditure and Therapeutic Protocols Committee. From 2020 until today he is a member of the Executive Committee and the Plenary Session of the Central Health Council (KESY).
He presents an important scientific work, with publications in reputable international and Greek journals, announcements in Greek and international medical conferences, translation of many medical books, and writing books for doctors and the general public.
He has specialized during his tenure in various centers in Greece and abroad in breast surgery, thyroid and endocrine glands, advanced laparoscopic surgery, surgical repair of hernias, diseases of the colon, gastrointestinal tract, digestive system and diseases of the liver, bile ducts and pancreas.
Lillian-Venetia Vildiridi is a graduate of Athens College and holds a BSc in Social Policy & Economics from the London School of Economics. She also holds an MSc in Health Policy, Planning & Financing from the London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).
Since July 2019, she has been working as an Advisor at the Ministry of Health, initially as an Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Health and later as Deputy Minister of Health. Since September 2021 she holds the position of Advisor to the Alternate Minister of Health.
The main object of her scientific interest is focused on the design and evaluation of health policy, as well as the financing of health systems.
Her research interests focus on the quantitative analysis and evaluation of the health services provided by the National Health System, the formulation of Evaluation Indicators and the formulation of proposals for the creation of a human-centered Health System.
She has published research articles in international journals.
Ms. Kani Chara, is Head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Planning and Monitoring in the Directorate of Pharmacy, General Directorate of Organization and Planning of Health Services, of EOPYY.
She also participates as a representative of EOPYY in the Committee for the Evaluation and Compensation of Medicines for Human Use of the Ministry of Health.
She is a graduate of the Department of Pharmacy of the University of Athens, holds a doctorate from the Medical School of Athens, and holds a master’s degree in Clinical Pharmacy.
Furthermore, she also participates as an expert in European pharmacy pricing and compensation networks as well as in working groups of the European Commission and the OECD on medicines.
Socrates Gourlis is the Management Consultant of the Iatropolis Group as well as a member of the Board of Directors regarding the strategic planning and the business development of the company.
Since 2008 he has been working for the Iatropolis Group in various positions, while he has many years of experience in the field of Health, as among others he represents the Group in various bodies and Associations of diagnostic centers.
He is a graduate of the Moraitis School while he has studied Business Administration both in Greece and in London and specializes in the creation, improvement and development of new Primary Health Care Units (PHC).
At the same time he is active as a Manager and shareholder in a pharmaceutical company.
Dr. Mina Gaga (MD, PhD) studied at EKPA, specialized in Pulmonology at the Pulmonary Clinic of the University of Athens and then specialized in Allergology and Clinical Immunology at Imperial College and the Royal Brompton Hospital in London.
She was an Assistant Professor at the University of Athens and Director of the 7th Pulmonary Clinic and the Asthma Center at the General Hospital of Athens. “I Sotiria”, as well as the Director of the Medical Service of the Hospital, with both a clinical and an educational role.
In addition, he has served as Secretary-General and President of the European Pulmonary Society, Secretary of the European Accreditation Council for Pulmonology (NCDC) and Advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO).
She has been actively involved as a lead researcher in multiple clinical trials, and is a member of teams for the development of asthma and lung cancer guidelines, in which he has published extensively.
On August 31, 2021 he took over as Alternate Minister for Health.
Dr Ioannis Kotsiopoulos was born in Athens and studied Mathematics at the University of Athens. He continued his postgraduate studies in Manchester where he graduated with an MSc in Decision Technologies.
He continued his research in decision support systems, optimisation techniques and data science problems, participated in several UK and EU funded research projects and published several papers in esteemed international conferences and academic journals. His PhD discusses semantic interoperability challenges in large scale data integration problems in the healthcare sector.
Ioannis has worked in senior management roles both in Greece and the UK and has led many digital transformation initiatives. He was a founding member of the Greek DRG Institute, Deputy Chief Executive of Nea Ionia Hospital, Chief Information Officer in Dorset County Hospital, member of the NHS Digital Academy and most recently Secretary General for Health Services in Greece.
Ioannis has coordinated the response of the Greek Healthcare System against the pandemic and at the same time he designed an ambitious eHealth Programme which will be funded by the Recovery and Resilience Fund.
Ioannis is particularly interested in healthcare quality and learning health systems and he played a key role in the establishment of the new Organisation for Healthcare Quality in Greece (ODIPY) and the Regional Office for Healthcare Quality of the World Health Organisation in Athens.
Giannis Tountas was born in Athens in 1952. He studied Biology (Bachelor) and Public Health (Master) at Harvard University, as well as Medicine at the University of Athens.
He is an Emeritus Professor of Medicine at EKPA, Director of the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the National Inter-Municipal Network of Healthy Cities-Health Promotion (EDDYPPY), President of the Hellenic Society for Promotion and Health”.
Until his retirement, he was the Scientific Officer of the Center for Health Services Studies of the Medical School of the University of Athens (1999-20), as well as the Director of the Postgraduate Program “Planning and Management of Health Services” of the Athens Medical School (2016-20).
He has been the President of APSESYP Attica (2003-4), National Representative for Health Issues at the OECD (2008-2009), Chairman of the Board. of the International Association of Hospitals and Health Promotion Services (2008-10), President of EOF (2010-13), as well as Director of the Department of “Psychiatry, Neurology and Social Medicine” of the Medical School of the University of Athens (2018-19).
He is the author of 15 books and has published 155 foreign languages and 67 Greek scientific papers. Finally, Mr. Tountas was responsible for or participated in 9 international research projects and 93 national ones.
Amalia Mofori is a member of the Boards of Directors of the Eurolife FFH Insurance Group and General Manager of the Technical Department of Life and General Insurance since 2016.
She is a graduate of the Department of Mathematics of the University of Athens and holds a postgraduate degree in Actuarial Science from the Cass Business School in London. She has an Actuarial certification from the United Kingdom and Greece.
Has 15 years of experience in actuarial consulting in Greece and Europe. She has previously worked for multinational consulting firms in the United Kingdom and Greece.
Nikos Dedes is the founder and president of the Association of HIV-positive people in Greece “Positive Voice”, a member of the Board. of the European Network of Clinical Trials for HIV and the European AIDS Clinical Society guidelines for the development of guidelines for HIV infection.
He has also been President of the European AIDS Treatment Group, a member of the Board of Directors of the European Medicines Agency, and a member of the Strategic and Technical Advisory Committee on HIV at the World Health Organization.
Nikos Chatzinikolaou was born on October the 9th 1962, in Alexandroupolis, Evros. He started working as a journalist in 1983 covering education topics in the newspaper “MESIMVRINI”.
In 1984, he received the “Botsi” award for journalism. He then started to cover political issues. Meanwhile, he started his collaboration with the Sunday edition of the newspaper “Akropolis”, the newspaper “Ethnos” and the magazines “ENA” and “STATUS”.
In 1987, he started working for the newly founded radio “ATHINA 9,84”. At the same time he became member of the founding committee of the station. He also temporarily worked at the radio stations “ERA”, “SKY 100,4”, “PLANET” and “STATUS FM”.
In 1989, he started his collaboration with MEGA TV station. From 1998 until 2003 he was General Director of News and Information department of the station.
From 2003 until 2007, he collaborates with ALPHA TV Station, as Executive Vice President and General Director of News and Information department and later, as Chairman and CEO.
From April 2007 until October 2011 he collaborates with ALTER TV station.
In September 2007 he founded along with Andreas Kouris the «Real Group», which owns the radio station “Real Fm 97.8” in Athens, “Real Fm 107.1” in Salonica, “Ellinikos 93,2” in Athens, the weekly (every Sunday) newspaper “Real News” and the news portal “Real.gr”.
In 2012 Nikos Chatzinikolaou created his own personal site-blog “Enikos.gr” and the financial news blog “Enikonomia.gr”.
From September 2013 until June 2016, he collaborates with STAR Channel TV Station.
Since January 2017, he is the anchorman of the main news edition of ANT1 TV Station.
Nikos Chatzinikolaou is board member of European Newspaper Publishers Association (ENPA).
She studied Political Sciences at the Department of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and media training at the BBC Academy. She is a journalist, political analyst, TV anchorwoman until 2011 and General Manager of the think tank Institute of Democracy, Konstantinos Karamanlis until 2014.
She is an experienced and distinguished media trainer for “tradional” and cyber crisis management in companies such as: PETROLA HELLAS, HELLENIC PETROLEUM (ELPE), LAFARGE BETON, HALYPS BUILDING MATERIALS, ITALCEMENTI GROUP, REGENCY CASINO THESSALONIKI, HSBC, CREDIT AGRICOLE LIFE, DELTA, KATSELIS, GOODY’S, EVEREST, CARREFOUR, GENESIS FARMA and others.
Katia Makri is a journalist at Antenna Channel, one of the leading television networks in Greece. She has more than 20 years of experience as a political editor, and worked during that time for Ethnos, Eleftherotypia and Real newspapers, Star Channel, Alter Channel, Real, Alpha, and Flash Radio.
She was born in Athens, she has a master in European Studies and speaks fluently English and Italian.
Giorgos Houdalakis studied journalism and has been working in broadcasting since 1991. He has presented live radio shows throughout this period in some of the leading radio stations in Athens, including Antenna 97.2 FM, City 99.5, Parapolitika FM and RealFM.
He has also worked extensively in television journalism, as a presenter and commentator (Mega Channel, 902, Blue Sky).
He has held numerous managerial and editorial positions: Editor, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor at Antenna 97.2 FM; News and Current Affairs Editor at City 99.5 and RealFM; Head of Programming at Parapolitika FM; Editor at SKAI Television, Mega Channel and Star Channel.Blue
Currently, he holds the post of Manager at RealFM, also presenting the station’s morning show.
Ioannis Politis is a journalist and political analyst with more than 30 years of professional experience in major newspapers, radio stations and television channels.
He worked for 28 years as a political columnist and head of its electronic edition for newspaper “TA NEA”. He joined MEGA Channel since its start and worked for 14 years as a political editor, head of the Political Reporters team and news anchorman. He served as General Manager of Athens 9.84, City and Vima FM radio stations. He also worked for the Greek Public Television (ERT) as a political commentator in the Evening News and as News Magazine anchor.
Today he works as columnist for “REAL News” newspaper and anchors the X2 program in Action24 Channel. He is the editor of “Politisonline” site and a spokesman for the European Public Law Organization. An honorary professor, he teaches “Information Sources” at the UoA Department of Communication & Media Studies.
He is Ambassador of Special Olympics Hellas and of the Association of Social Responsibility for Children and Youth (SKEP). He won the annual journalism prize from the Botsis Foundation.
He was born in 1961 in Meganisi, Lefkada. He has an MBA (East London University) and a BA in Communication & Mass Media (Queen Margaret University).
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