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Michael Spanos, President of the Board and Managing Director of Global Sustain. 
Michael is the Founder of Global Sustain, an Expert Advisor to the European Commission on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); an AHC Group Senior Associate; and a member of the secretariat of the United Nations Global Compact Network and of the Advisory Board of the CEO Clubs in Greece [ more ...].

Yannis Salavopoulos, MBA, MSc Managing Director, Global Sustain GmbH & Group Head International Affairs.
Yannis Salavopoulos is Managing Director Global Sustain GmbH & Group Head International Affairs. He is also visiting Lecturer & Advisor at SRH Berlin University. He is Senior Expert on Sustainability-Climate Policy/Strategy & Sustainable Innovation and he was the local contact point for Greece of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change [ more...].

Mylene Hours-Makris, Director, UK & Ireland, Global Sustain Ltd.
Based in London, she is coordinating various Sustainability advisory projects with clients across sectors and countries. She is a Sustainability Advisor with over 12 years’ experience within the consulting, corporate and NGO sectors, in Europe, Africa, Middle-East and North America.  She has developed a specific expertise in Sustainability Strategy, Stakeholder Engagement and Reporting, enabling clients to refine and better execute their strategies. [ more...]

Vanya Veras, Senior Advisor and Head of the Brussels Office
Vanya has more than 15 years of experience in waste management legislation, practices and systems. She joined Municipal Waste Europe as their Secretary General in 2012; the association which represents municipalities and their public waste management companies, in their public responsibility and engagement in waste management services.  [ more...]

Dr. Bruce Piasecki, Country Representative - USA, Member of the Global Sustain Advisory Board and president and founder of AHC Group, Inc.
Dr. Bruce Piasecki is the president and founder of AHC Group, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in energy, materials, and environmental corporate matters. Piasecki is the author of several seminal books on business strategy, valuation, and corporate change. [... read more... ].

John Georgoulas, Country Representative for Cyprus & Malta
John Georgoulas has more than 15 years experience in strategic planning, branding, public and government relations gained in Greece and Cyprus. He is the founder and managing director of Way out communications ltd, a public relations firm based in Nicosia, Cyprus working with multinational accounts and organizations. [ more...].

John Zeppos, Country Representative for Switzerland
John Zeppos is the Managing Director of Resilience Guard GmbH and a two times winner of the BCI Global Business Continuity Awards – Manager of the Year 2012 & 2014. He draws from more than 20 years of executive consulting experience on Business Resilience for global organizations, including Telecommunications, Finance, Technology, Government, International Policy Making and Olympic Games. [... read more...].

Ilektra Liberopoulou, Marketing & Communications Manager, Global Sustain.
Ilektra serves as Marketing & Communications Manager at Global Sustain. She is responsible for corporate communications and advertising, while she is also involved in company’s publications. Ilektra has also worked for Livanis Publication Group, other publication companies and TV networks, with special focus on international affairs and economy [ more...].

Constantina Batsari, Advisory and Project  Manager, Global Sustain.
Constantina serves as Advisory and Project  Manager at Global Sustain. She is responsible for the project management of the company’s Sustainability department. Her role includes developing, coordinating and facilitating sustainability strategy for enterprises and research for sustainability trends, events and best practices [ more...].

Foteini Tsoli, Membership Officer, Global Sustain.
Foteini serves as Membership Officer at Global Sustain. She has the exclusive management of members (requests, posts, drafting accounts) and she is responsible for the organization of corporate events [ more...].

Christina Halkia, Events Coordinator & Outreach
Christina is a versatile, reliable and efficient professional with over 9 years experience in supporting C level executives to advance internal operations. She coordinates Global Sustain presence in the events that we attend and support. She also acts as a liaison among a variety of agencies working cooperatively to promote Global Sustain alternative communication and outreach means. [ more...].

Sofia Charisi, Administrative & Financial Officer, Global Sustain.
Sofia serves as Accounting & Administration Officer at Global Sustain. She is responsible for the operation of accounting department as well as for secretarial duties [ more...].