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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...].

Christina Andreou, Consultant, Global Sustain Group/GmbH
Christina Andreou is a Consultant at Global Sustain Group/GmbH in Project Management and Business Development. She has a BA in Finance and Banking from the University of Piraeus and a MA in Sustainability from the University of Geneva [ more...]

Mylene Hours-Makris, Senior Advisor, 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...]

Paul Abela, Consultant, Project Management & Business, Global Sustain Ltd.
As a consultant at Global Sustain’s London Office, Paul Abela is responsible for project management and business development in the U.K market. Paul brings ample project management experience having worked on projects for leading FTSE 100 companies in a consulting capacity – as well as leading the analysis of clients sustainability impacts against benchmarking tools.[ 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 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...].

Sokratis Chitas, Advisory and Project Consultant, Global Sustain
Sokratis Chitas is Advisory and Project Consultant at Global Sustain. He contributes to the implementation of projects on sustainability, corporate responsibility and sustainable development. He undertakes to find and process data that will be used in the stages of sustainable development strategy planning and supports the writing of sustainability reports [ 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 website uploads and design [ 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...].