Efstathios Karkadonis
GS Athens Hub Curator ’15 – ’16

Efstathios was born and raised in North West Greece in a business family of entrepreneurs that gave him his first experience in business management and work ethics.He holds an MSc in International Business and Entrepreneurship from Adam Smith Business School of the University of Glasgow.In parallel with his studies he worked in various market research and management consulting projects in the Biotech and IT industries. He is Co-founder of the Post-Lignite Period Observatory, an organization, focused on the future designation of Ptolemaida-Kozani region in Greece. Simultaneously he is actively involved in the family business while working on the design and implementation of investment strategies in the non-profit industry. Finally he is Fundraiser & Regional Coordinator for Refugees Welcome Greece. He is interested in supporting cross cultural entrepreneurship and developing cross border collaborations.