Louis Loizou
Louis Loizou, Chair of the Hellenic Tech Network (Founders’ Circle)  

Louis is a partner of Loizou & Co, advising technology start-ups and high-growth companies on business strategy. Previously, he worked for Citigroup, Barclays, Kleinwort, Her Majesty’s Treasury and the Competition Commission in London. He is the Chairman of the Hellenic Bankers Association-UK and a Liveryman of the City of London. He graduated from the University of Oxford and LSE.


Marina Antoniou, Vice-Chair of the Hellenic Tech Network (Founders’ Circle) 

Marina is the global head of Global Markets risk & control assessment at a leading Banking group. Marina is an executive committee and board member at various institutions and participates in Global Capital Market forums. Marina is a qualified chartered accountant. She completed a Technology Entrepreneurship course at Harvard and studied FinTech at the University of Oxford Said Business School during which she developed a FinTech innovation idea aiming at fundraising for people impacted by natural disasters. Marina participated in studies around the implementation of digital currencies, reviewed the AI Governance of a leading FinTech academic centre in the UK and led global transformation initiatives launching automated solutions to mitigate non-financial risk. She acts as speaker in conferences globally mainly covering digital transformation, digital assets, AI and conduct risk.


Dimitris Alexandridis, General Secretary of the Hellenic Tech Network (Founders’ Circle) 

Dimitris is a technical lead at VivaCity, a fast-growing technology startup that develops AI solutions to reduce congestion, prevent road accidents and promote active travel on road networks. Dimitris holds an engineering degree (MEng) from the University of Cambridge.


George Papadopoulos
George Papadopoulos, Chair of the Artificial Intelligence Committee (Founders’ Circle) 

George is a Senior Machine Learning Researcher at the Applied AI team in JPMorgan working in weak supervised learning and Gaussian processes models. Before that he helped build the Machine Learning and Data Analytics capabilities of the JPMorgan Digital Bank in the UK and co-led the COVID-19 predictive collaboration project between UCL Mathematics and JPMorgan. He has 10 years of experience as a ML researcher and a statistical modeller in the financial sector, including Barclays Investment Bank and asset management companies. He did his MSc at UCL in the Computational Statistics and Machine Learning department and has two US, Machine Learning, patents under his name.


Achilles Georginis, Vice-Chair of the Artificial Intelligence Committee

With over a decade of experience in the SaaS industry, Achilles Georginis currently holds the position of the Strategic Account Director at Snowflake, where he spearheads multimillion-dollar commercial deals, assisting organizations in adopting data-driven and AI-ready strategies. His experience with AI extends further back to a similar position at Dataminr, a pioneer in real-time risk detection powered by AI.

Achilles is now pursuing an Executive Master’s Degree in “AI for Business” at Said Business School, Oxford University.


Nikol Konstantaropoulou, Chair of the Events Committee

Nikol is a Legal & Policy Specialist at lomarlabs, a company that aims to contribute in maritime innovation by catalysing the deployment of deep-tech solutions. The goal is to use technological innovation to make the maritime industry more efficient and navigate through the social and regulatory headwinds that pose opportunities and challenges in the sector. Nikol holds a law degree from Queen Mary University of London.


Dimitris ‘Dimi’ Leivadas, Chair of the Strategy & Development Committee

Dimitris ‘Dimi’ Leivadas is an internationally reputed entrepreneur, strategist, investor, advisor, and mentor, involved in a number of multimillion/billion projects and ventures. Over the last 10 years he has particularly invested in SMEs, as well as advised and/or mentored founders of start-ups, in several industries in Greece & EU, UK and USA.


Stergios Taris, Chair of the Industry 4.0 & Digital Transformation Committee

Stergios is a Senior Principal at Infosys Consulting with more than 15 years of international management consulting and industry experience, advising manufacturing companies globally on Operational Excellence and Digital Transformation. Stergios is working with Industrial & Consumer Products, Automotive & Aerospace, Life Sciences and Energy manufacturing companies. He is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certified practitioner and holds a MSc in Industrial Engineering and a BSc in Electronic & Computer Engineering.


Kyriakos Panayiotou, Chair of the Incubator Hub Committee

Kyriakos is currently pursuing a BSc in Mathematics and Statistics at Queen Mary University. He is also the President of the Greek & Cypriot Society to his University, committed to community-building, orchestrating events and keeping the Greek and Cypriot culture alive. He is interested in computational statistics, data science and AI.


Ioanna Saranti, Chair of the Legal Tech & Funding Committee

Ioanna is an experienced finance lawyer with a leading City law firm. She regularly advises private equity clients on complex financing deals with a particular focus on funds and leveraged financing for large and mid-cap PE funds. She is interested in legal tech applications and all stages of fundraising and investment in tech and her past experience includes working at the European Investment Fund supporting SMEs to access funding in Europe. Ioanna holds a Master in Corporate Law (MCL) from the University of Cambridge and a Bachelor in Laws from the University of Athens (NKUA).


Popy Parisianou, Chair of the FinTech and Neobanks Committee

Popy is a finance professional with significant experience in Finance and Tech Industry Leaders (Grant Thornton, Intel, Visa, LSEG), covering both Corporate and Commercial finance roles. Throughout her career, She has been focusing on financial performance optimization, driving revenue growth and cost efficiencies. Currently she is the Finance Business Partner for OTC Derivatives Clearing in London Stock Exchange.She holds a Masters in Finance from London Business School and is a qualified data scientist.