Ioannis is the CEO and founder of New Mind Executives, an executive training and consulting firm. He has 20 years of successful experience in key positions in important organizations in Greece. Among others, he has served as Director of the Exports’ Research and Studies Institute, as Special Consultant on Organizational Restructuring and Privatization at Thessaloniki Port Authority, and for 11 years he was the General Director of Helexpo S.A., the National exhibition and conference organizing company of Greece.
During his professional career he has been constantly teaching at the Executive MBA of the University of Sheffield as the Unit Leader of the Unit “Organizational Behavior”. He has been ranked among the top 3 lecturers of the program for the last 20 years and he is considered to be highly motivational and inspirational.
Ioannis has co-operated with Charles Handy, Rene Carayol, Keith Ferrazzi and other prominent authors and speakers and he has participated as a guest speaker in various congresses in South-Eastern Europe. He has presented seminars and workshops for an array of organizations and institutions such as M-Tel, The Ministry of Health of Macedonia, Agricultural Bank of Greece and the Exporters’ Association of Northern Greece. He delivers executive education programs on Behavioral Decision Making, Organizational Design, Leadership, and Motivation. He is an economist with a Masters Degree in Management from the University of Kent at Canterbury (UK).