This is our Team members

Team

Costas Vamvakas

Managing Director


Costas is the owner and managing director of VK PREMIUM Business Consultants LTD.

Before that, Costas worked for Coca–Cola in Ireland, Switzerland and Greece in various managerial positions in Sales, Operations, Supply Chain & Production.

He also worked as Operations & Supply Chain Manager for Alumil Milonas an Aluminum Extrusion Company (turnover €200mil) in charge of the operations (production facilities & logistics Centers) in 13 countries.

Costas is a Chemical Engineer (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece) with an MBA (Strathclyde University, Great Britain).

Since January 2016, Costas is President of the Greek Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce.

Fotini Makradima

European Programs Manager


Fotini built her career in consulting companies, working on Structural Funds and EU Programs for SME, Horizon 2020, Europe Aid and FP7.

She has extensive experience in elaborating and managing business plans and feasibility studies managed under the Investment Law L.3299 / 2004, L.3908 / 2011, the Regional Operational Programs (ROP) and the Operational Programs "Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship".

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Deree College in Greece, majoring in Accounting and Finance.

She has been working for VK PREMIUM since 2010.

Manolis Kontolios

Marketing Manager


Manolis is a marketing and sales professional with more than 15 years of experience in FMCG & B2B companies.

Having an 360° extensive marketing experience, he has worked as an executive in major multinational commercial and advertising companies such as Philip Morris, Vitex - Yannidis Bros, Leo Burnett, Affichage.

He is responsible for VK PREMIUM's marketing strategies and the implementation of marketing activities, applying a “win win” spirit with internal and external stakeholders.

Manolis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, majoring in Marketing, from Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece.

He's been a member of VK PREMIUM team since 2019.

Paraskevi Tsompa

European Programs Consultant


Paraskevi has many years of experience in the development and management of co-financed investment programs of the European Union, and in the preparation of economic and technical studies.

She is a graduate of the Department of Business Administration and Management of the University of Macedonia of Economics and Social Sciences while she is in the process of obtaining a postgraduate degree in Management of Cultural Units (MSc) from the Hellenic Open University.

She has been working at VK PREMIUM since 2019 as a subsidize project consultant.

Eleni Kommata

Investment programs Consultant


Eleni has extensive experience in co-financed programs of the European Union and in particular in the elaboration and management of business plans.

She has a postgraduate specialization in applied use of Digital Media and Technology (Goldsmiths College - University of London).

She has been working at VK PREMIUM since 2019 as an investment program management consultant.

Marianna Kardari

Investment programs Consultant


Marianna has extensive experience in co-financed programs of the European Union and in particular in the elaboration and management of business plans.

She is a graduate of the Department of Economic and Regional Development of Panteion University, while she is in the process of obtaining a postgraduate degree in Service Management under the direction of Administrative Consulting of the Athens University of Economics and Business.

She has been working at VK PREMIUM since 2020 as an investment program management consultant.

Zoe Vassiliou

Senior Financial Analyst


Zoe is equipped with over 20 years experience in analyzing and valuing companies in a wide range of business sectors in Greece, holding senior management positions in various brokerage firms.

From 2009 to 2011 she worked as a special adviser to the Minister of Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping and later to the Minister of Labor and Social Security. Her portfolio indicatively included: overseeing sectoral economic policies, numerous restructuring plans and she served as the project manager for the reform of the Investment Law, which is the national institutional framework for regulating investment incentives in Greece. While at the Ministry of Economy she dealt with the reform of the institutional and administration framework of the Pension Funds and other social policy reforms.

She has also served as a member of the Investment Committee at the Hellenic Pension Mutual Fund Management Company and for 2 years was appointed by the State, independent, non-executive member of the Board of Directors of United Textiles Co. where she oversaw its restructuring plan under State guarantee. Zoe holds a degree in Economics from the University of Athens and is a certified Portfolio Manager by the Hellenic Capital Market Commission.

She has been working for VK PREMIUM since 2016.

Costas Georgikopoulos

Associate


Constantin is a former Coca-Cola HBC, DIAGEO, BEBELAC executive for Human Resources-people development, Commercial and other departments for more than 25 years.

He has developed and implemented executive coaching projects & programs in countries such as Romania, Serbia and Bulgaria.

He was in charge of designing and implementing Organizational Development, Performance Management & Development Systems for the Coca-Cola HBC Group (25 countries).

Constantin is an Economics & Business graduate, with an MBA in Marketing Management.

He's been a member of VK PREMIUM team since 2008.

Thanasis Margellos

Senior Consultant, Finance


Thanasis is a finance professional with over 15 years experience.

He assumed various managerial positions in Montreal, Canada. Later on, he worked as Head, Equity Research at a Greek Securities firm. He then took over as Investor Relations Officer at Klonatex Group of Companies, a textiles and telecom group with 6 listed subsidiaries in the Athens Exchange.

Following that he headed the Investor Relations Business unit of a consulting firm guiding over 20 ATHEX listed companies from various industries.

He holds a BSc in Economics (Greece) and graduate degrees in Business Administration (GDMA) from McGill University and Finance (MSc) from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

He's been a member of VK PREMIUM team since 2014.

Antonis Antoniadis

Senior Consultant, Logistics


Antonis is a Supply Chain professional for more than 20 years and has significant experience both in Greece and internationally (Germany, UK, Italy, France, Netherlands and Romania).

He has worked as an executive in major commercial and 3pl companies such as SARANTIS, KOTSOVOLOS, PLIAS, DIAKINISIS. As a consultant he has adviced significant companies such as SIEMENS, JTI, BSH, BEINOGLOU, SARMED, LAMDA DEVELOPMENT, etc.

Antonis has also conducted many training courses in Supply Chain & Operations topics to middle and high level executives.

He is a Licensed Mechanical & Industrial Engineer (BEng, NTUA, Athens, Greece). He is the owner of linkedin group named “GREEK LOGISTICIANS’ NETWORK & SCW” counting 900 members.

He's been a member of VK PREMIUM team since 2008.