Short Bios of the BoD

Konstantinos M. Karamichalis , President

Konstantinos Karamichalis was born in Athens. He graduated from European University of Switzerland with major in Economics & Financial Management. Later he received his MBA degree from ALBA Graduate Business School. He is a Member of Board of Directors:

  • of  EUMU Hellas
  • Hellenic Clothing Industry Association
  • Athens Chamber of Small and Medium Sized Industries
  • ELKEDE Technology & Design Center
  • Business Excellence Ambassador Club.
  • and Vise-President of ALBA Alumni Association

He is President and Managing Director of “Athinea – M. Karamichalis S.A.”, an industrial company which manufactures and trade women’s underwear since 1972.

He has excellent knowledge in the following sectors:

  • Total Quality Management
  • European Foundation of Quality Management Excellence Model (E.F.Q.M. – Assessor).
  • ISO 9001
  • Company Social Responsibility.

Νάντια Γκογκοζώτου (Nandia Gogozotou), PharmD, MBA, MSc, PhD(c) , Vice President

Διατέλεσε Αντιπρόεδρος και Αν. Διοικήτρια του Γενικού Νοσοκομείου Νοσημάτων Θώρακος «Η Σωτηρία» από τον Δεκέμβριο του 2013 έως και τον Δεκέμβριο του 2015, ενώ για δύο σχεδόν χρόνια ήταν Εθνική Εκπρόσωπος της Ελλάδας στο Συμβούλιο της Ευρώπης στην Επιτροπή Εμπειρογνωμόνων για τα Φαρμακευτικά Προϊόντα και την Φαρμακευτική Φροντίδα (CD-P-PH) και την Επιτροπή Εμπειρογνωμόνων για την Ποιότητα και τα Κριτήρια Ασφάλειας των Φαρμακευτικών Πρακτικών και της Φαρμακευτικής Περίθαλψης (CD-P-PH/PC).

Από τον Μάιο του 2016 εργάζεται ως Αξιολογήτρια Φαρμάκων Ανθρώπινης Χρήσης στη Διεύθυνση Αξιολόγησης Προϊόντων του Εθνικού Οργανισμού Φαρμάκων ενώ παράλληλα είναι και Γραμματέας του Ε’ Επιστημονικού Συμβουλίου Εγκρίσεων των Ραδιοφαρμάκων του ΕΟΦ. Εκπροσωπεί τον ΕΟΦ από τον Ιανουάριο του 2017 στην επιτροπή Safety Working Party του European Medical Agency.

Επαγγελματικά δραστηριοποιείται τα τελευταία 17 χρόνια στον Κλάδο της Υγείας, έχοντας πρότερα εργαστεί στο Πανεπιστημιακό Γενικό Νοσοκομείο Ηρακλείου καθώς και στις Φαρμακευτικές Εταιρείες Wyeth Consumer Healthcare (έχει εξαγοραστεί πλέον από την Pfizer) και Lavipharm.

Απόφοιτος της Φαρμακευτικής Σχολής του Εθνικού και Καποδιστριακού Πανεπιστημίου των Αθηνών. Κατέχει ένα ΜΒΑ από το ALBA Graduate Business School και ένα MSc από την Ιατρική Σχολή του Εθνικού και Καποδιστριακού Πανεπιστημίου των Αθηνών. Είναι υποψήφια διδάκτωρ στην Ιατρική Σχολή του Εθνικού και Καποδιστριακού Πανεπιστημίου των Αθηνών και μιλάει Αγγλικά και Γαλλικά.

Για τις αναλυτικές πληροφορίες της επαγγελματικής και εκπαιδευτικής της πορείας, μπορείτε να δείτε το πλήρες βιογραφικό στη σελίδα της στο Linkedin: https://gr.linkedin.com/pub/nandia-gogozotou/12/427/507.

Maria Atmatzidou , Secretary

Born in Athens, Maria Atmatzidou studied Philosophy & Psychology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UOA) and Business Psychology at the e-learning platform of UOA. She got an MBA degree at ALBA Graduate Business School. She speaks English, French, Italian and Spanish.

Maria is a professional in journalism, editorial and business development, with 24 years of experience in printed media, publishing and European projects. She provides Editorial and Business consulting services that also include content creation, communication of CSR activities, as well as educational platforms’ design, implementation and management. Maria collaborates with the Institute “Panos Mylonas” for creating awareness campaigns to promote road safety and traffic education along with all stakeholders involved. For 15 years she worked as Editor in Chief of National Geographic-GR, Kids’ magazine, and Special Editions, first at Lambrakis Press and then at 4pi Special Publications. She accomplished more than 30 projects of thematic differentiation that inspired, educated and increased awareness of environmental protection and social sustainability.

Maria is a member of Editors of Printed and Electronic Media Association. She is also a member of the volunteer Organizing Committee for the Ecomobility and Freemobility Campaigns on sustainable urban transport 2017-2018.

Strong supporter of lifelong learning, Maria continuously attends seminars and workshops about CSR and Business Ethics, Sustainable Development, Project Management, Self- &Team development, Social Entrepreneurship and Visual Arts.

Nikos Karambinis , Member

Nikos Karambinis was born in Athens.

He received his first degree in International Business from Plymouth Univercity (UK) and his PMBA degree from ALBA Graduate Business School (PMBA8).

During his studies Nikos worked in various night jobs for 10 years.

After receiving his first degree he worked in United Arab Emirates for Olympic Gulf Tankers (subsidiary of Olympic Shipping Co.) for 6 years, in various positions (Operations, Management, Sales and Purchases, Marketing and ISM (International Safety Management).

He continued holding managerial positions in the Banking Sector working for 7 years in Egnatia Bank, Laiki Bank of Cyprus and Marfin Bank.

In 2007 he joined Global Network group of Companies as a General Manager of Impact Media Ltd and Sales Director of the Group. The Group represents exclusively more than 800 International Media for Greece, Cyprus and the Balkans such as: CNN International, MTV International, ESPN, E! Entertainment, WSJ, Financial Times, the vast majority of the in-flight magazines around the world etc.

In 2015 he joined Compucare Ltd. as a Sales Director. Compucare is software developing company in the Greek Market, since 1989.

Christina Papachristopoulou , Member

Born in Greece, Christina completed her studies in the department of Philosophy, Pedagogics and Psychology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 1998. She proceeded with a Master’s Degree in the discipline of Political Communication and New Technologies at the same University 2 years later.  She holds another MSc from Alba Graduate Business School in the field of Strategic Human Resources Management (Honors’ Degree).

The key word that characterizes her is diversity since during the 16 years of her work experience in total she has accomplished different tasks in different positions successfully; that is to say that she has mainly worked as a translator, a private tutor and recently as Exports Manager in an attempt to combine her passion for knowledge and self-improvement with travelling and extroversion in general. More analytical information regarding her resume can be found at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christina-papachristopoulou-187a4a11/.

Alex Derventzas , Member

Mr. Alex Derventzas was born in Athens on August 15th, 1972. He received his degree in Electrical Engineering from Technical Educational Institute of Patras and his Master of Science in Radio Systems Engineering from The University of Hull in the UK.  Later he received his MBA degree from ALBA Graduate Business School. His working experience started as a Telecom Research Engineer in Intracom S.A and continued holding managerial positions in Vodafone - Panafon Greece, Plural S.A and Telmaco S.A. During these years he has been leading teams of engineers carrying out many telecommunication projects, including Athens 2004 Olympic Games, Athens Metro and Athens International Airport mobile radio coverage. In 2008 he established his own company currently running as a Managing Director, ALDERCOM Ltd. providing major Greek and Balkan telecom vendors with infrastructure and turn-key wireless coverage solutions including large Hotels Wi-Fi’s.

He is currently member of the Board of the ALBA Alumni Association. On his leisure time he enjoys sailing, skiing and travelling.