OUR PEOPLE

Collaboration, Innovation, and Evolution

At OECON GROUP, we invest in diversity, equality, and the well-being of our team.
We are committed to creating an environment where every member can grow and succeed.
At the same time, we offer expert assistance to entrepreneurs, providing the right solutions and support to help grow their businesses.

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Business Consultants, Strategy, Finance, HR, ISO Management Systems, Marketing & Communication, Art Community Experts, and many more
Commitment to the Social Impact

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Consultancy Projects Delivered with a Focus on Social Impact (2020 to Date)
Collaborations

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Leading Organizations at a Global Level
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LINA TSALTAMPASI

CEO of OECON GROUP

Mrs. Tsaltampasi is the President of the Greek Association of Women Entrepreneurs – SEGE, the President of Female Energy Cooperative WEnCoop, and the CEO of OECON Group of Companies. She actively supports Female Entrepreneurship and the Promotion of Women in all sectors of the Economy through S.E.G.E., as well as other positions she holds.

She is the A’ Vice President of AFAEMME (Mediterranean Confederation of Female Entrepreneurs), President of Balkan Women Coalition (Confederation of Female Entrepreneurs in Balkans), a member of the Financial Committee of W20 (G20), and holds the position of Advisor for G7 related to the W7 agenda.

She is a PhD Candidate at the University of Macedonia, within the field of Female Entrepreneurship as a Factor in reaching the 17 SDGs.

Mrs. Tsaltampasi was awarded the title of Ambassador of Women Entrepreneurship in 2010 by the European Commission for her work in promoting women’s entrepreneurship. She was the Finalist for the EUSEW 2022 Awards of the European Commission in the Category of “Women in Energy”. As President of SEGE and WEnCoop, she has led WEnCoop to win the National and European Award, of the category “Green Transition”, in the European Enterprise Promotion Awards – EEPA 2022.

She was also honored in 2014 with the title “Women Motivator in Mediterranean” and in 2018 she received an honorary award, from the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece – K.E.D.E., for her overall contribution to women’s entrepreneurship.
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ELENA KOPANAROVA

Senior Project Manager

Elena Elena is Head of the European Programs Cooperation Department. She has a degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Macedonia and has a Certificate of specialization in Accounting and Tax from the Economic and Technical Institute IVAN ILIEV, Bulgaria.

Her promotion into Head of European Programs Cooperation Department was based on her experience and expertise in developing and implementing European programs. She often participates in meetings and conferences of European institutions and organizations. Indicative programs have been completed and Elena was the manager for the writing and implementations: SmartPA, Balkan Coalition, Thusaurus, Coaching and Cooperate Management Skills for Professional Development, VABpro Town Twinning.

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SOTIRIS NAKOS

Quality Management Systems Consulant

Nakos Sotiris is a graduate of the Department of Accounting and Finance of the University of Macedonia and a member of the Department of Quality Assurance Standards Systems (ISO) and of the Subsidies & Grants Department as he has extensive experience in the preparation and writing of international ISO standards and the implementation and management of development programs’ projects

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NASIA IOANNIDOU

Senior Project Manager

Nasia Ioannidou is a Consultant of the EU Funding Department and a Certified Adult Educator by EOPPEP. She studied Classic Philology at the University of Ioannina, while she continued her education on issues related to education, social inclusion, employment, entrepreneurship, and gender violence.

For the last 10 years, she has been working in the field of European grants, specializing in entrepreneurship, gender, and social cohesion.

She has extensive experience in designing and implementing projects related to Female Entrepreneurship and women’s economic and personal empowerment. At the same time, through the activities of OECON, she supports women from vulnerable social groups in order to develop their professional and entrepreneurial skills.

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GIORGOS TSANIS

Senior Project Manager

Giorgos Tsanis is a manager of the EU Funding Department. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Economic Relations and Development from the Democritus University of Thrace (DUTH), Greece, and a Master of Science degree in International Economics and Business from the University of Groningen (RUG), the Netherlands.

Tsanis conducts research, develops partnerships and coordinates the implementation of European projects in cooperation with foreign and national Universities, organizations and start-ups. He also participates frequently in international conferences and forums, representing institutions of Greece.

Since 2022, Mr. Tsanis has been an Evaluator of the Erasmus+ programme for INEDIVIM (Youth and Lifelong Learning Foundation), for the Youth and Sports sectors.

MEET THE REST OF OUR TEAM
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ALEXANDRA THOMAIDOU

Project Manager

Alexandra Thomaidou holds a degree in Political Science from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and is pursuing an MSc in European Youth, Entrepreneurship, Education, and Culture Policies at the University of Macedonia.

She is a recognized Adult Educator and specializes in Culture, Cultural Heritage, and Arts. Alexandra is an executive in the European Programs Department, where she manages and implements co-funded projects. Her expertise contributes significantly to the success of European initiatives in areas such as youth, education, entrepreneurship, and cultural development.

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GIORGOS ΚΑRAGEORGIOU

Business Consultant

George Karageorgiou has been an executive in the Department of Studies and National Subsidies since 2020. He possesses extensive experience in drafting and managing development program projects, having worked in the same field in the past.

George holds a degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Macedonia, as well as a Master’s Degree from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with a focus on “Networks and Complexity.”With his many years of experience in the field, George has developed a keen ability to understand the unique needs of each business. His expertise allows him to swiftly and decisively guide them towards the most suitable solutions, ensuring their success.

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ANNETA IOANNIDOU

Operation Manager

Annetta Ioannidou is a graduate of the Department of Physical Education & Sports Science at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, with extensive experience in Logistics & International Transport, as well as Customer Care Management.

Her diverse background in education, management, rowing, and language skills makes her a versatile professional, poised to enhance the organization’s success.

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MANOLIS KARIOFILLOGLOU

Business Consultant

Kariofilloglou Manolis is a graduate of the Department of Economics of the Democritus University of Thrace, holder of a master’s degree in Business Administration (M.B.A.), and a member of the Economic Chamber of Greece as well.

He is a member of the Department of Studies and Subsidies & Grants Department, working as a business consultant, and participating in the management and monitoring of Development Program Projects.

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JENNY ELEME

Project Manager

Jenny Eleme holds a degree in Business Administration from the American College of Thessaloniki “Anatolia” and a Master’s degree in Finance and Banking from the University of Stirling, Scotland.

With many years of experience, she excels in drafting and managing subsidized investment projects under the CSFs & NSRF.Jenny has collaborated with various Consulting Firms in the Greek market and has been actively involved in drafting and implementing plans under the Development Law and the Leader initiatives as a self-employed professional. In recent years, she has been contributing her expertise in the Department of European Programs, specializing in the drafting, management, and implementation of European co-funded projects. Her language skills include excellent knowledge of English and a good command of French and Russian. With her diverse background and extensive experience, Jenny is a valuable asset in ensuring the success and impact of European initiatives and projects.

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YORGOS MOUFTOGLOY

Junior Project Manager

Yorgos Mouftoglou is a graduate of the Department of Political Science at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is currently part of the European Programs department, where he is involved in the drafting, management, and implementation of European co-funded projects.

His focus lies in proposals that address the social inclusion of disadvantaged groups and promote cultural initiatives.

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EVITA STAVROU

Art Community Expert

Evita Stavrou is a visionary sociocultural entrepreneur, visual artist, activist, and educator with a strong focus on holistic and inclusive education. She holds a prominent role as a cultural advisor for the European Capitals of Culture, specializing in multi-thematic festivals.

Since 2013, she has been the artistic director of artistic and cultural programs at FIX in art, and from 2016, she serves as the president of the Association. In her capacity as president, Evita plays a vital role in event planning, project development, sustainability, and forging symbiotic relationships. She leads the team in networking with local and international communities through artist residencies, events, conferences, and public consultations.
As a visual creator of recyclable art, Evanthia champions an educational approach. She skillfully coordinates and implements creative workshops, not only at FIX in art but also for other thematic activities such as Christmas events at the Lazaristes Monastery, Workshops within the framework of Asterocosmos, Fix Small Art, Craft Hub, and more.
Evita is a founding member of several impactful NGOs, including M-eating Hub, the Women’s Energy Community WenCoop, and the Social Cooperative For Me. Additionally, she serves as the Coordinator of the Working Group of Cultural Activities of SEGE.
Her contributions extend beyond her organizations as she collaborates with OECON Group, serving as an Art Community Expert in various cultural and educational initiatives. Evanthia’s multifaceted talents and dedication make her an influential force in promoting creativity, education, and positive social change within both local and international communities.

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DIONYSIOS KAPETANOS

Junior Project Manager

Dionysios Kapetanos holds a degree in Balkan Studies from the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki. He has completed his master’s degree in European Program Design and Management from the University of Florence in Italy, and he is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration (MBA). He works in the European Programs Department and is involved in the design, management, and implementation of European co-funded projects. He thrives to ensure that project proposals are not only viable and impactful but fully aligned with the overarching goals of the company and the funding agencies.

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KYRIAKI TOUSKA

360° Digital Marketer

Kyriaki Touska graduated from the Department of Organization Management, Marketing, and Tourism (TDOMT) at the School of Economics & Management of the Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki.

Specializing in the digital sector, she holds a Professional Diploma in Digital & Social Media Marketing. Kyriaki continues to evolve, constantly seeking new techniques and tools to update and enhance her skills. Currently, she works as OECON’s 360° Digital Marketer, implementing innovative marketing strategies that contribute to the company’s growth.

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PARASKEVAS PLATONAS

Business Consultant

Platonas Paraskevas is a graduate of the Department of Economics at the Democritus University of Thrace and holds an MSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Macedonia.

Previously, he worked as an economist at a consulting company in the city of Xanthi. Presently, he is a member of the Department of Studies & National Subsidies, actively participating in the management and monitoring of Development programs projects.

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IOANNA CHATZIGEORGIOU

Smart Farming Expert

Ioanna Chatzigeorgiou is a graduate of the Department of Agriculture of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), and a PhD candidate in the Department of Horticulture in collaboration with the Sustainable Agricultural Structures & Renewable Energy Resources Lab in ELGO – DIMITRA.

She is an associate of the company in the implementation of research projects, providing support and services related to sustainable cultivation systems for agricultural products.

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NTINAS GEORGIOS

Agricultural R&D Expert

Dr. Georgios Ntinas is an Associate Researcher and head of the Sustainable Agricultural Structures & Renewable Energy Resources Lab at the Institute of Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources of the Hellenic Agricultural Organization – Dimitra.

He holds PhD in Agricultural Engineering from the Faculty of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) and has worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Aarhus, Denmark (AU), the Technical University of Munich, Germany (TUM) and the National Institute of Agricultural Research in Versailles, France (INRAe). Dr. Georgios Ntinas is an associate of the company in the implementation and management of research projects as well as in the writing of proposals for European projects in collaboration with companies in Greece and abroad. He also often participates in meetings with our partners abroad.

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MANTO STERGIOU

Secretarial support

Manto Stergiou is a graduate of the Department of Philology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, holding a Master’s degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in the Interdepartmental Postgraduate Programme of Studies “Languages, Communication, and Management of Education Services in the Modern Social, Economic, and Technological Environment.”.

With extensive experience in customer service and private education, she currently serves as a secretarial support employee at OECON GROUP, dedicated to facilitating the seamless daily operation of the office.

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BABIS PAPADOPOULOS

Junior Project Manager

Babis Papadopoulos is a graduate of the Department of International and European Studies at the University of Nicosia (UNIC). Additionally, he holds a Master’s degree in International Security from the University of Groningen (RUG). Presently, he serves as a Junior Project Manager in the European Programs Department, contributing to the execution of projects focused on promoting the green economy and sustainability.

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STAVROS GIUVANNIS

Junior Project Manager

Stavros Yiouvannis is a graduate of the Thessaloniki Art School’s Theatre and Cinema Department, and he also pursued studies in the Department of Economics at the University of Macedonia. Additionally, he holds certifications as a Human Rights Trainer and a Certified School Ombudsman for Vulnerable Social Groups, obtained through the Public Employment Service. Furthermore, he serves as a Youth Advocate for UNICEF Greece, specifically addressing issues of Racism and Social Exclusion. Currently, he works as a Junior Project Manager in the European Programs Department, where he actively contributes to projects aimed at promoting social inclusion and education among the Roma community