Yannis Salavopoulos, MBA
Founder & CEO, CAPITALS Circle Group
Managing Director, Global Sustain GmbH & Group Head Int. Affairs,
Guest Lecturer Public Affairs-Leadership-Eco Economics, SRH Berlin University
Supervisory Board Member, EBC University
Affiliate Member of BCI, Business Continuity Institute
Member of MIT (Mittelstands und Wirtschaftsvereinigung der CDU/ CSU)
Yannis Salavopoulos (MBA) is currently Founder & CEO of CAPITALS Circle Group (CCG) GmbH, an Int. Public Affairs/Policy, Strategy, Economics & Communication Advisory. It is headquartered in Berlin but represented & active also in Brussels, Athens, Zurich. CCG has strategic partnership with Brussels based Think Tank, Vote Watch Europe in fields of public & Eu policy analysis. CCG organizes also forums in Germany, Greece & Brussels.
Yannis is also actually Managing Director of Global Sustain GmbH & Group Head International Affairs, a leading international Advisory in Sustainability Strategy & Reporting, Green Finance & Sustainable Investments with presence in Berlin, London, Athens, Nicosia, NY, Zurich.
He is at same time Guest Lecturer for Public Affairs, Leadership & Eco Economics at SRH University Berlin & Supervisory Board Member at German EBC University with presence in Hamburg, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart.
He has extensive experience In the sectors of policy, government relations, public sector, ICT & digital economy, finance, energy, climate, transportation, food & beverages.
Before reentering private sector, he served as Diplomat in Economic & Trade Diplomacy, representing Greece for over 10 years. He has been Desk Officer for Germany & German speaking Countries (Austria, Switzerland), North America (USA, Canada, TTIP & CETA) & Cyprus at the Ministry in Athens (2014-2015). He served at the Embassy of Greece in Berlin (2007 – 2017) & earier at the Greek Embassy in UAE (2006 – 2007).
Before entering the Diplomatic Corps, he had worked for a few years as an active Lawyer in Athens with expertise in corporate, commercial & EU Law, having a great experience on regulatory affairs, litigation & legal consulting.
Yannis holds an Executive MBA in International Management (Anglian Ruskin University Cambridge + Berlin School of Economics & Law) & an Executive Master of Sciences in Law & Economics (ALBA Business School, Athens). He holds a Bachelor in Law from the Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki.
He organised several policy, economic & entrepreneurship international forums, workshops, trainings in Germany & in Greece. Himself has published a series of articles in Germany & Greece on above issues. He is regular public speaker at international forums & conferences on above topics. He writes & speaks fluently English, German & Greek.
Business Continuity Institute BCI
Mittelstands und Wirtschaftsvereinigung der CDU/ CSU
International Bankers Forum
Rotary Club Berlin-Global eClub