22 - 26 May 2022

Greek House Davos 2022 Annual Meeting

Davos Platz, Promenade 49

*Time in CEST
Sunday, 22 May 2022
Opening Keynote speech:
Europe in the new geopolitical context: The vision of a Union based on values
19:00 - 19:30
Margaritis Schinas
Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Promoting our European Way of Life
Cocktail Opening session:
Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) as a key driver for sustainable economic growth
19:30 - 20:00

Moderator

Mark Mueller-Eberstein
CEO of Adgetec Corporation
Adonis Georgiadis
Minister of Development and Investments, Government of the Hellenic Republic
Cocktail discussion:
Fostering innovation at the Agri-Food Sector: accelerating sustainable policies and partnerships
20:00 - 00:00
Stella Thomas
Managing Director, Global Water Fund
Michael H. McCain
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chair of the Board, Marple Leaf Foods, Canada
Petros Tzavellas
Vice President OPEKEPE (Greek Payment Authority of Common Agricultural Policy Aid Schemes
Cocktail discussion:
Industry 4.0: Digital transformation, harnessing the full potential of the start-up ecosystem in an interconnected world
20:00 - 00:00
Christos Dimas
Deputy Minister of Development and Investments | Research, Innovation and Technology, Hellenic Republic
Khalid Abdulla-Janahi
Chairman Vision 3, United Arab Emirates
Lacey Hunter
Co-Founder and Director of Growth, Partnerships + Finance: Proxi.co
Monday, 23 May 2022
Closed session – By invitation only
Innovative tools and policies for a robust and inclusive economic recovery
07:30 - 10:30

Moderator

Rhett Power
Editor Forbes magazine
Christos Dimas
Deputy Minister of Development and Investments | Research, Innovation and Technology, Hellenic Republic
Hans-Paul Buerkner
Chairman Boston Consulting Group
Rudolph Lohmeyer
Senior Partner and Head of NTI, Kearney
Spyros Martsekis
Founder & Managing Partner of Ionian Capital
Closed session – By invitation only
Solmeyea: Impact-investment venture, resolving the Global Protein Challenge of “how to provide enough sustainable-derived proteins for 10 billion people by 2050”
10:30 - 11:00
Vasilis Stenos
CEO Solmeyea – Environmental engineer, plant-based proteins, vertical microalgae farming, Circular Bioeconomy, EU Climate Impact Ambassador, ESGs expert
Closed sessions & B2B meetings – By invitation only
11:00 - 18:00
Closed sessions – By invitation only
Building the new agenda of the European security industry
18:00 - 19:00

Moderator

Rhett Power
Editor Forbes magazine
Christian Hadjiminas
Chairman EFA GROUP, Vice President HELLENIC ENTREPRENEURS ASSOCIATION (EENE)
Florence Verzelen
Executive Vice President Dassault Systemes
Closed sessions – By invitation only
East-West dialogue for sustainable peace and cross-cultural understanding
19:00 - 20:00

Moderator

Konstantinos Foutzopoulos
Executive Director, Greek House Davos
Margaritis Schinas
Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Promoting our European Way of Life
Shafik Gabr
Chairman and Managing Director, ARTOC Group for Investment and Development
Cocktail discussion:
Positioning Greece as an Investment Destination: priorities and challenges in the post pandemic era
20:00 - 20:30

Moderator

Adonis Georgiadis
Minister of Development and Investments, Government of the Hellenic Republic
Cocktail discussion:
Restoring trust and building standards for sustainable growth in Greece
20:30 - 21:00

Moderator

Ioannis Smyrlis
Chairman of Enterprise Greece
Cocktail discussion:
Fostering entrepreneurship and the new investment agenda in the new geopolitical context
21:00 - 21:30
Christian Hadjiminas
Chairman EFA GROUP, Vice President HELLENIC ENTREPRENEURS ASSOCIATION (EENE)
Dr. Abdellatif El-Menawy
Arab News journalist, writer and columnist covering war zones and conflicts worldwide
Cocktail discussion:
Shipping, Blue Economy & Growth: The Greek Shipping Industry as a global leader in impact entrepreneurship
21:30 - 00:00
Ioannis Plakiotakis
Minister of Maritime Affairs & Insular Policy, Hellenic Republic
José Alejandro Rojas
Minister of Private Investment at the Presidency of the Republic of Panama
Cocktail discussion:
Innovation Maritime: Greece’s successful navigation of the global shipping industry
21:30 - 00:00
Dimitrios Mattheou
CEO Arcadia Shipmanagement
Dimitrios Koutsoukos
General Manager of SEKAVIN S.A.
Tuesday, 24 May 2022
Stakeholders’ breakfast:
Resilience in times of humanitarian crises: The linkages between food security, migration and sustainable development
07:30 - 08:30

Moderator

Rhett Power
Editor Forbes magazine
Nikos Salapataras
Chairman International Humanitarian Aid Foundation (IHAF) and Salas Group SA
Ryan Erenhouse
Head of External Affairs & Public Impact Western Union
Ari Qayumi
Founder & Managing Partner, Mindful Venture Capital
Resilience in times of humanitarian crises: The linkages between food security, migration and sustainable development
17:00 - 18:00

Moderator

Rhett Power
Editor Forbes magazine
Nikos Salapataras
Chairman International Humanitarian Aid Foundation (IHAF) and Salas Group SA
Sandrine Dixson-Decleve
Co-President of Club de Rome
Closed sessions – By invitation only
Keynote speech: Greece as energy hub in an era of energy transition
18:00 - 18:45
Alexandra Sdoukou
Secretary General for Energy and Mineral Resources, Ministry of the Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Hellenic Republic
Closed sessions – By invitation only
Keynote speech: Kosovo - Greece: A relationship in progress
18:45 - 19:15

Moderator

Rhett Power
Editor Forbes magazine
Albin Kurti
Prime Minister, Republic of Kosovo*
Closed session – by invitation only
Greece’s economic prospects, policy and reforms
19:15 - 20:00

Moderator

Rhett Power
Editor Forbes magazine
Alexis Patelis
Chief Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic
Cocktail discussion:
Transforming tourism for Climate Action: A new model of sustainable tourism development
20:00 - 00:00
Dimitris Fragakis
Secretary General of the Greek National Tourism Organization (EOT)
Riccardo Lambiris
Chairman of the BoD Athens International Airport
Lacey Hunter
Co-Founder and Director of Growth, Partnerships + Finance: Proxi.co
Μaximilian Martin
The Resource Alliance, Founder of Impact Economy and Global Head of Philanthropy, Lombard Bank & Cir SA
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Stakeholders’ breakfast:
The post-Covid roadmap: Financing & Investments: shaping an enabling environment to boost investment activities
07:30 - 08:30

Moderator

Ioanna Samprakou
CEO, Elite Global Consulting Services; Vice-Chair of the BoD (NED), REDS S.A.; Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Chiltern Media
Philipp Monnier
Director WayRay
Rehan Chaudri
Executive Chairman of Altan LLC, Director Global Strategic Projects, Kingdem Capital, Executive Director Global Strategy, CAS Venture Capital
Antonios Achilleoudis
Group Managing Director of AXIA Ventures Group
George Linatsas
Group Managing Director of AXIA Ventures Group
Closed sessions – By invitation only
Panel discussions: Greece as energy hub in South East Europe
09:00 - 10:00

Moderator

Orestis Omran
Partner DLA PIPER
Hilde Merete Aasheim
President and CEO Norsk Hydro ASA
Loukia Tzekaki
Corp Comms & Sustainability Senior Director Procter & Gamble
Anastasios Christakis
Managing Director Claritas Investments
Closed session – By invitation only
Corporate Equity, Inclusion and Diversity: Hear from Industry Leaders
11:00 - 11:30
Natasha Martsekis
Board Member Hellenic Petroleum Group of Companies/ NED Club in Greece - Board Member & Founding Member
Αlyse Nelson
Co-Founder, President & CEO, Vital Voices
Cocktail discussion:
Energy Transition and Interconnectivity: Promoting collaboration among multilateral initiatives for energy innovation
20:00 - 00:00
Dimitris Papalexopoulos
Chairman of the Group Executive Committee of Titan Cement International (TCI), Chairman of the BoD Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV)
Dr. Vasilis Gregoriou
CEO and Executive Chairman of the Board, Advent Technologies Holdings Inc.
David McGinty
Global Director of PACE, World Resources Institute
Antonios Achilleoudis
Group Managing Director of AXIA Ventures Group
George Linatsas
Group Managing Director of AXIA Ventures Group
* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244(1999) and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence