Alexios is a visionary leader with recognized expertise in energy and water technologies brings global perspective to the creation of a high-tech vertically integrated business for the cultivation of organic medicinal and aromatic plants, and the production of essential oils to help people live healthier lives. Entrepreneurial- minded, passionate about fostering an organizational culture dedicated to serving its employees and customers alike, grounded in integrity and strong ethics, and committed to sustainability via innovation and respect to nature. Proven track record of success and extensive experience pioneering energy and water technologies and leading projects to address the climate change global challenge and provide energy access to the underserved populations of developing countries.
Alexios applies business models and best practices that are utilized by international organizations, such as the World Bank Group, to build and grow a family business. The organic cultivation of the Medicinal and Aromatic Plants must happen with state-of-the-art equipment and the help of precision agriculture systems, in addition to principles of circular agriculture/production, ensuring optimal use of waste streams. The ISO and HACCP certifications at the production of essential oils ensure quality, while renewable energy and water reuse systems make the operation as carbon neutral as possible. At the marketing and sales stage of the operation is where innovative business models will help the business reach out and fulfill the needs of its customers. Alexios will introduce corporate boardroom communication practices to promote and integrate his organic essential oils into more complex solutions for the well being and healthier life of people.
Taking along the local communities and partners in this journey is a vital part of Alexios’ vision. Creating a culture of respect to the nature and shared prosperity with the company’s partners and local communities will create a strong foundation for growth and success.
Alexios’ extensive network and travel experiences in all continents, over the years, give him the ability to see market trends, integrate information and create opportunities. He embraces change and strongly believes that taking risks is a source of energy and growth.
Add a brief summary about work at the WBG/ IFC and how your experience and results achieved help inform the new business. Also, prior experience forming and running companies trading Greek olive oil- so that we are highlighting your prior entrepreneurial success.
Alexios received his MBA from University of Notre Dame, IN, a Master of Science degree in Generation and Management of Energy from National Technical University of Athens, Greece, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.