John Georgoulas has more than 15 years’ experience in finance, strategic planning, public and government affairs acquired in Greece and Cyprus.
Since 2010, he is the General Manager of The Economist events in Cyprus organizing two major events every year in the areas of Finance, Public policy and Energy and the General Manager for Cyprus for The Economist - The World in… Greece & Cyprus editions. On February 2017 he was appointed as a non-executive member of the board of directors at the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cyprus. From October 2014 until September 2017 he was the Director of the International Presidential Business Advisory Council in Cyprus. He has been advising multinational corporations and he s currently the Acting Managing Director of Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) in Cyprus. John studied at INSEAD Corporate Governance with specialization in banking and holds a BSc in Business Information Systems, a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and a Diploma of Higher Education in Computer Sciences.
He is an IVLP alumni of the Department of State of the USA on Entrepreneurship and business management and President of AHEPA (American Hellenic Progressive Educational Association) ACY001 in Cyprus. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of European University in Cyprus, he sits on the board of Friends of Shriners Hospitals for children Cyprus, and is Advisor for Cyprus at Industry Disruptors and a Co-host for Global Entrepreneurship Week.