Evangelos Darousos (President)
Mr. Darousos graduated from the Department of Maritime Studies of the University of Piraeus. Since 2011 he has mainly worked in the finance, accounting & auditing services sector, as well as in the shipping industry. Today he is partner of a consulting firm, where he works as an economist and investment consultant.
He holds a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Maritime Operations and Management from City University, London with a specialization in the role of financial derivatives in risk management. As a PhD candidate of the World Maritime University under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (UN), he focuses on the links between Economics, Corporate Governance, Business Performance, and Sustainable Development.
Evangelos is a native Greek speaker and is fluent in English, French and Spanish.
Konstantinos Karakatsanis (Member)
Konstantinos Karakatsanis is an economist, graduate of the Department of Financial and Banking Administration of the University of Piraeus. Since November 2011 he has been working as an accountant – tax consultant. He has wide experience across a range of accounting requirements and obligations for corporates. He has worked for 5 years in an accounting company, predominantly maintaining accounts, dealing with tax administration affairs, social security organizations and other public services, as well as the supervision of payroll and in general the application of labor legislation, preparation of financial statements and tax filings. Since December 2016 he is Chief Accountant for Mondial Protectas S.A. Konstantinos is a Greek native, while fluent in English and with a decent command in German language. He has full knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards. He is a member of the Economic Chamber of Greece.
Eleni Zarikou (Member)
Ms. Zarikou is an economist, financial advisor to the Chairman and CEO of IPTO SA since July 2017.
Eleni has 12 years of working experience in auditing, accounting and financial analysis, with auditing and Finance Manager positions at multinational companies in Greece. For the past three years prior to IPTO, she was a financial advisor to the Secretary General at the Ministry of Economy and Development.
She is a graduate of the Department of Organization and Business Administration from the University of Piraeus. Eleni also holds a postgraduate degree in Applied Economics and Finance from the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. She holds a professional qualification with the Certified Auditors and Accountants Training of the Body of Chartered Auditors and Accountants.
Eleni is a Greek native and also speaks English fluently, while she has a good knowledge of German and Spanish.