Our Team

WE ARE DREAMERS, WE ARE DOERS,

WE ARE REGENERATION.

Mary Vaxevanopoulou

Executive Office, Impact Development Manager

The Scout

''I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious’ said Albert Einstein, and as curiosity killed the cat, I now believe that I have multiple lives.''

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Dimitra
Dionysopoulou

Recruitment & Career Consultant

The Serial Hobbist

“Be like a pineapple - stand tall, wear a crown, and be sweet on the inside”. Dimitra feels like a pineapple wearing a crown, she doesn't care about mastering anything. She smiles and continues on exploring something new.

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George Elmalis

Legal Advisor

The Law Enforcer

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Konstantinos Kintzios

Business Development Director

The Force

''Sometimes I pretend to be normal, but it gets boring...So, I go back to being me!''

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Katerina Kupraiou

Senior Project Manager
& Comms Lead

The Momager

“Enjoy the power and beauty of your youth; Oh never mind; you will not understand the power and beauty of your youth until they have faded But trust me, in 20 years you'll look back at photos of yourself and recall in a way you can't grasp now how much possibility lay before you and how fabulous you really looked[...]”
This quote can be read better by listening to this. O Buz Luhrmann ''speaks well''.

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Aggeliki Mitropoulou

Communication & Content Associate

The Catwoman

Reminder: Earth travels 1,600,000 miles a day. So, yesterday's problems are 1.6million miles away!

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Panos Madamopoulos - Moraris

ReGeneration Co-Founder & Motivator in Chief

The Motivator

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Tania Banti

Partnerships Operations - Project Coordinator

The Out of the Box Thinker

''Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.''

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Alexandra Nikolaou

Executive Office, Operations & Treasury Manager

The Pilates Queen

“A beautiful day for me starts with a cup full of coffee - always plain - and a Pilates session! In fact, if these two are combined with my next travel destination, then you will find me with a huge smile, taking selfies.”

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Vaso Polymerou

Project Coordinator

The Traveller

''There is no Planet B and no second change at life!''

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Maryli Pouli

Impact Development Coordinator

The Athlete

''Believe you can and you're halfway there!''

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Anastasia Stamati

Project Coordinator

The Natureholic Smiler

They say ‘’when you share the joy, it doubles’’. That’s why, I rarely part with my smile. Even when I get involved in adventures, such as getting lost in forests and mountains and the night finding me on hiking in nature, yes indeed, the smile is there even if it has just been "frozen by my fear!

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Paschalis Stamboulis

Business Development Coordinator

The Opportunity Seeker

Walt Disney has quoted that if you can dream about something, you can do it. Walking helps me dream about new things and well this leads to a 20-kilometer run every time. #ReGen’s happy panda

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Mary is responsible for coordinating new proposals that aim in securing more funds in order to achieve greater impact through the program. Having worked more than 12 years in non-profit organizations in Greece and abroad, she brings to the team extensive professional experience in fundraising and management of funded projects. In 2012-2014 as a Development Executive for WAGGGS (World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts) in Brussels, she had the opportunity to travel around Europe, setting up partnerships between youth organizations, private companies, and institutions, such as the European Youth Forum.

Mary has participated in workshops and seminars on Corporate Social Responsibility at the Athens University of Economics and Business, and on Negotiating, Leadership and Project Management at Vlerick Business School in Belgium. She was on the Volunteering Committee of the Athens 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games, has been a member of the Executive Committee of the National Youth Council and is still an active member of the Scouts of Greece. She is passionate about the work that non-profit organizations can deliver and the impact of volunteers. Finally, she strongly feels that every single person – with intrinsic motivation – can help contribute to ‘creating a better world’.

Born in the summer of 1990, Dimitra studied Economics at Athens University of Economics and Business.

Her working experience of 8+ years in both corporate and startup environments has been beneficial to her business activity as well as her personal development.

As an HR Generalist, she has worked on the areas of benefits, recruitment, training and smooth integration of employees into their work environment.

She is a huge believer of the saying “through hard work and proper coaching, anyone can succeed and even thrive in this technology-driven world we live in”

Having watched closely the work of ReGeneration over the years, she wanted to be part of the team in order to contribute actively to the vision and work of the organization. She feels grateful that through her role, she can utilize her experience of many years in order to positively impact the lives of the young people of our country.

She loves to explore new hobbies and doesn’t get satisfied with doing just one. Currently, she collects and trades postcards with people from all over the world and finds her zen through yoga.

Ο Γιώργος Ελμαλής είναι Δικηγόρος, μέλος του Δικηγορικού Συλλόγου Αθηνών και μέλος των συνεργαζόμενων δικηγορικών γραφείων EEP Legal από τον Ιούλιο του 2016.

Ο Γιώργος γεννήθηκε στην Αθήνα το 1984. Έλαβε πτυχίο Νομικής από το Εθνικό και Καποδιστριακό Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών, έχοντας φοιτήσει κι ένα εξάμηνο στη Νομική Σχολή του Πανεπιστημίου της Ουτρέχτης στην Ολλανδία. Είναι κάτοχος μεταπτυχιακού τίτλου νομικών σπουδών με ειδίκευση στο Ευρωπαϊκό Δίκαιο από το Πανεπιστήμιο του Leuven (KUL) στο Βέλγιο.

Από τα πρώτα του βήματα, έχοντας πρώτα συγκεντρώσει πολύτιμη εμπειρία ήδη ως ασκούμενος δικηγόρος απασχολούμενος σε δικηγορικές εταιρείες με τομέα ενασχόλησης αστικές και ποινικές υποθέσεις, συνειδητοποίησε τον προσανατολισμό του προς τον τομέα των επιχειρήσεων καθώς και την έμφυτη κλίση του του για.

Αφού ολοκλήρωσε τις μεταπτυχιακές του σπουδές, το 2010, συνεργάστηκε με τη DPG Group of Companies ως in – house νομικός σύμβουλος. Διετέλεσε διευθύνων νομικός σύμβουλος του Ομίλου DPG και της ΚΑΕ Παναθηναϊκός για 4 χρόνια, ενώ συμμετείχε και στο Διοικητικό Συμβούλιο αρκετών εκ των Εταιρειών του Ομίλου.

Κατά την απασχόλησή του στον Όμιλο ήταν υπεύθυνος για την επίβλεψη και το συντονισμό της ομάδας των in-house νομικών συμβούλων του Ομίλου διαχειριζόμενος ευρεία γκάμα νομικών υποθέσεων σχετικές με διάφορους επιχειρηματικούς τομείς (online εκδόσεις,web development,digital marketing, αθλητισμό και ψυχαγωγία,φαρμακευτικά). Συνεργάστηκε στενά με τη Διοίκηση του Ομίλου παρέχοντας νομικές συμβουλές για τις βασικές δραστηριότητες και τα κυριότερα projects αυτού, όπως το σχεδιασμό και την εφαρμογή εταιρικών πολιτικών, ενδοομιλικές αναδιαρθρώσεις, εξαγορές εταιρειών, ανάπτυξη νέων επιχειρηματικών δραστηριοτήτων, διαπραγματεύσεις και σύναψη εμπορικών συμφωνιών, φορολογικό σχεδιασμό και πλάνα συμμόρφωσης με τις νομοθετικές επιταγές.

Ήταν ο πρώτος Έλληνας Δικηγόρος που έγινε μέλος του Sports Lawyers Association, το 2014.

Ενδιαφέρεται για την επιχειρηματικότητα κι ειδικότερα την επιχειρηματικότητα των νέων, υποστηρίζει τις πολιτισμικές αλληλεπιδράσεις και τις πρωτοβουλίες των νέων, και απολαμβάνει να ασχολείται με το σχεδιασμό νέων επιχειρηματικών δομών.

Konstantinos Kintzios has 15 years of experience in the fields of Business Development, Sales, Marketing and Communications, from outstanding organizations with which he was honored to collaborate, including the Embassy of the United States in Athens, Adel/Saatchi & Saatchi, Hellas Online, and the United States Olympic Committee. From 2011-2016, he worked at Boussias Communications, where he developed effective new concepts into successful projects, while substantially increasing revenue and profitability by 400% in 6 years. As a result, he was asked to step into the driver’s seat as Commercial Relationship Manager.

As of early 2017, Konstantinos is the Director of Business Development at ReGeneration, the largest and most multi-stakeholder up/re-skilling and employment program in the region; he is actively involved in reducing Greece’s “brain-drain”, developing youth employability, and bridging the gap between talented young graduates and companies wanting to invest in the next generation. He is passionate about ReGeneration’s mission, through which he is able to give back to society and empower young graduates, giving them the chance to stand out and shine in Greece!

In his free time, Konstantinos is involved in maximizing human potential through several other ventures. He sits on the Employment Committee at the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, is a Board Member at Bloode (a non-profit that aims to increase the number of blood donors in Greece), and is an Advisory Committee Member at Job-Pairs (a mentoring and professional development program, that matches recent graduates with business executives).

Konstantinos completed his Marketing degree from Deree – The American College of Greece, where he also received his MBA with high distinction. At Deree, he was elected President of the Student Union, and Student Representative for 3 different Academic Committees. Always in search of opportunities for personal development, he has become accredited with the Diploma in Executive Coaching & Organizational Development from IMPACT (the first course worldwide to receive Accreditation from the Association for Coaching).

Passionate about building sustainable partnerships, designing innovative initiatives, and advocating for lifelong learning, Konstantinos raises awareness and stimulates engagement through social media “dialogues” via LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. He enjoys learning from others and sharing his insight, and lives by Peter Schultz’s advice “hire character, train skills”.

Katerina studied Marketing Management at the American College of Greece (Deree) and got her Master’s Degree on Mass Communication from the University of Leicester, UK.

Having communications very close to her heart, she chose this professional path by starting working in Communication agencies such as V+O Communication, where, as an Account Manager, she handled big clients like Coca-Cola and Hilton Athens and undertook the design and implementation of corporate and brand communication strategies, media relations as well as project management.

During the Athens Olympics in 2004 and of behalf of Coca-Cola being one of the major sponsor of the Games, amongst other things, she followed the Olympic Torch Relay across Greece serving as the Company’s communication representative. One of the best and strongest experiences in her carrier! 

In the following years she was found still working for Coke, this time from the company side, in positions like Corporate Communication Coordinator for Greece, Cyprus and Malta, gaining a wide experience in stakeholder engagement, media relations, crisis management, corporate comms etc. In her last position as Marketing the Category Manager for Central & Southern Europe, she was responsible for the implementation of strategies and plans for the category of sparkling beverages, cooperating with 23 countries in the specific business unit.

She speaks English, French and a bit of Spanish, she travels and she loves live concerts (especially when these two combine!)

ReGeneration became her north star in making everyday job her personal purpose for substantial giving and positive impact. She tries everyday to live up to the question “what is the legacy you will leave behind”.

Angeliki Mitropoulou is a driven Communications & Content Manager with a focus on Sustainability. Founder of the “KYMA Project – Inclusive Dance” Platform and Co-Founder of the non-profit organization “Motivo” based in Athens, Greece. 

She is experienced in audience development, content creation, and public speaking, and a fierce advocate for inclusion, diversity, and enhancing belonging. 

Awarded the Scaling Grant by the J.S.Latsis Public Benefit Foundation for “outstanding SocioCultural Initiative”, she is also a member of the Bosch Alumni Network and an Ashoka Changemakers alumna.

She spends her time brainstorming for new ideas, devouring geeky videos, and proudly embraces a minimalist, low waste lifestyle.

At ReGeneration, she is part of ReGeneration’s Project Management team and works her magic in communications and coordination, to ensure the program maintains sustainable growth.

Panagiotis co-founded ReGeneration, the largest education and employment impact program for young graduates in Greece, with a vision to democratize access to education and opportunity. He is currently serving as the first Director of Partnerships at the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI). He previously served as a Board Member as well as Strategy, Business Development, and Real Estate Director of Agora Trading (now “Amarla Retail”), a cross-border fashion, retail, and consumer goods operating group. Agora, until its 2016 sale to a Greek family office, was operating retail and wholesale vehicles in 15+ markets around EMEA with a staff of 500. 

Panagiotis holds an LLB from Democritus University Law School, an LLM from University of Pennsylvania Law School, and an MSx from Stanford Business School, where he was granted the Rochat Fellowship. Panagiotis also sat on the Global Shapers Advisory Council on Partnerships of the World Economic Forum.

Τania studied Communication Strategies specializing in social change and Cultural  Management. In recent years she has been working as a program coordinator and also as an adult trainer. He has designed two cultural routes for the city of Thessaloniki with the aim of presenting them digitally.

She loves to “store” images first in her mind and then in her camera! Music, theater and books will always be her favorite mentors.

Coordinating the varied day-to-day program procedures and requirements at ReGeneration, Alexandra is responsible for ensuring that the initiative’s operations run smoothly. She serves as the link between the program’s co-founder and team members. 

With several years of business administration experience in the IT sector, Alexandra recently decided to apply her skills to support a human-centered effort, bringing to ReGeneration necessary know-how. Her course was inspired by her postgraduate studies in Service Management for Executives at the Athens University of Economics and Business.

Organizing a trip is her favorite pastime, especially if it involves practicing Pilates, alone, or with friends!

Born in 1992 in Farsala, Vaso studied Economics and Regional Development at Panteion University and has been at Polish Naval Academy in Poland as an Erasmus Student.

She started her career as a trainee of a consulting company in the field of Business Plans and then moved to the Accounting Department of the same company. A milestone in her career was the administrative position she held for 3 years at Coca Cola Hellas.

Having tried positions in different fields, she finally found her “call” in Management and attends training seminars on Agile methodologies.

At ReGeneration, she is a member of the Project Management team. Watching the program from the beginning, she is very excited about joining its dynamic team and that she will be able to help bridge the gap between the new graduates and the labor market.

Maryli is a graduate of the Department of Political Sciences, specializing in International Relations at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. During her six-year stay in Canada, she specialized in Canadian law and international commercial relations with certification from Vanier College. She is a Master’s Science candidate in Geopolitical Analysis from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Her passion for education began during her undergraduate studies when she worked as a primary school teacher in Greek language schools. She believes that education is a fundamental right of every human being as it defines a person’s socioeconomic identity and collective contribution. She has worked in the foreign policy sector and dealt with issues in education and technological development. Her main research interest is in upcoming technological platforms that will revolutionize education and employment placement.

She is part of the Impact Development team in ReGeneration

 in charge of coordinating fundraising resources so we can offer more young people new functional training opportunities and connect them to meaningful career openings. 

In her free time, she likes to travel and enjoys practising beach volley for several hours on sandy courts. She believes that playing sports makes part of a balanced life.

Anastasia is a graduate of Business Administration from the University of Piraeus, finalist of the 12th cycle of ReGeneration with professional negotiation training from the Athens University of Economics and Business.

She has three years of experience in managing educational programs at the Athens University of Economics and Business in vocational training in negotiations and soft skills training. She has been the coordinator of the Panhellenic Student Negotiation Tournament “Athens Negotiations Tournament” since the first year of its creation. Since 2014 she is an active member of the organizing team of the Panhellenic Volunteer Campaign “Let’s do it Greece”.

At ReGeneration, she belongs to the Project Management team. She plans the actions of the team and ensures the smooth running of all stages of ReGeneration programs.

Anastasia loves to work for a good cause, as a member of an incredible team, changing people’s lives for the better and contributing to creating a world as it deserves to be!

Paschalis is responsible for the onboarding of new companies to the ReGeneration  processes, finding ways to enhance the collaboration with existing partners and solving daily  problems. He is a graduate of Business Administration from University of Piraeus and soon  to be awarded with the International MBA from Athens University of Economics and  Business. 

Paschalis has a strong relation to the program, being a finalist of the first cycles of  ReGeneration, having experience on both sides of beneficiaries, candidates and companies. 

In the past, he has worked as a Digital Marketer, Account Manager, IT Administrator and  even as a Recruiter. 

He loves to meet new people, challenge himself and isolate while walking and listening to  music, imitating Forest Gump.