Jimmy Athanasopoulos

Board of Directors

Head of Social Responsibility, Libra Group

As Head of Social Responsibility for the Libra Group, Jimmy provides strategic oversight of the group’s global responsibility and education programs. Jimmy joined the Libra Group in 2012 as Director of the Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award, responsible for its launch and development, as well as management of the application and shortlisting process. He also led HEA’s engagement with award winners including the allocation of support services and mentors. He was appointed Chairman of HEA and joined the Libra Group Executive Team in March 2015.

Jimmy completed the Executive Education Program for Social Responsibility at Harvard Business School and following an MBA from Northeastern Illinois University, Jimmy began his career in Chicago as a provider of financial and investment services across various asset classes. He later undertook a variety of management roles at multinational corporations including DNV, Tyco Healthcare, and TetraPak before entering ship management as Chief Financial Controller with FreeSeas Inc. He later joined G. Bros Maritime S.A. where he was responsible for financial reporting to the Board of Directors.

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