Panos is an independent consultant to companies in Greece with over 20+ experience in structuring private investment deals and strategy implementation. He has implemented deals in the renewable energy, tourism real estate, shipping and agricultural/food market sectors. New business development, marketing strategy formulation, innovation, export marketing, negotiation trade financing, and research are his prime skills. He is mostly interested in start-ups looking for partneships with incubator-accelators.
He is the founder of the info-blog — INNOVISIO — www.innovisio.blogspot.gr — (an info library about innovation/new product development practices and interconnected disciplines) . He is an innovator in thinking and approach.His philosophy is that we should not fall at the trappings of our business but at the substance. What it matters is not what we do but the way we do it.
In his pioneering research examined the role of quality of marketing in the development of new financial services — products. The results of his research published in top Academic Journals and presented in major marketing events & conferences. In 1989 was one of the winners of Dimple Competition (1989) — Stock Market Challenge: to create the highest net worth stock portfolio — Birmingham. In 1991-92 "won" the Post Graduate Award in Marketing Research by Cass Business School. In 1994 his research paper nominated as one of the best in the Academy of Marketing Science (EMAC) Conference in Paris. He holds an MBA from BBS and PhD from Cass Business School, London UK.