Gerasimos Kouvaras

He has an experience of 20 years as executive director, instructor, advisor and volunteer in and for civil society sector at national and international level. Since 2007, he is the General Director of ActionAid Hellas, while previously among others he has been the Director of the Greek Section of Amnesty International and Special Advisor for Youth and Volunteering to the Ministry of Education. He holds an MBA concentrated in nonprofit management from Nottingham Trent University, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki. His artistic background includes Opera Studies, over 150 performances as member of the Greek State Radio Choir and the international distinction of Artist Photographer awarded by FIAP.  In 2015, he published his first poetry collection of 24 Greek Haiku.