Speakers at KPMG Events

Distinguished speakers from around the world have left their unique mark on the KPMG business events

Vangelis Apostolakis

Deputy Senior Partner

Vangelis has been with KPMG in Greece since 1995. He has been Deputy Senior Partner since 2012.

James Bellini

Future Historian

Dr James Bellini describes himself as 'an historian of the future' with a close interest in key trends and strategic challenges facing current and future business into the 2020s and beyond. He is a regular choice as a speaker and moderator at high level conferences around the world and has published a number of books and special reports on the world of tomorrow.

Markus Kreher

Global Head of Accounting Advisory Services and Head of Finance Advisory Germany

Markus joined KPMG in Frankfurt in 1993. In 1997 he was seconded to the US-Firm in order to gain practical experience with US-GAAP for a two year term, in 2002 he transferred from Audit to Accounting Advisory Services at KPMG Munich. Markus was promoted Partner in 2005.

Luis Antonio

Executive Manager

SAFIRA, is headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal with offices in Poland and Spain, providing Information Technology Solutions and Management Services to leading companies with a team of 130 global consultants.

Peter Zinn

Senior Cybercrime Advisor and International Speaker

Peter Zinn is trend watcher and international keynote speaker on cyber security and cyber crime.

Peter Spiegel

News Editor

Peter Spiegel was appointed news editor of the Financial Times in April 2016. Prior to this, he was the FT’s Brussels bureau chief for six years, overseeing coverage of the European economic crisis and Europe’s role in global affairs. In 2012 and 2013, Peter and his team won back-to-back Society of American Business Writers and Editors awards for their coverage of the Eurozone debt crisis. His 2014 "How the Euro Was Saved" series is considered the definitive account of the crisis's final year.

Dr George Cooper

Economist, Researcher, Strategist and Author

After a career as a research scientist Dr George Cooper worked a fund manager and strategist at some of the world’s largest financial institutions. He is the author of two highly significant and controversial books on economic theory and instability in financial markets.

Nicholas Jennett

Deputy Director General and Head of Investment Team for Greece

Nicholas Jennett became Head of the EIB Investment Team for Greece on 1 February 2016. Before he was Head the New Products and Special Transactions (NPST) Department since 1 November 2011. Prior to this, from 2008, he held the position of Head of the European PPP Expertise Centre (EPEC).

Michael Falk

Partner Cyber Security

Nikos Georgopoulos

Cyber Privacy Risks Insurance Advisor, co-Founder of The DPO Academy

Anthe Papageorgiou

Regulatory Compliance Officer & Data Protection Officer

Dimitrios Pardalis

Data Protection Officer (DPO) - Head of Corporate Governance & ICFR Sector

Dimitra Lempesi

Legal Counsel and Legal Director

Theodossis Tompras

Legal & Regulatory Affairs Director

Arianna Sekeri

Attorney at law, LL.M, MSc., CIPP/E Corporate, Legal & Regulatory Division, Forthnet SA

Liana Kosmatou


Dimitris Zografopoulos

Privacy and Data Protection Expert, Lawyer (PhD) - Legal Auditor

Manolis Sfakianakis

Cyber Security Advisor, Former Chief,

Theodoros Stergiou

Senior Manager, Cyber Security & Risk Consulting

Ioannis Makripoulias

Computer Engineer and Informatics, MSc Computer Science

Marios Issaris

Sr Product Marketing Lead

Christos Papalabros

Director, Office of CFO Products & CFO

George Kotsakis

Assistant General Manager

Giannis Kalafatas

Chief Finance Officer

Ioanna Lykidis

EMEA Business Governance and Compliance Lead

George Pagoulatos

Professor of European Politics and Economy

Eamonn Maguire

Managing Director, Advisory

Ralph Jocham

Change Agent / Author

Spyros Tassis

Lawyer LLM, Chairman HADPP, LLI member

Sabina Dziurman

Director, Regional Head for Greece & Cyprus

Νικόλας Παπαχρυσοστόμου

Head of Mission/ Emergency Coordinator

Δημήτρης Δελώνας

Director, Deal Advisory, Head of Forensic & Strategy SupportSupport

Michael Niederee

Partner Advisory, Lighthouse Germany, Center of Excellence for Data & Analytics

Ilias Chantzos

Senior Director, Government Affairs EMEA & APJ, Global CIP and Privacy Advisor

David Robertson

Senior Lecturer

Henrik von Scheel

Best known as the originator of the 4th Industrial Revolution and the mastermind of Europe’s digital agenda, that ignited the global themes of today.

Brad van Leeuwen

Head of Partnersips, Railsbank

Xenofon Liapakis

General Manager, Chief Digital Transformation & Information Officer of Interamerican Group

Rahaf Harfoush

Digital Anthropologist, Best selling author

Nils Mork- Ulnes

Head of Stratey Science

Diomidis Spinellis

Professor in and Head of the Department of Management Science and Technology

Theodosis Michalopoulos

Enterprise Business & Public Sector Director

Spiros Poulidas

President and General Manager

Stefanos Mytilineos

General Manager of e-Banking

Pedro Janeiro

Head of Global Accounts

Julien Hautle

Future Workforce Management