Follow us:

Our People

The people of KEAN

Stavros Milionis
President of KEAN

Stavros is the founder and President of the Board of Directors of KEAN.

Katerina Psycha
Communication Director

Katerina is a graduate of the Public Institute of Educational Training...

Raina Melissinou
Senior Project Manager

Raina studied theater and has an MBA specializing in Marketing… 

Myrtali Florou-Chatzigiannidou
Accounting and staff management

Myrtali is a graduate of the Department of Accounting and Finance...

Athina Ampatzidi
Senior Project Manager

Graduated the Department of Public Health Supervisors of the University of West Attica.

Filippos Gkavos
Managing Director

He was born in Rhodes on 9 October 1970. Graduate of the Evelpidon School (class of 1992), with postgraduate studies and certification in Project Management ((IPMA)

Sonia Maravelaki
Project Manager

Sonia has a degree in Genetics from the University of Liverpool

Elisa Salvatori
Project Manager

Elisa has studied Political Science and International Relations in Italy and Spain

Violeta Karoutsou
Accounting Manager

Violeta is a graduate of the Economics Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Marilena Stathopoulou
Project Manager

 Marilena holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of West Attica.

Eva Zotou
Social Worker

Eva Ziotou holds a degree in social work from the Hellenic Mediterranean University.

Vasia Karkantzou
Social Worker

Vasia Karkantzou is a Senior Bid Manager and Head of the Project Development Department of KEAN.

Board of Directors

Stavros Milionis

President

Mihalis Papageorgiou

Vice-President

Panagiota Sfika

Treasurer

George Papadopoulos

Member

Kostas Karaiskos

Member

Stavros Milionis

President of KEAN

He was born in Ilion, on 25 May 1973.

He is the founder and President of KEAN.

He studied Physics at the University of Patras and he was trained at the Training Institute of Munich in Telecommunications.
He speaks English.
He worked at SIEMENS in DIP as a Software Engineer and later in the same company as an Account Manager in Telecommunications Equipment Sales.

Since 2002 he has been working for OTEGLOBE in the International Sales department and since 2004 at OTE as Key Account Manager in the General Directorate of Domestic Providers.
In 2010 he became Head of Public Sector and European Programmes at OTEGLOBE.

From May 2011 to November he was President of the Organization for the Management and Administration of the "Antonis Tritsis" Environmental Awareness Park. After the merger of the Organization, he participated in the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Agency for the Management and Administration of Protected Areas of Attica.

Social Action

- Chairman of the Board of Directors of EETE-OTE (2014- 2018)
- Member of the Scientific Council of I.STA.ME (2008-2010)
- Member of the coordinating committee of the 800 NGO campaign for the Constitution
- Member of the Board of Directors of OPAKE-OTE

Katerina Psycha

Communication Director

Katerina is a graduate of the Public Institute of Educational Training, in the field of Journalism, certified by the Ministry of Education. She has more than fifteen years of experience in the field of Public Relations, specializing in technology and health and she also is a radio producer. In KEAN she is responsible for the program "Diversity in Business" as well as for the implementation of other European programs.

Raina Melissinou

Senior Project Manager

Raina has studied theatre and has an MBA with a specialisation in Marketing from Kingston University. She has twenty years' experience in magazines and newspapers as a content editor and in communications and advertising as a senior copywriter. She is currently working at KEAN in the implementation of national and European programmes.

Myrtali Florou-Chatzigiannidou

Accounting and staff management

Mirtali is a graduate of the Department of Accounting and Finance of the University of West Attica, with a Master's degree in Business Administration-Tourism Management (MBA) from the University of Piraeus.

She joined KEAN in 2020 and works as the accounting and personnel manager of the KEAN.

Athina Ampatzidi

Project Manager

She graduated from the Department of Public Health Supervisors of the University of West Attica and holds a Master's degree in Sustainable Development with specialization in Environmental Management from the Harokopio University of Athens. She speaks English and Russian. She has worked as an epidemiologist and analyst in the chemical laboratory at EYDAP Metamorphosis. She joined KEAN in 2020 in the implementation team of European and National projects.

Filippos Gkavos

Managing Director

He was born in Rhodes on 9 October 1970. Graduate of the Evelpidon School (class of 1992), with postgraduate studies and certification in Project Management ((IPMA)and IT engineering. Additional training in intercultural education of refugees. He has 25 years of experience in management and IT engineering in Greece and abroad (Oman - Arab Emirates). He joined KEAN in December 2021 and works on the management of national programmes and the coordination of the KEAN's Shelters for Unaccompanied Minors. He speaks English, French and Arabic.

Sonia Maravelaki

Project Manager

Sonia holds a degree in Genetics from the University of Liverpool and a Master's degree in Medical Genetics and Immunology from Brunel University, London. She has extensive experience in the field of molecular biology and in the last year has been involved as a project manager in European projects. She speaks Greek, English and Spanish.

Elisa Salvatori

Project Manager

Elisa has studied Political Science and International Relations in Italy and Spain and then continued her studies by graduating from the Master's Degree Programme "Media and Refugee/Migrant Flows" at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She started volunteering and participating in international Workcamps and Erasmus+ project implementationat the age of 18, working in various organisations across Europe for 8 years. She has extensive experience in the field of non-formal education and youth, having implemented and coordinated projects for adolescents and adults on topics such as migration, gender, sustainability and social inclusion. She speaks Italian, English and Spanish..

At KEAN she mainly works on proposal writing and Erasmus+ project implementation+.

Violeta Karoutsou

Accounting Manager

Violeta is a graduate of the Economics Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

She has worked for years in the accounting departments of large companies, such as shipping and food import-export companies.

She joined KEAN staff in 2022.

Marilena Stathopoulou

Project Manager

 Marilena holds a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of West Attica, a Master's degree in Service Management from the Athens University of Economics and Business and a graduate of the Fashion Design and Technical Construction program of the school ROMINA KARAMANEA. She has experience in the management and implementation of the European Programmes HORIZON and ERASMUS+, in the field of New Technologies and Sustainable Practices in the Fashion Industry. Additionally, she has 10 years of work experience in commercial product category development in consumer goods and consumer behaviour research. At the same time, she is active in the fashion industry, with the creation of a sustainable brand, applying sustainable and ethical fashion practices. 

Eva Ziotou

Social Worker

Eva Zotou has studied social work at the Hellenic Mediterranean University and is studying psychology at the Metropolitan College of Maroussi. As part of her internship, she has worked at the Smile of the Child, at Agios Charalambos Psychiatric Clinic and in several primary schools.

Vasia Karkantzou

Social Worker

Ms. Karkantzou is Senior Bid Manager and Head of the Project Development Department of KEAN. She holds a degree in Social Work and a Master's degree in Local and Regional Development and Social Cohesion. She has more than 15 years of experience in designing, delivering and evaluating high quality social services for vulnerable groups and a good track record in human rights protection with a focus on migration, asylum and international protection, victims of violence, exploitation and trafficking. To date, Ms. Karkantzou has successfully managed numerous action grants and technical assistance projects at national and European/international level, while providing expert services in related research, capacity building and other types of field activities and interventions. Through her work in the civil society sector, she has effectively pursued and managed funds from the European Commission, the UN and other donors for the benefit of vulnerable social groups.