The Interview

MAY-JUNE 2017|BY RAYMOND MATERA

U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey R. Pyatt discusses key points on Greece-U.S. trade and investment relations as the two countries work to capitalize on emerging opportunities in both Greece and the United States.Clearly the United States has shown a strong…

MAR-APR 2017|BY RAYMOND MATERA

Athanasios Kouimtzis, Managing Director at Kouimtzis Group, discusses the long evolution of the crisis in Greece and offers a new strategy for growth and development—based on restructuring Greece’s economic model.How do you see the development of the Greek economy after…

JAN-FEB 2017|BY RAYMOND MATERA

Dr. Roxanne Giampapa, Director of the Pinewood American International School, explores pivotal issues in education today and proposes a new education model, one that involves consequential shifts in how we teach and how we learn.Why is it important to reimagine…

NOV-DEC 2016|BY RAYMOND MATERA

John C. Kyriakides, Partner at Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm and Chairman of the Chamber’s Legislative Reform Committee, discusses the reforms needed within the Greek judicial system leading to a more effective, efficient, and productive social and economic environment.What is the…

SEP-OCT 2016|BY RAYMOND MATERA

Spyros Filiotis, Vice President & General Manager of Pharmaserve–Lilly; Vice President of  SFEE; Treasurer of the Pharmaceutical Innovation Forum and member of the Amcham Pharmaceutical Committee, discusses the importance of promoting clinical trials in Greece—a boost to healthcare, patients, and…

JUL-AUG 2016|BY RAYMOND MATERA

Dr. Stefanos Gialamas, President of ACS Athens, discusses how  ACS Athens is modeling education for the 21st Century.Dr. Stefanos Gialamas speakingYou have been called one “of our highest performing schools” by the President of the Middle States Association of Colleges…

MAY-JUNE 2016|BY RAYMOND MATERA

Simos Anastasopoulos, President of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, discusses the changes needed to transform Greece from a story of hope to a story of success. The President also explains the key role the Chamber is playing in affecting positive…

MAR-APR 2016|BY RAYMOND MATERA

Dionisis Kolokotsas, Public Policy Manager at Google, discusses how Greece can improve its performance in the digital arena, and how Google is helping boost Greece’s tourism efforts.What’s the big idea?The web is a great level playing field, where even the…

JAN-FEB 2016|BY RAYMOND MATERA

As Greece enters its 7th year of recession and crisis mode, Nicholas Papapolitis, Managing Partner at Papapolitis & Papapolitis, discusses measures to confront continued paralysis and replace the perpetual edge of the abyss with steps leading upward—toward investment, growth, and…

NOV-DEC 2015|BY RAYMOND MATERA

Marios T. Kyriacou, Senior Partner at KPMG Certified Auditors S.A., discusses the framework for growth and reform in Greece.Do you believe that Greece is now in a position to grow and prosper?I believe that the new loan agreement provides the…