Share corporate Leadership skills and HR tools with every new business and startup founder who wants to thrive by leveraging his peoples’ assets and value. We aim to bring together the Startup Ecosystem with the Corporate Market.
Startup Pathways™ is a unique initiative committed to enlighten People Value and develop the next-gen of Entrepreneurs in Greece.
Providing high quality learning, coaching and HR Services, our Startup & New Business clients are armored with essential leadership skills and HR tools that will embolden them to effectively drive their venture to success by leveraging the most of their human treasure in a challenging business world.
We are a team of experienced Professionals in HR, Personal Development, & Coaching, dedicated to upgrade the Greek Startup Ecosystem and to bring closer the Corporate Market with Startup mindset.
Dimitris is an international People Development Consultant, Leadership, Pitching and Personal Branding Coach, and Innovation Leadership keynote speaker. He is also the co-Founder of The Flow Partners (Leadership & Sales Training Company) which represents Krauthammer International, an International L&D company in Greece, Cyprus and the Balkans. He is an awarded and experienced international Coach & Trainer (Greece, France, Cyprus and The Balkans) with a portfolio of more than 90 multinational companies and more than 6.000 participants until today. He has also a 14-year past career as a Corporate Credit Manager in a major Multinational Banks, where he got his first connection with the business world and entrepreneurship. Since 2014 he has founded 3 startups (Personal Development and Hospitality sector). He leveraged his accumulated experience in the startup world by becoming a Pitching Coach and Mentor for Greek and International Incubators, Accelerators, and internal corporate Hackathons.
Katerina is a Corporate Program Director of Thrive Global Greece, Systemic Mentor and Mediator in the Workplace. During her 40 years of experience, she was a Founding Executive of Eurobank Bank, holding the positions of CEO in Eurobank Business Services SA, Marketing Director of Retail Banking and Director of Human Resources, while previously, for 10 years, she worked in the office of International Agreements of the Council of Ministers of the European Union. In addition to her professional activity for a number of years she has been a member of professional organizations, such as the CEO Clubs Greece as Executive Vice President, EASE, EIMAD, TIGE, SDADE. He has two sons, enjoys walks on Mount Hymettus and reads historical and philosophical books.
Throughout his 30-year professional career, he has gained broad and diverse experience in HR Management, having covered senior positions in multinational organizations in the IT (Compaq/Hewlett Packard), Banking (EFG Eurobank) and Heavy Industry (TITAN Cement, BP) sectors. Besides his long professional experience in the field of HR, John has working experience in IT and marketing roles. Since 2003 he has worked for TITAN Cement Group, holding the position of Executive Director, Group HR since 2008. He was a member of the Group Executive Committee and the Group Sustainability Committee. Firm advocate of the principle that people and working environments that support and inspire self-awareness, self-development and productivity are the most important competitive advantage for any organization. John holds a BSc in Business Administration from the American College of Greece - Deree, and an MSc in Systems Analysis from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He has been trained by CIPD on mentoring skills and speaks English and French. He has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Human Resource Management of the Greek Management Association and as member of the Insurance, Social Security and Labor Matters Committee of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce.
Natasa is an active HR professional with over 18 years of experience in the field. She has worked in service sectors such as telecommunications, reinsurance, banking services related to the management of non-performing portfolios. Her extensive experience covers the fields of training & development, attracting & developing talents, organizational transformation, executive & team coaching, design & execution of HR strategies such as people development & design of leadership competencies frameworks, succession planning, performance management & talent reviews processes, employer branding, as well as overall HR management roles. She holds a diploma in business administration and an MBA with desertion in HRM (Nottingham Trend University, UK), accredited certification in coaching by International Coaching Federation and postDpl (level 7) in training & development of adults (TQUK, certificate number: 55413). She believes that a healthy corporate culture leads to a great customer experience.
Working for and with people for over 18 years, Vassia cares to understand other people's perspectives, feelings way of thinking. It brings her joy to work with people and make an effort to offer them the support they need to begin their personal development journey, also with people that have the courage to develop and grow. Development establishes the sense of having our own voice. This is the reason that led her almost 20 years ago in HR career and certainly, this is the same reason that led her today to corporate coaching. What matters to her is to honour the choice to live by the values and beliefs that resonate deeply with who we are. As an HR Professional, she holds an extensive background offering 18 years’ experience in HR management and generalist affairs, progressive experience in Human Resources within reputable institutions, proven ability to work with senior management teams to integrate human resource function within the overall business operating strategy, expertise in Learning & Development, and ability to provide corporate coaching (ACCC/EMCC)
Theopoula Panou is a Senior HR Generalist with a focus on Solution Focused Coaching and based on her tools, she seeks to contribute to the development of the coachee's skills (whether it concerns staff or team skill sets). She deals with the whole cycle of HR, having a special interest in Talent Management, Engagement, Retention of Talent & Business Coaching. Finally, she is an accredited Coach from the International Coaching Federation and holds an MSc in HRM from the Athens University of Economics and Business.