Alexis is the director of AHEAD - ALBA Hub for Entrepreneurship and Development at ALBA. Alexis is an entrepreneurship and family business educator, researcher and practitioner with an expertise in business modelling and family business sustainability. He is currently teaching at the MSc in Entrepreneurship at ALBA, while leading relevant workshops and courses for ALBA’s Executive Development. He has co-created and manages VentureGarden, a project supporting aspiring entrepreneurs, in Athens and Southern Greece. He has been involved in the research, teaching and celebration of entrepreneurship for several years, having managed among other projects the “Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies” MOOC for Greece and the Stelios Haji-Ioannou Award for Young Entrepreneurs in Greece. Alexis represented ALBA in the global Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) project that explores the entrepreneurial process within business families and generates solutions that have immediate application for family leaders. He has published articles in Greek and international publications, and has contributed to books related to his expertise. His research interests focus on responsible ownership, succession and the combination of innovation with tradition in family owned businesses. Alexis has an extensive experience as an SME and Family Business consultant, while he has worked for Greek listed companies in managerial positions.