George G. Spanos
Shipping Innovation Executive Consultant in Ελλάδα
During the first 40 years of his life, George:
has studied and specialised in Humanities & Psychology, Greece, Mech. Engineering, Wales, Int'l Shipping & Logistics, London, Creative Writing, Hellenic Studies and Early Christian Literature in a joint Harvard & MIT Expertise Course, Terrorism & Counterterrorism, Hague, EU Matters, HEC Paris, and holds a Msc in Strategic Management of Environmental Crisis & Disaster, NCUA.
He's been a frontline entrepreneur in shipping, logistics, shipowning, ship management, forwarding, and trading companies. He's founded, bought, restructured, operated and sold transport companies in Greece, and represented Shipyards from France, China, and Colombia.
George has also been the Honorary General Consul of Colombia in Athens, for seven years till 2012. He enjoyed awards, and high distinctions from various Greek and Colombian Authorities and Institutions, due to his intensive and efficient handling of delicate humanitarian matters, and for strengthening the bilateral economic relations through cultural & business diplomacy.
He's a fun and strong follower of Cultural Diplomacy, which he finds as the most useful, influential, and effective tool for the way out of the Greek crisis. George has served as President, BoD member, or Consultant in various Cultural Institutions and Clubs, always related to international resonance promoting Greek humanitarian & cultural values.
George realised his political perception with his 2004 Candidacy in the Greek National Elections. He's been a friendly consultant to MP's and Parties upon Shipping, Cultural & Humanitarian issues.
Being a natural emotional intelligent person, he espoused Paul Ekman's work and contribution in Recognising, Detecting & Analysing Micro-Subtle Facial Expressions, and he is a trained Expert in this field.
During the next 40 years of his life, George will always be eagerly looking for new challenges to enrich, consolidate and share his genuine insight on humanitarian, political, and multicultural matters, as well as, on innovative business development projects regarding shipping energy transformation towards a greener future.
He is mentoring startuppers and coach courageous entrepreneurs in turning their ideas into scalable and profitable investments.
George is a natural digger of history and brings to light real-life inspirational stories as a writer and researcher.