Presentations of Speakers at the «12th Arab-Hellenic Economic Forum»


12th Arab-Hellenic Economic Forum

1st Forum’s Session: Electrical Connectivity, Renewable Energy and Environment

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Khaled Hanafy, Secretary General, Union of Arab Chambers & Board Member, Arab-Hellenic Chamber


  • Khalid Al-Othman, Partner & CEO, Saudi Mubadara Development Company, Saudi Arabia
  • Spyros Kiartzis, Manager New Technologies and Alternative Energy Sources, HELLENiQ ENERGY Group, Greece
  • Yehia Shankir, Corporate Director, Development and Renewable Energy, Elsewedy Electric S.A.E., Egypt
  • Konstantinos Bikas, Ambassador (ret), International Business Director, Mytilineos Energy & Metals, Greece


2nd Forum’s Session: Construction Projects, Modernization of Infrastructure and Building Material

Moderator: Nicholas Vlachakis, Managing Director, NEOKEM S.A. & Vice President, Arab-Hellenic Chamber

Keynote Speaker: Aref Boualwan, Chief Initiatives & Startups Officer, Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), Greece


  • Panagiotis Exarchou, Design & Development of PPP – Concession Projects, Intrakat Group, Greece
  • Ali A. Ibrahim Abhire, General Manager, Construction Fund of Benghazi and Derna, Libya
  • Nikos Manias, Head of International Projects, Alumil Group, Greece
  • Mohsin Katia Ali, CEO, Al-Asriya Group for General Trading & Contracting, Iraq
  • Khaled Abdelazim Khalifa, Executive Director, Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI), Egypt
  • Konstantinos Theodorou, CEO, Ven Engineering S.A. (Member of V Group), Greece


3rd Forum’s Session: Pharmaceutical Industry

Moderator: Faye Kosmopoulou, General Manager, Panhellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (PEF), Greece

Keynote Speaker: Ioulia Tseti, President & CEO, Uni-Pharma S.A. & Intermed S.A. & BoD Member, SEV-Hellenic Federation of Enterprises, & BoD Member, Arab-Hellenic Chamber, Greece


  • Spyridon Dimotsantos, President & CEO, Medicon Hellas S.A., Greece
  • Eiad Drak Al-Sibai, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Homs Chamber of Commerce, and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mediotec Pharmaceutical Industries Laboratories, Syria
  • Bernard Tannoury, Chairman & CEO, Benta Pharma Industries (BPI), Lebanon
  • Hanan Sboul, Secretary General, The Jordanian Association of PharmaceuticalManufacturers & Medical Appliances (JAPM), Jordan


4th Forum’s Session The Food and Organic Food Industries

Moderator: Prof. Sara Elgazzar, Senior Advisor Union of Arab Chambers and Dean, College of International Transport & Logistics, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport, Egypt


  • Abdelaziz Makhloufi, Founder & CEO, CHO Group, Tunisia
  • Jelena Agbaba, Head of Quality Assurance & Product Development Manager, Al Rawabi Dairy Co. LLC, UAE
  • Alawi Al-Attas, Founder & CEO, Atramco, Alattas Trading & Marketing Co. and Founder, Commercial Center in Dubai (Binary Business Center), Yemen
  • Sandros Charalampopoulos, New Business Development, Mediterra S.A._mastihashop, Greece


3rd Business Gathering «Greece and the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries»


Moderator: Prof. Dr. Haris Lambropoulos, President, Hellenic Development Bank of Investments SA (HDBI) and Board Member, Arab-Hellenic Chamber, Greece



Part One: Kuwait, Oman & Greece

  • Hilda Alisandratou, Director Investment Promotion Tourism, Real Estate & Creative Industries, Enterprise Greece, Greece
  • Khaled A. Mahdi, PhD, PMP, CEng, Secretary General, General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development Kuwait (in Arabic)
  • Maria Rita Galli, CEO, Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator S.A. (DESFA), Greece
  • Hilal Abdullah Al Hinai, Acting Director General of Quality Management & Government Excellence, Oman Vision 2040 Implementation Follow-Up Unit, Oman


Part Two: Qatar, Saudi Arabia & Greece



Chambers’ Round Table Discussion

Part One

Moderator: Rashad Mabger, Secretary General, Arab-Hellenic Chamber, Greece


  • Mohamed Al Raeid, Chairman, Libyan General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Libya
  • Pavlos Ravanis, President, Athens Chamber of Small and Medium Industries (ACSMI) and Vice President, Union of Hellenic Chambers of Commerce, Greece
  • Mohammed Abdo Saeed, Chairman, Federation of Yemen Chambers of Commerce & Industry & Board Member, Arab-Hellenic Chamber, Yemen
  • Khaled Hanafy, Secretary General, Union of Arab Chambers & Board Member, Arab-Hellenic Chamber
  • Vassilis Korkidis, President, Piraeus Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Greece
  • Hamood Salim Al Saadi, Vice President, Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Oman and Board Member, Arab-Hellenic Chamber
  • Hussein Shraim, Board Member, Jordan Chamber and President, Zarqa Chamber, Jordan & Board Member, Arab- Hellenic Chamber


Part Two

Moderator: Abdulaziz Al-Mikhlafi, Coordinator General of Arab-Foreign Joint Chambers & Secretary General, Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GHORFA), Germany


  • Abdulrazak Al-Zuhairi, President, Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce, Iraq
  • George Stassinos, President, Technical Chamber of Greece
  • Michalis Siamidis, Vice President, Athens Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Greece
  • Eiad Drak Al-Sibai, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Homs Chamber of Commerce, Syria
  • Ioannis Chatzitheodosiou, President, Athens Chamber of Tradesmen, Greece
  • Hassane Berkani, Business Manager and President, Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services of Casablanca-Settat, Morocco
  • Emmanouil Vlachogiannis, 1st Vice President, Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Greece
  • Ing Mouddar Khouja, Secretary General, Austro-Arab Chamber of Commerce, Austria