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Yannis Salavopoulos is a University Lecturer at Gisma University of Applied Sciences alongside at other German Business Universities. Moreover, he has given seminars, lectures and workshops at other Business Universities in Germany, UK, Switzerland, Greece (e.g. Imperial College London, York University, Geneva Business School and etc.).

Yannis is the Founder and Managing Director of CAPITALS Circle Group (CCG) GmbH, a Berlin-based internationally active market, data-driven advisory and service provider for the digital economy and tech industry focusing on public relations / corporate communication / IR growth & digital transformation strategy, governance, risk & compliance. The company offers training and workshops in the field of expertise. The company serves corporates, banks, investors, and start-ups.

Yannis Salavopoulos is the Managing Director of Global Sustain GmbH & Group Head International Affairs (part of Global Sustain Group, with presence in Berlin, London, Athens, Nicosia, Cairo), an international consulting firm with a focus on sustainable finance, sustainable investments, sustainability strategy, sustainability reporting, etc. It services and cooperates with international banks, investors, multinational corporates.

Before entering the private sector, he had spent a few years working as a lawyer with expertise in corporate & commercial law. He then served as the Economic Diplomat, representing Greece at diplomatic posts at various Embassies abroad (e.g. UAE, Germany).

Yannis holds an Executive MBA in International Management (from Anglian Ruskin University Cambridge & from Berlin School of Economics & Law) and an Executive Master of Sciences in Law & Economics (ALBA Graduate Business School, Athens, top-ranked in Financial Times). He holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki. He completed one year of his bachelor studies at the Freie University Berlin.