Alexandros Costopoulos is a communications strategist, renowned speaker and seasoned contributor to leading international and Greek media on communications, credibility, soft skills and U.S. relations.
Founder and CEO of FORESIGHT, Mr. Costopoulos has collaborated with distinguished individuals and prominent organizations from the political, academic and business spheres in the United States, Greece and the broader southeast European region, providing critical insight and developing bespoke results-driven strategies and tactics related to public affairs, reputation management, public diplomacy, civil society engagement and American affairs.
He is the Secretary General of the American‐Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Director for Greece of American Citizens Abroad and Co‐Founder of the Institute for Regional Dialogue and Strategy.
He has written various social and political opinion editorials for top newspapers and magazines in Greece and has spoken extensively on the importance of cooperation and smart power. He has published two books, “Bridges of Cooperation‐Marshall Plan and Greece” in 2008 and “Bridges of Liberty‐ American Philhellenism in the 18th and 19th Centuries” in 2009.
In December 2011 he founded RepowerGreece, an international grassroots public diplomacy initiative that empowered a new way of thinking in facing emerging challenges and contributed to redefining Greece by confronting misconceptions that dominated the public sphere during the global economic crisis, through discussion events at leading think tanks and universities.
* from Ulysses by ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON