Our team of esteemed experts and strategically networked professionals has unparalleled, cross-functional experience in key private and public positions. Our profound commitment to ethics and values contributes substantially to our clients’ endeavors and reputation, offering the necessary intelligence and advice to navigate today’s multilayered challenges.
Founder and CEO
Alexandros Costopoulos is a communications strategist, renowned speaker and seasoned contributor to leading international and Greek media on communications, entrepreneurship, soft skills and transatlantic relations. Alex 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 and eastern Mediterranean regions, 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.
Director, Outreach and Engagement Programs
She has studied Business Administration at the American College of Greece and holds extensive experience in complex corporate events design and implementation. Mrs. Vatista was a founding team member of FORESIGHT back in 1998 and today she is the co-founder of RIB EYE Production House, one of the most awarded and creative production firms.
Director, Global Economic Affairs
Having served in critical positions throughout his career at the U.S. State Department, Alec Mally joined FORESIGHT as Director for Global Economic Affairs. With his U.N., southeast European and Washington experience, Mr. Mally enhances the ability of our team to maneuver through complex geopolitical and international financial issues. Prior to moving to Greece, he was a career Foreign Service Officer at the U.S. State department for 27 years, with a range of assignments in Greek and Balkan affairs. He has served in a variety of key posts including as Consul General in Thessaloniki, Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Office in Pristina, Kosovo, Economic Counselor at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations.
She has studied sociology and media in the UK. Iris Yennimatas holds extensive experience in the development of communication strategies and reputation management programs including the development of the International Public Diplomacy Initiative, Repower Greece. She has participated in sensitive issues management programs within the political and economic sphere. Today she serves as Lead Advisor.
Associate Director, Defense Technologies
A retired Hellenic Navy Rear Admiral, Nikos Ioannidis served after his retirement as CEO of several state-owned companies in the fields of transportation, port management and state assets development, while holding extensive experience in the fields of defense and homeland security. Mr. Ioannidis offers insight regarding overly sensitive power balances and emerging technologies.
Director Executive Office
She has studied communications and advertising at the American College of Greece. Ms. Economaki holds critical experience in working with public governance and international clients. She has participated in key projects related to public relations and reputation management and she coordinates operations across the board.
Associate Director, Global Corporate Affairs and Finance
Joseph Hadjijoseph completed his professional training and qualification in 1988 in the UK with one of the major international audit firms. Having worked in various London firms as Audit and Corporate Partner Manager, he founded AOG in 2000 with offices in UK, Cyprus and Greece, specializing in Corporate Structures, Corporate Finance Business Compliance and New Business Expansions. In 2013 he co-founded with Alexandros Costopoulos, AOG-FORESIGHT, bringing in our team his unique expertise.
Jennifer R. Kellogg
Director, Culture and People to People Programs
Jennifer R. Kellogg is a literary translator, scholar of Hellenism, and entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in academic and non-profit settings. She holds a PhD in Modern Languages and Literatures from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Belgium. She was a founding member of Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies outpost in Nafplion, Greece and has served as Executive Director of the Greek America Foundation in New York. She has a passion for creating programs for lifelong learners of all ages to experience Greece and its culture and people.