Advisory Board

The Advisory Board has three major roles:

Α. Strategic development of HIGGS.

Β. To validate and ensure the selection process of the groups at HIGGS programs.

C. To offer consultation, suggestions and feedback on the proposals developed by the Accelerator participants.


Asteris Ηuliaras, Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of the Peloponnese


Maria Alexiou, Chair of the Board – Hellenic Network for Corporate Social Responsibility – CSR HELLAS

†Tzanetos Antypas, Vice president of the Hellenic Federation of Voluntary Non-Governmental Organizations and President of Praksis

Maria-Luisa Chavez, Consultant, Coordinator Civil Society Network, Member, Board Trustees, United Nations International School, New York
Former Chief, NGO Relations, Department of Public Information, United Nations

Lisa Philp, Senior Advisor, Foundation Center, New York

Dimitris Sotiropoulos, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Grzegorz Tymoszyk, President of the Board, Foundation of Support for Non Profit Organizations “Umbrella”, Coordinator of Centre for Support for Non Profit Organizations “Sektor3”

Deppie Tzimea, Executive Director of Corporate Communications at OTE Group