Blue Growth Europe Ecosystem Mapping
Maria Antonietta Malducca Official c/o Personal Services Sector of the Municipality of Olbia. More than ten years of experience in technical and administrative activities. Specialized knowledge in the field of procurement, contracts, administrative procedures of a complex nature. Management of invitations to tender above the Community threshold. Expert in planning with particular reference to the legal-administrative and accounting aspects of the design and management of interventions. Expert in the design and reporting of Community projects, in the following areas personal services and youth policies. Technical management administrative POR FERS and ESF. Coordination, management, monitoring and reporting of projects LLP Community programme "Leonardo da Vinci" for the management of training placements abroad, administrative management. Coordination, management, monitoring and reporting of projects ERASMUS Actions KA1 and KA2 youth and adult education for the management of domestic and foreign training placements.
Dr Fiori Zafeiropoulou Anti-slavery Supply Chains Advisor, Country Coordinator Fashion Revolution & Founder SOFFA. Fiori is an academic and a social entrepreneur; holds an award winning PHD on Social Entrepreneurship and Cand.Post Doc on Slavery free Supply Chains Nottingham University Rights Lab & AUEB. Country Coordinator of the global movement Fashion Revolution.org in Greece, the Coordinator of Raise Your Voice Festival to end modern slavery and climate crisis. Founder of Social Fashion Factory – SOFFA.gr that targets environmental regeneration and social inclusion of victims of slavery. Ranked in 100 TOP Women in Greece by Marie Claire International 2019, speaker at the International Woman Day 2020 by Athena40 and BBC news. She was the central speaker at UN Women Day ’18 & The central character of the Swiss documentary ‘One Over Many’ by Daphne Bengoa Produced by Fluxum Foundation. Executive Producer of TV Show SocialGrowth.ert.gr. Founder Refergon.com employment refugee matching platform, the rebirth of iconic Zita Hellas Sneakers and The Nest Centre on Social Entrepreneurship.
Camille Dressler SIF chair, is a mentor and tutor in social enterprise. She has taught leadership for social enterprise and getting into a social enterprise business for the Social Enterprise Academy and runs a social enterprise herself as part of a small cooperative.
Thomas Fisher he is a member of SIF and a tutor for the Social Enterprise Academy in Scotland, and has worked with social enterprises tackling poverty and exclusion for over 25 years, in India, in the United Kingdom (as a Director for Enterprising Communities at the New Economics Foundation), and for the last decade in the remote Scottish islands in the Outer Hebrides. He has supported community economic development locally and nationally; designed and delivered training and learning programmes; mentored and coached entrepreneurs and managers, young people and excluded individuals; engaged in extensive policy work, from the local to the international level; and has conducted and published in-depth research. Through this work he has significant understanding and experience in cross-cultural work.
Eleftherios Kechagioglou President of the Hellenic Small Islands Network. Born and raised in Hydra Island. He graduated as a captain of merchant navy and then as Surveyor. He has 15 years working experience as director in municipal development company, where he implemented many National and European programmes. He has travelled across many countries and the last 7 years is the founder of Hellenic Small Islands Network. Mr Kechagioglou is active in the fields of development of human and natural capital of small islands. Furthermore, he participates in committees concerning small islands, in national and European level. He is board member of Island Policy Council, Coastal Transportation Council, Social Control Council of Greek Television and of ESPA – PARTNERSHIP agreement for Ionian and Aegean islands 2006-2013 and ESPA – PARTNERSHIP agreement 2014-2020 for Ionian Islands.
Manon van Leeuwen is currently EU bidding expert at Eolas S.L., and has been Director of the European Projects Office of the Regional Government of Extremadura, Director of the Area Information Society at Fundecyt and Director of the Department for European Programmes of the Foundation University-Enterprise of Valladolid. With more than 20 years of experience as project manager in European, national and regional project, in different fields and topics, she is an expert in European Project management, managing more than 120 projects during this period, covering amongst other Life Long Learning and progress programmes. She is currently an external expert in the field of exploitation issues for the EC and supports projects from the FP7-NMP programme in defining their exploitation strategies. She is and has been evaluator and reviewer in various occasions of Horizon2020, 5th, 6th and 7th EU Framework Programmes (ICT, NMP, INCO), Erasmus Entrepreneurship and the CIP programme. She has a university degree in Economics by the University of Tilburg (NL), a Master in European Communities by ICADE (ES) and is in process of a Ph.D on business innovation at the University of Valladolid (ES).