Circle the Med
The Mediterranean Hybrid Forum 2021
18-22 October 2021
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Alexandros Angelopoulos
Vicepresident Aldemar

// Sessions

20 Oct 14:00 - 16:00 GMT
Sustainable Tourism

// Short bio

Alexandros Angelopoulos, was born in Athens in 1972. He studied Business Management (Boston University 1995) and successfully completed his post-graduate studies in International management at Boston College (1998). He is Graduate of the PDP program of New York Cornell University, (2008). He is the Managing Director of Aldemar Resorts, a leading resorts chain company in Greece. He has been active in the family business since 1995, working hard towards ideas and policies that open up new horizons in the Greek hotel business and place Tourism at the core of Greek economic activity. Alexandros Angelopoulos, has been following with great interest the developments in the Business Ecosystem in Greece and the developments in Europe while he is very active as he participates in various organizations and committees representing the Hospitality sector and the entrepreneurship in Greece. In 2018, he became a Member of the Advisory Committee of the newly formed Sustainable Development Center of Governance and Public Law and a Founding Member of the Hellenic Council of Competitiveness. Up until 2017, he was holding the position of Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Environmental Policy Committee of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels while in 2018 he was elected as the Ambassador of all 5 star hotels located in Crete and Secretary General to the newly formed Chamber of Hotels in Heraklion. He is currently also holding the position of the Vice President II of the Board of Directors of Hellenic Entrepreneurs Association. Up until 2019, Vice President of the Greek Eurasian Business Council. He is Honorary Consulate of Ukraine for Peloponnese. In 2020, Mr. Angelopoulos was assigned by the Ministry of Tourism to be an active member of two special committees to oversee the national tourism strategy for Gastronomy and Sustainability in Tourism. During 2020 and 2021 he has taken the role of guest lecturer at the University of Piraeus teaching Sustainability in Tourism of the post- graduate studies “Biochemistry, Circular Economy and Sustainable Development” at the University of Piraeus. 

Awards & Distinctions

(tba) 2021 – World Eminent Man of Green Hospitality & Sustainability – Who is Who International Awards -World Women Leaders & World Eminent Men

2021 - "Responsible Sustainability Leader" at the Hellenic Responsible Business Awards

2019 – “Greek Hospitality Personality” at the Greek Hospitality Awards

2018 – Honorary Distinction by the University of Economics and Business of Athens for his contribution and support to the MBA program.

2016 – “Greek Hospitality Rising Star” at the Greek Hospitality Awards

2015 – Honorary Distinction by the Federation of Olympia for his support and contribution.

2010 – Best Leader – CEO in Sustainability at the Money Conferences by KPMG