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Vasileios Tsianos

Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum

Vasileios is currently serving as an advisor to the CEO of Stanbury Holdings, a European private equity. Previously, he served as the Vice President for Corporate Development at Keela.co (a social enterprise that tackles the annual $100 billion inefficiency of the non-profit sector in N. America), as an Associate at Carrot Rewards (a $15+ million startup that increases the efficiency of public policy delivery), as a member of Fundie Impact Fund, and researched innovation ecosystem data for the Brookfield Institute. He completed his Bachelors in Chemical Engineering at the University of Toronto, and his Masters in Finance at IE Business School (Spain), where he also developed the first quantitative methodology for development of large-scale Debt-for-Environment Swaps. He is the youngest to be awarded the Professional Risk Manager designation by PRMIA.

He has served in leadership capacities in multiple non-profit, corporate and political organizations. He recently served as the Director of the Hellenic Canadian Board of Trade, co-led the initiative to create a Modern Greece Studies program at the University of Toronto, and published opinion pieces on the LSE 's EuroCrisis and the Huffington Post. He has advised several political candidates for leadership in Canada, Greece, and the United Nations, while he has fundraised cumulatively over $1M for various social causes and startups.

 

He is one of the youngest to be invited at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, the G20 summit, the Clinton Global Initiative, and the UN Climate Summit, and has received climate leadership training by former US Vice President Al Gore. 


He has been recognized as one of the 100 Future Global Leaders by the Web Summit, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Royal Economic Society, and a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum.