Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece

Academia, Awards, Education and Training, Events, People and Places — By on March 17, 2017 at 6:51 PM

The winners with the British Ambassador HE Kate Smith CMG at the centre

The winners of the Study UK Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece were announced at a prestigious award ceremony on Wednesday 1 March at the British Ambassador’s Residence. The ceremony was hosted by the British Ambassador HE Kate Smith CMG and Director British Council Greece, Mr Tony Buckby. Legendary shoe designer and UK alumnus Professor Jimmy Choo, OBE, Global Ambassador of the Alumni Awards was guest of honour.

We are now pleased to announce this year’s winners!

Professional Achievement Award

Maria Roubelakis University of Oxford

Entrepreneurial Award

Georgios Sotiropoulos University of Leeds, Leeds University Business School

Social Impact Award

Theodoros Anagnostopoulos King’s College London and Imperial College London and Newcastle University

Find out more about Study UK Alumni Awards 2017 finalists and winners, as well as the judging panel in the ‘Downloads’ section below.

Read more UK alumni stories on the Study UK Discover You Opens in a new tab or window. website.

Speaking at the ceremony, the British Ambassador HE Kate Smith CMG  said: ‘Education has the power to transform lives. This year’s Study UK Alumni Awards finalists in Greece demonstrate how a UK education can develop talented individuals into outstanding achievers and leaders in their chosen field.’

Tony Buckby, Director British Council Greece, said: ‘I am delighted that we are able to launch the Study UK Alumni Awards in Greece this year. The award is all about honouring the success of individuals whose achievements here in Greece have been, in some measure, influenced by their experience of studying at a UK university. We celebrate with them and congratulate them not only on their impressive professional successes but in their capacity as “ambassadors” for UK higher education.’

Spiros Soulis, Alumni Awards 2017 Ambassador Greece, said: ‘Studying in the UK offered me everything that I had expected to gain and more! It is a great pleasure and an honour for me to be the Ambassador of the British Council Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece and to support this exciting initiative which is taking place for the first time in our country.’

The Awards were offered with the kind support of Aegean Airlines  a member of Star Alliance and Greece’s largest airline providing full service and premium quality short and medium haul services ever since its inception in 1999 until today.

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