AUEB iMBA Energy & Sustainability Club is the 1st Energy Club in Greece, striving to create a knowledge exchange platform among Academia, Market and Policy Makers regarding the hotly debated issues of Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development.

Energy & Sustainability Club operates under the umbrella along with the fervent support of MBA International program of Athens University of Economics & Business ( and its academic advisory board consists of six full time Professors.

This year, following the extreme success of last year’s conference “Doing Business in Energy” AUEB Energy & Sustainability Club organizes the conference:

“Growth, Investments, Energy: Greece Looking Ahead”

Wednesday 24th of April 2013, 18.00-21.00,

at the Royal Olympic Hotel in Athens ( – (ΧΑΡΤΗΣ

The conference key note speakers will be: Mr. Kostis Hatzidakis, Minister of Development, Competitiveness & Networks, Mr. Burhan al JAF, Ambassador of Iraq Republic in Greece, Mr. David Lippeatt, Counselor for Economic Affairs of US Embassy in Athens, Mr. Federico Tata Nardini, CFO of Heron S.A., Mr. Yiannis Kalafatas, CFO of Mytilineos group, Prof. Plutarchos Sakellaris, Department of Economics – ex Vice President European Investment Bank,  Prof. George Ioannou, Director of AUEB MBA International program, and Mr. Dimitris Sarantopoulos, founder and president of Energy & Sustainability Club.

As Europe struggles to emerge from a severe recession and financial crisis, Energy can undoubtedly be an important driver of economic growth, since it is the lifeblood of the global economy – a crucial input to nearly all of the goods and services of the modern world. Attracting investments and focusing in extroversion, Greece has to look ahead; shaping the next years with specific schedule and sustainable development strategies. Managing resources for truly sustainable economic growth is rapidly becoming one of this century’s greatest imperatives and opportunities.

The Conference will take place on Wednesday, 24th of April 2013, from 18.00 to 21.00, at the Royal Olympic Hotel (28-34 Athanasiou Diakou Str. Athens, Greece). Participation is free. For more information about the event and registration please contact us at or call at +30 210 82 03 659-662.