Kostas E. Sillignakis
Kostas was born in 1979 in Crete. He grew up in the northeastern corner of the island in the town of Sitia, where he lived until he finished high school.
Early in life he expressed an interest in management studies and enrolled in a Hospitality and Catering program at the Business College of Athens (BCA), where he graduated in 2001. He moved to the UK in order to continue his studies in Leisure and Tourism management at Huddersfield University where he successfully completed an honors degree. The following year he completed an MSc program at Surrey University in Tourism Planning & Development. Recently he graduated from the Oxford Brookes University with an MBA in strategic management & business development.
Kostas has been employed by major multinational organizations and has worked in the area of Human Resources, Training & development and Operations. He has undertaken consultancy projects in the entertainment and leisure industry specializing in strategic planning, growth and expansion of hospitality enterprises.