Advent Technologies announces the appointment of Harris Antoniou as Member of its Board of Directors, in the context of the ongoing expansion of its operations.
“We are excited to welcome Harris to our Board of Directors. Harris brings decades of expertise in key areas, such as financial markets, energy & commodities coupled with significant and international board room experience which will enhance our corporate governance. His experience is vital to our future activities and strategy. With this appointment, Advent Technologies strengthens its commitment to better serve its clients and investors.” Advent Technologies CEO, Vasilis Gregoriou, said.
Harris Antoniou has held various executive and management positions in leading institutions in the financial sector over the last 25 years. He served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board of Amsterdam Trade Bank from March 2016 to February 2020. Previously he was the Chief Executive Officer of AMCI – a private group that focusses in mining projects and operations, trading, transportation, and private equity investments.
Between 2009 and 2013, Harris was the Managing Director of Energy, Commodities and Transportation, and a member of the Management Group of ABN AMRO, where he led the international expansion of the business.
Harris started his career with Bank Mees & Hope in 1993, and held a range of senior management positions within MeesPierson and Fortis in The Netherlands, The United Kingdom and Greece, always focusing on debt and equity investments in real assets, as well as in investment banking.
He is passionate about technology, education and digital transformation. He was one of the first signatories of the Poseidon Principles and a supporter of United World Colleges in the Netherlands.
Harris holds an MSc in Business Administration and Management from the University of Piraeus, Greece, and an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management (Erasmus University), the Netherlands. He also successfully completed the General Management Program of Harvard Business School.
For more information about the Board Members of Advent, please follow the link: https://www.advent.energy/about-us-management/.