About us

Management Team

Vassilis Antonopoulos
Chief Executive Officer

Vassilis Antonopoulos

Vassilis Antonopoulos, a graduate of the Athens University of Economics with postgraduate studies at Manchester Business School. Joined ESA security solutions in 2011 as Deputy Managing Director and became company’s CEO in 2012. He has extensive managerial experience of more than 20 years in the security industry. He served 10 years as General Manager in Wackenhut Hellas and Managing Director of G4S Greece from 2006 to 2011.

Christos Kontos
Chief Operations Officer

Christos Kontos

Christos Kontos, an electrical engineer from Athens Technological Institute and MBA from Nottingham Trent University. He joined ESA security solutions in 2011 as Sales Manager for Security Solutions and also a member of the Management Team. In 2012 he became Operations Director Southern Greece since 2016 is the Chief Operations Officer (COO). He has 20 years of management experience in the fields of automation and security in large multinational organizations (Motorola, Honeywell, Siemens, G4S).

Nasos Kalamatianos
Chief Financial Operations

Nasos Kalamatianos

Nasos Kalamatianos has been CFO of Amarla Retail Group from 2012, largest European licensee of Victoria’s Secret (LBrands), with presence in 11 countries. Meanwhile, from 2008 till 2016, he was member of Corporate Finance department of Athens International Airport (AIA), working on projects in cooperation with companies such as McKinsey, Credit Suisse, AT Kearney, Deloitte, PWC and others. He holds a BSc in Financial and Banking Management from University of Piraeus, as well as an MSc Management from Imperial College London. As of early 2019, he is part of ESA Security.

Maria Michaili
Human Resources Manager

Maria Michaili

Maria Michaili, a graduate in Mass Media and Communication of Athens University and from the National School of Public Administration. She also holds a Master in «Security and Risk Management» of the University of Leicester and she is a certified GCDF (Global Career Development Facilitator) Career Consultant. She joined ESA Security team in 2013 and since 2015 holds the position of Human Resources Manager and member of the Management Team. During her professional career she has worked as an executive in public organizations and in a Security Services Company as Head of Human Resources.

Konstantinos Pazoulis
Commercial Manager

Konstantinos Pazoulis

Konstantinos Pazoulis, joined ESA in 2013 and since 2017 is a member of Management Team as Operations Manager Manned Security .In 2018 he became the Commercial Manager of ESA. Kostas is a graduate of Greek-British College and studied IT at Patra's Open University. During his professional career, he worked as Sales Manager in Greek and Multinational companies.

Panagiotis Gavathas
Operations Manager Manned Security

Panagiotis Gavathas

Panagiotis Gavathas, a post-graduate of Montpellier III and Aix-en-Provence Universities in Defense and Security (MA DefSec), as well as in Business Administration (MBA). He has 15 years of experience in advanced security solutions development and management for critical infrastructures (CI). He was working for the Ministry of Defense, the Permanent Delegation of Greece at the EU, as well as for ICTS and Scan group (systems integrator). From 2017, he holds the position of Commercial Manager and is a member of the Management Team till 2018 where he took on the position of the Operations Manager Manned Security.

George Skoutas
Aviation Security Manager

George Skoutas

George Skoutas a graduate of Law School of Athens University, has extensive experience of over 25 years in the Security Industry. Before joining ESA, he was the General Manager in Brinks Hellas for 20 years. Since 2017, he is a member of the Management Team and from 2018 he holds the position of Aviation Security Manager.

Papazoglou George
Operation Director

George Papazoglou

Giorgos Papazoglou holds the position of Operational Director since 2018. With many years of experience in the design, provision and organization of Risk Managements. He is a Retired Special Forces Officer. He has teaching experience, and has worked with major private companies and public organizations in the provision of security services. And is familiar with the international environment. He has a degree in Business Administration.

George Koutroukis
Financial Manager

George Koutroukis

George Koutroukis, a graduate of London Metropolitan University in Finance and certified IFRS Accountant from Institute Chartered Accountant England & Wales. He has extensive experience as Accounting Coordinator (ISS Group, Pallas SA) and internal Auditor (Fage Group). George, joined ESA in 2016 as Financial Manager and member of the Management Team.

Manolis Drosoforidis
Technical Manager

Manolis Drosoforidis

Manolis Drosoforidis, an electronic engineer and a professor at Electronic Engineering department of Piraeus Technological Institute. Joined ESA security solutions in 2011 and became member of the Management Team in 2012 as Director of Electronic Security Solutions. He has more than 25 years of experience as Technical Director at large Greek and multinational organizations (Intertec – Panasonic, G4S).