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Petros Kokkalis serves as Vice President of the Kokkalis Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Athens, Greece, whose mission is the promotion of a peaceful, democratic and prosperous Southeastern Europe. He also serves as the President of Athens Information Technology, a non-profit education and research center in ICT and is the Secretary-General of Organization Earth, a non-profit environmental education facility.
Born in Athens, Kokkalis received a B.A. in history from Hampshire College in Massachusetts, and currently serves as a Hampshire Trustee. In 2002, he earned a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He has served on the Kennedy School’s Dean’s Alumni Leadership Council and as a member of Harvard University’s Committee on Student Excellence and Opportunity, convened during the presidency of Larry Summers.
From 2007-2008, Kokkalis served as CEO of Olympiacos, the championship-winning Greek football club. From 2006-2007, he served as the first President of Superleague, Greece's foremost professional football league. He served as marketing manager of Olympiacos Football Club from 1994-1996, and General Manager from 1996-2006. He also held the position of managing director of Thrylos S.A. from 2000 to 2001. He is a marketing consultant of Intralot S.A., a member of UEFA’s Advisory Board, and is fluent in English and Spanish.