Jimmy Athanasopoulos, aged 41, joined the Libra Group in 2012 as Director of the Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award, an award program for Greek start-up businesses funded and managed by the Libra Group.
Following an MBA from Northeastern Illinois University, Jimmy began his career in Chicago as a provider of financial and investment services across various asset classes. He later undertook a variety of management roles at multinational corporations including DNV, Tyco Healthcare, and TetraPak before entering ship management as Chief Financial Controller with FreeSeas Inc.
He later joined G. Bros Maritime S.A. where he was responsible for financial reporting to the Board of Directors. As Head of Social Responsibility for the Libra Group Jimmy provides strategic oversight of the group's global responsibility and education programs.