John Gikopoulos
McKinsey & Company

John Gikopoulos is a Principal with McKinsey & Company's Athens Office. He joined the Firm in July 2003 and has since worked mainly on Telecommunications, Public sector and Restructuring engagements. John is an active member of McKinsey's Service Operations practice, leading the Customer Care service line for Western Europe. John is leading McKinsey's Athens office Public Sector and Restructuring efforts.

Examples of recent work

Business plan definition for leading healthcare sector conglomerate

  • Determination of consolidation opportunities
  • Identification of organic and inorganic synergy potential
  • Definition of outlook for sustainable EBITDA levels

Definition of Greek ferry shipping sector strategy

  • Definition of optimal fleet and routing
  • Identification of cost reduction potential
  • Definition of sector level sustainable EBITDA levels

Definition of Growth Strategy for Greece as part of the Greece 10 years Ahead engagement

  • Identification of Greece's macro-level growth enablers
  • Review of cargo - hub and agriculture (sub) sectors

Definition of Greece's tourism strategy

  • Identification of core tourism products
  • Definition of target source markets
  • Creation of detailed implementation roadmap with geographic focus

Set up of Marketing Greece (

  • Review of international on-line gateways
  • Definition of business requirements and establishment of a viable business case