European Region of Gastronomy 2019
A well-structured governance plan for such an ambitious project is key to success.
Through the application process we learned that discipline and cooperation are a necessary path whilst it is extremely important to respect diversity. Successful teamwork is already a legacy we have gained from this process and we are now ready to go to the next phase and are all set for new challenges.
The Political Board takes all the appropriate final decisions regarding the project.
It consists of five members and representatives of the three main institutions which are The Region of South Aegean, The Regional Development Fund and the Region’s Development Agency.
Mr George Hatzimarkos
Governor of South Aegean
Head of the Board President of the Regional Development Fund and President of the Region’s Development Agency
Mr George Leontaritis
Vice-Governor of Cyclades
Mr Filimon Zannetidis
Vice-Governor of Primary Sector and Regional Policy
Mr Louis Soroniatis
Managing Director of the Regional Development Agency
Mrs Heidi Lazani
Head of the Executive Committee Board
The Executive Board is made up of ten committee members who are organizing and managing the whole project, debating with the stakeholders and structuring the bid book.
It consists of people who work with the three Institutions mentioned above.
Mrs Heidi Lazani
the Governor’s Scientific Consultant and Office Director
The members are:
Director of the Tourism, Culture and Sports Department
Mrs Tania Roussou
Head of the Department of Local Products Promotion of Dodecanese
Mrs Konstantina Vlahou
Head of the Department of Local Products Promotion of Cyclades
Mrs Suzanna Triantafyllou
Mr Miltiadis Haristis
Head of the Department of Electronic Governance
Director of the Regional Plant Nursery
Mrs Maria Zoedou
Head of the Culture & Sports Department of Cyclades
Mr Ioannis Kaltsas
Mrs Lisa Tsopanaki
Press Office - Media Specialist
Mr George Minatsis