A seasoned corporate executive with extensive hands-on entrepreneurial experience in sustainability, corporate responsibility, management consulting, investments, and business information, Michael Spanos possesses a demonstrable track record in delivering sustainability and business development solutions.
Alliance Partner and Senior Associate
Key AHC Group Assignments:
- Clients include Merck benchmarking in the Pharma sector
- Chair, Delivering on the Bottom Line workshop session
- FMC Sustainability Advisory Council member
Michael Spanos is the Founder and Managing Director of Global Sustain Group*, an Expert Advisor to the European Commission on the Sustainable Development Goals, an AHC Group Senior Associate (USA), a former member of the secretariat of the United Nations Global Compact Network Hellas, and a current member of the Advisory Board of the CEO Clubs in Greece and of the Sustainability Advisory Council of FMC Corporation (USA).
Mr. Spanos leads projects in sustainability strategy, non-financial reporting, sustainability activities, performance and recognition through indices, awards, and initiatives. He speaks at international events and produces global publications on responsible investments, sustainable leadership and innovation, collaborating with organizations such as the UN Principles for Responsible Investment, Global Compact, GRI, TCFD, Social Value, European Commission and Parliament, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and European Investment Bank.
He has held senior positions in a venture capital firm, an investment fund, and in ICAP Group, the largest business information and consulting firm in Southeast Europe. Michael is also a visiting lecturer at the International MBA program of the Athens University of Economics and Business and the Cyprus International Institute of Management. He holds an MBA and a diploma in Production Engineering and Management and speaks English, French, and Greek.
*Global Sustain means Global Sustain Ltd. (registered in London, UK), Global Sustain GmbH (registered in Berlin, Germany), and Global Sustain SA (registered in Athens, Greece). Global Sustain® is a registered trademark.