Epaminondas Farmakes

Executive Director, Greece

Founder of HumanRights360.  He has over twenty years’ experience in civil society having allocated more than $1.1 billion to more than 1,300 nonprofits in over 65 countries.  His previous positions include Managing Director, Solidarity Now, created by the Open Society Foundations; Director, EEA Norway Grants NGO Fund in Greece, the Bodossaki Foundation; President and CEO of the philanthropic advisory unit elpis SA; COO, Stavros Niarchos Foundation; and Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch. Postgraduate work in the US Senate at the office of the Minority Leader followed joint MBA and MSFS degrees at Georgetown University.