Elena has over 20 years of solid experience in consulting, leading a number of human resource, operational efficiency and transformation assignments in a number of clients from various industries including public sector, financial services, and private companies in Cyprus and abroad (mainly Europe and Middle East). She holds an MSc in Psychological Assessments in Organizations […]

Managing Partner, Cyprus

16 September 2021 During AIMS International’s EMEA meeting, where over 60 Partners and Consultants came together virtually, Mr Dimitris Kleftakis from AIMS International Hellas was elected as Executive VP EMEA. He takes over from Mr Peter Barkhurst, Managing Partner AIMS International Germany and Global VP of AIMS International, who has held the position since 2020.  Dimitris […]


Thoughts over a solitary cup of coffee in Cairo 9 September 2021 “You come home, make some coffee, sit down in your armchair and all around there’s silence. Everyone decides for themselves whether that is loneliness or freedom…Timur Ganiev” Most of us spend a great deal of time of our day at work. Even nowadays, […]


2 September 2021 The exceptional pandemic period, which is still ongoing with all its consequences, means that most boards need to adapt quickly to new ways of operating, both in terms of delivery and ways of interacting. This post aims to outline the prevailing 2021 shifts for boards in their interplay with owners and corporate […]


Recently, during an enlightening conversation discussing sustainable business practices with an AIMS Belgium client, Mr Rohit Sathe, he commented that he only employs leaders who are open minded and inclusive, because, they – in turn – will do the same. This way, he ensures that the culture is built top-down. Sounds simple? Indeed, if you are lucky enough to have these […]


Carolin graduated from the University of Passau and helds a degree in economics. In London, she studied psychology and finished with the Master NLP Practitioner degree. Carolin has a proven HR track record of 25 years of professional HR experience. After university, she worked successfully in the function of a HR Manager in industries branches […]

Associated Partner

12 August 2021 In our series of interviews to stay in touch with the automotive industry, we spoke with ITW Additives International’s Vice President & General Manager, François Bruart, and Vanessa Sibenaler, HR Director, about the trends and challenges they are facing. ITW Additives International manufactures and markets products that clean combustion engines, thus reducing […]


Jonas has over 25 years of experience working in leading positions. He has held several CEO and other leadership positions and has been and is active as Chairman and Board member. He has very good knowledge of owner-managed companies and in his current consulting activities he focuses on business and leadership development as well as […]

Associated Senior Consultant – Board Services and Executive Search
Practice member - Board Services