CEO Coffee Island
Konstantinos joined Coffee Island in 2020 and since 2013 he heads the company being the Chief Executive Officer. In these days, significant developments occurred by increasing the network and expanding o new markets. Coffee Island became the 7th biggest Coffee Chain in Europe and selected as a National Champion representing Greece for the three consecutively years in the European Business Awards (2014, 2015, 2016) about the “The Growth Strategy of the Year”. For its commitment to coffee excellence, Coffee Island awarded as the Best Coffee Chain in Southern Europe for 2016 and 2018 in the European Coffee Awards. He is a PHD candidate, he holds a Master of Science in manufacturing Engineering & Aeronautics. Konstantinos is the Vice President of the Specialty Coffee Association trying to make specialty coffee a thriving, equitable, and sustainable activity for the entire value chain. Working in the coffee industry he holds the SCA (Specialty Coffee Association) Coffee Diploma, he is an Authorized SCA Trainer and he is certified as a National Judge. He travels to farms around the world, setting up the company’s direct trade program introducing the “Coffee Island’s Microfarm Project” pushing the specialty coffee scene. Konstantinos won the Coffee Excelence Award as the Young Entrepeneur for the year 2015 from the SCA of Europe for his valuable contribution to the industry. He is the President of the Greek Franchise Federation since 2017 representing Greece in the World Franchise Council. He was born in 1980, he is married hiving two children and he loves traveling and sports.