About us

Management Team

Vasilis Antonopoulos
Chief Executive Officer

Vasilis Antonopoulos

Vasilis Antonopoulos, a graduate of the Athens University of Economics with postgraduate studies at Manchester Business School. Joined ESA security solutions in 2011 as Deputy Managing Director and became CEO in 2012. He has extensive managerial experience of more than 20 years in the security industry. He served 10 years as General Manager in Wackenhut Hellas and Managing Director of G4S Greece from 2006 to 2011.

Christos Kontos
Chief Operations Officer

Christos Kontos

Christos Kontos, an electrical engineer from Athens Technological Institute and MBA from Nottingham Trent University. He joined ESA security solutions in 2011 as Sales Manager for Security Solutions. In 2012 he became Operations Director Southern Greece and also member of the management team. He has 20 years of management experience in the fields of automation and security in large multinational organizations (Motorola, Honeywell, Siemens, G4S)

George Koutroukis
Financial Manager

George Koutroukis

George Koutroukis, a graduate of London Metropolitan University in Finance and certified IFRS Accountant from Institute Chartered Accountant England & Wales. He has extensive experience as Accounting Coordinator (ISS Group, Pallas SA) and internal Auditor (Fage Group). George, joined ESA in 2016 as chief of the Financial dpt.

Panagiotis Gavathas
Commercial Manager

Panagiotis Gavathas

Panagiotis Gavathas, a post-graduate of Montpellier III and Aix-en-Provence Universities in Defense and Security (MA DefSec), as well as in Business Administration (MBA). He has 15 years of experience in advanced security solutions development and management for critical infrastructures (CI). He was working for the Ministry of Defense, the Permanent Delegation of Greece at the EU, as well as for ICTS and Scan group (systems integrator). Since 2017, he holds the position of Commercial Manager and is a member of the Management Team.

Maria Michaili
Human Resources Manager

Maria Michaili

Maria Michaili, a graduate in Mass Media and Communication of Athens University and from the National School of Public Administration. She also holds a Master in «Security and Risk Management» of the University of Leicester and she is a certified GCDF (Global Career Development Facilitator) Career Consultant. She joined ESA Security team in 2013 as a Human Resources manager. During her professional career she has worked as an executive in public organizations and in a Security Services Company as Head of Human Resources.

Konstantinos Pazoulis
Operations Manager S. Greece

Konstantinos Pazoulis

Konstantinos Pazoulis, joined ESA in 2013 and since 2017 is a member of Management Team as Operations Manager South Region. Kostas is a graduate of Greek-British College and studied IT at Patra's Open University. During his profession career, he worked as Sales Manager in Greek and Multinational companies.

Manolis Drosoforidis
Technical Manager

Manolis Drosoforidis

Manolis Drosoforidis, an electronic engineer and a professor at Electronic Engineering department of Piraeus Technological Institute. Joined ESA security solutions in 2011 and became member of the management team in 2012 as Director of Electronic Security Solutions. He has more than 25 years of experience as Technical Director at large Greek and multinational organizations (Intertec – Panasonic, G4S)