Areti Georgilis

Owner, Free Thinking Zone

Areti Georgilis, (44) has been a campaigner and a professional in corporate and political communication strategy and public relations for the last 24 years, in Greece, Cyprus and the Balkan region.

She has run campaigns for various candidates and political parties in Greece, Cyprus and Serbia and offered cross country services for a variety multinational and Greek clients. From 2006 to 20011 she was General Manager of the Greek Turkish public relations company Civitas Global based in Sofia and Bucharest. She owns the concept bookstore “Free Thinking Zone”, which started its operation in December 2011 in Athens. She is also a founding member and member of the BoD of the Hellenic Start Up Association. She has studied Archaeology and History of Art at the University of Athens, journalism and holds the Athens University of Economics and Business Executive MBA. For many years Areti was a political activist and volunteer in political and youth organizations. She speaks English, French, Italian and a little Bulgarian.