The HIIN Team

The HIIN Advisory Board

Veterans of the Sustainability and Impact Investing Community aligned with the HIIN mission. We are currently nominating further advisory board members

The HIIN Team

Kostis Tselenis

Founder & President
The HIIN
Kostis Tselenis is considered as one of the pioneer investment experts that helped shape sustainability and impact investing in Europe. He focuses on allocating private and institutional wealth to customized impact strategies through direct investments and investments in funds as Managing Partner of the Swiss Impact Office in Zurich, a social and environmental finance focused investment boutique.

Nikolaus Hutter

ADVISOR ΤΗΕ ΗΙΙΝ
Founder New Paradigm Ventures
Nikolaus Hutter is the Founder of New Paradigm Ventures, an advisory firm focused on accelerating the shift to an impact driven economy. He works with the World Wildlife Fund on Impact Ventures & Investment in Switzerland and Greece, is a Director of EU-based Impact Investment firm Susterra Capital and serves on the Board of US based Development NGO Heifer International and the Hungarian Impact Investors Association.

Dimitris Tselenis

Vice President
THE HIIN
Managing Partner of DiCO Professional Welfare Solutions, a "house of brands" with more than 30 years of history in Greece, specializing in innovative, natural, professional, sustainable and ethical cosmetics aligned with the principles of the circular economy. He has both a technical background, having worked for several years in the international waste & energy management sector in Austria, as well as a long marketing background in countless marketing, corporate design, corporate identity and branding projects.

Ileana Vasdeki

Director
Operations & Resources
THE HIIN
Ileana Vasdeki’s career spans 12 years dedicated to socially saustainable NGO Management as the Director of Strategy, Coordination and Communication at SKEP – Association of Social Responsibility for Children and Youth. Having worked in a number of US, EU and Private Programs for SKEP, she is more than familiar with the most intricate complications of program management, and the coordination of educational programs.

Sotiris Sakellarios

Communication
& Marketing
Kostis Tselenis is considered as one of the pioneer investment experts that helped shape sustainability and impact investing in Europe. He focuses on allocating private and institutional wealth to customized impact strategies through direct investments and investments in funds as Investment Partner and Head of Fund Investments at Quadia, a social and environmental finance focused investment manager.

The HIIN Advisory Board

Veterans of the Sustainability and Impact Investing Community aligned with the HIIN mission. We are currently nominating further advisory board members

Andreas Ernst

Managing Director
Head Impact Investing
Anthos Asset Management
Andreas is Head of Anthos Asset Management Impact Investing compartment. Anthos Asset Management is the Investment Office of the Brenninkmeijer family. In that capacity Andreas oversees the management of the Skopos and Antheia Impact funds.

Within their Skopos II mandate the team invests into sustainable infrastructure projects in Emerging Markets as well as Circular Economy growth stage companies in Developed Markets.

Andreas has 15 years’ experience in impact investing. Prior to joining Anthos, he has been Global Head of Impact Investing at UBS, where he conceived and build up the impact investing offering of the bank. Before that Andreas worked for IJ Partners, a family office in Geneva as Head of Direct Investing Emerging Markets and Impact Investment.

Antonis Schwarz

International Impact Investor
Activist and Philanthropist
Antonis is an impact investor, activist and philanthropist of Greek-German origin. Through his experience in the Venture Capital, Family Office and Foundation space, he has extensive knowledge of the European Impact Investing landscape.

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