Dr. Markos Perrakis is a leadership development & process facilitator, psychologist, speaker, consultant and trainer of individuals and teams, founder and Managing Director of the EU Adult training & Counseling Provider Fractality. He designs and implements EU projects in the fields of leadership development and strategic planning, and uses eclectic appreciative approaches in the public and private sector in order to promote effective communication, individual and collective process development. He specializes in coaching, supervision, human capital development, training and assessments. He holds a Ph.D. in Leadership Styles and their efficiency in organisations with publications in the fields of organizational psychology and counseling and a M.A. in clinical Psychology. He is trained in Systemic Consultation, solution focused & cognitive behavioural approaches, methods of participatory design, Spiritual Intelligence, a certified provider of Vocational Guidance and Professional Orientation, utilizing psychometric assessments and coaching tools for teams and individuals in organizational, career and personality issues and ISO 9001 Lead Auditor. He is representative of the Association of International Institution Supervision in Europe (ANSE), Member of International Intervision Groups, Scientific Assistant of SOL (Society of Organisational Learning), Scientific partner of the European Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (EUMU) in Greece, in the fields of Strategic Planning and Human Capital Development programmes.
Dr. Perrakis is one of the first persons in Greece who applied the methodology of Appreciative Inquiry, which is used in the UN Summit by UN leaders. In contrast to the traditional management approaches that focus on problems, the appreciative approach makes use of the potential of the human capital of organizations
Sevi Chondrou has conducted studies in Economics, Environmental Policy and Management, Public Administration and Social Innovation. Since 2010 she facilitates, hosts and harvests meaningful conversations and public dialogue events, using methodologies that release collective imagination and creativity mainly influenced from the Art of Hosting paradigm and Process Work. She has leaded numerous initiatives connected to community building, collective sharing, new economy, environmental protection and youth development. She works as a trainer for the (Greek) National School of Public Administration and other private, public and social entities. Her approach is influenced by the metaphor of complexity and chaos theories into organisational science and practice, and her methodology, originating from this field of inquiry, is of a participatory nature.