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    Lambros Bisalas

    Chief Executive Officer – Executive Director of the Board

    Lambros Bisalas

    Chief Executive Officer – Executive Director of the Board

    Lambros Bisalas is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SUNLIGHT. He also serves as Executive Director of SUNLIGHT Board of Directors and holds the position of Managing Director of Sunlight’s European Battery Assembly in Italy. With 12 years’ experience of the Sunlight business under his belt, operating across the financial and sales divisions of SUNLIGHT’s international subsidiaries, he has risen through the ranks with extensive knowledge about the company. Prior to being appointed CEO, Mr. Bisalas served as Sunlight’s Chief Commercial Officer (COO), leading critical areas around sales and product management and playing a key role in the development of Sunlight’s revolutionary series of “smart” Lithium batteries Li.ON FORCE. Mr. Bisalas has graduated Harvard’s Business School Advanced Management Program. He holds a BSc in Business Administration from Panteion University, an MBA from IMD Business School.

    Nikolaos Tsiouvaras

    Lithium R&D Director

    Nikolaos Tsiouvaras

    Lithium R&D Director

    Nikolaos Tsiouvaras is Sunlight’s R&D Director. He heads up the research and development of the Lithium Products Division in SUNLIGHT’s Innovation Centre. Nikolas joined Sunlight in 2020, prior to that he worked at BMW AG in the Battery technology project as Project Manager. Nikolas has also held the role of COO at GAMy GmbH, a cloud integrated battery management system, a company he founded. Mr. Tsiouvaras holds a Postdoctoral Fellowship from Technische Universität München, Germany, in Technical Electrochemistry, and a Ph.D. in Catalysis in Fuel Cells from Technical University of Madrid.

    Ioanna Gavrielatou

    Marketing Director

    Ioanna Gavrielatou

    Marketing Director

    Ioanna is the Marketing Director at SUNLIGHT. With over 20 years of professional experience working across the USA, EMEA and LATAM, Ioanna has held several roles as a Marketing Director, Business Development and Marketing Manager. Prior joining SUNLIGHT she was the Marketing Director in Intralot in Greece, following on her role of Marketing & Business Development Consultant for the same company in Brazil. Ms. Gavrielatou achieved an MBA from the Athens Laboratory of Business Administration following a bachelor’s degree in Business Research and Marketing from the Athens University of Economics and Business.

    Lambros Bisalas

    Chief Executive Officer – Executive Director of the Board

    Lambros Bisalas is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SUNLIGHT. He also serves as Executive Director of SUNLIGHT Board of Directors and holds the position of Managing Director of Sunlight’s European Battery Assembly in Italy. With 12 years’ experience of the Sunlight business under his belt, operating across the financial and sales divisions of SUNLIGHT’s international subsidiaries, he has risen through the ranks with extensive knowledge about the company. Prior to being appointed CEO, Mr. Bisalas served as Sunlight’s Chief Commercial Officer (COO), leading critical areas around sales and product management and playing a key role in the development of Sunlight’s revolutionary series of “smart” Lithium batteries Li.ON FORCE. Mr. Bisalas has graduated Harvard’s Business School Advanced Management Program. He holds a BSc in Business Administration from Panteion University, an MBA from IMD Business School.

    Nikolaos Tsiouvaras

    Lithium R&D Director

    Nikolaos Tsiouvaras is Sunlight’s R&D Director. He heads up the research and development of the Lithium Products Division in SUNLIGHT’s Innovation Centre. Nikolas joined Sunlight in 2020, prior to that he worked at BMW AG in the Battery technology project as Project Manager. Nikolas has also held the role of COO at GAMy GmbH, a cloud integrated battery management system, a company he founded. Mr. Tsiouvaras holds a Postdoctoral Fellowship from Technische Universität München, Germany, in Technical Electrochemistry, and a Ph.D. in Catalysis in Fuel Cells from Technical University of Madrid.

    Ioanna Gavrielatou

    Marketing Director

    Ioanna is the Marketing Director at SUNLIGHT. With over 20 years of professional experience working across the USA, EMEA and LATAM, Ioanna has held several roles as a Marketing Director, Business Development and Marketing Manager. Prior joining SUNLIGHT she was the Marketing Director in Intralot in Greece, following on her role of Marketing & Business Development Consultant for the same company in Brazil. Ms. Gavrielatou achieved an MBA from the Athens Laboratory of Business Administration following a bachelor’s degree in Business Research and Marketing from the Athens University of Economics and Business.

    Roberto Denti

    Operations Director

    Roberto Denti

    Operations Director

    Roberto Denti is the SUNLIGHT Operations Director. With 12 years of professional experience working primarily within the automotive and energy industry, Roberto leads the company’s Operations Division. Before joining SUNLIGHT, Roberto worked as Purchasing and Logistics Manager for Midac, where he coordinated both the global purchasing and logistics team. Prior to this, he worked as Logistic and Service Manager at Exide Technologies. Mr. Denti achieved a Diploma in Mechanics and Robotics.

    Vassilis Gavroglou

    HR Director

    Vassilis Gavroglou

    HR Director

    Vassilis Gavroglou is SUNLIGHT’s Group HR Director. Vassilis has a background in HR and finance so acts as a strategic partner to the management team. Before joining SUNLIGHT he was HR Executive Director and Business Partner Technology & IT at OTE Group. Prior to that he held a similar role as Director, Group HR Strategy at the National Bank of Greece. Prior to that his experience spans a number of international organisations including Boston Consulting Group, MARS UK, and HALCOR S.A. Metal Works. Mr. Gavroglou has a CIMA qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and an MSc in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economic and Political Science.

    Michalis Mastorakis

    Chief Financial Officer

    Michalis Mastorakis

    Chief Financial Officer

    Michalis Mastorakis has been the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at SUNLIGHT since 2016. He has over 17 years of experience within the financial sector for fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and industrial companies within Greece, EMEA, USA and Russia.
    Before joining Sunlight, Mastorakis was the CFO for Karamolegos Bakery, Finance Director at Creta Farms, as well as Assistant General Manager and CFO at Hellenic Cables and Corinth Pipeworks (Viohalco Group).
    Mr. Mastorakis has a BSc in Economics and an MBA from the Athens University of Economics and Business.

    Roberto Denti

    Operations Director

    Roberto Denti is the SUNLIGHT Operations Director. With 12 years of professional experience working primarily within the automotive and energy industry, Roberto leads the company’s Operations Division. Before joining SUNLIGHT, Roberto worked as Purchasing and Logistics Manager for Midac, where he coordinated both the global purchasing and logistics team. Prior to this, he worked as Logistic and Service Manager at Exide Technologies. Mr. Denti achieved a Diploma in Mechanics and Robotics.

    Vassilis Gavroglou

    HR Director

    Vassilis Gavroglou is SUNLIGHT’s Group HR Director. Vassilis has a background in HR and finance so acts as a strategic partner to the management team. Before joining SUNLIGHT he was HR Executive Director and Business Partner Technology & IT at OTE Group. Prior to that he held a similar role as Director, Group HR Strategy at the National Bank of Greece. Prior to that his experience spans a number of international organisations including Boston Consulting Group, MARS UK, and HALCOR S.A. Metal Works. Mr. Gavroglou has a CIMA qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and an MSc in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economic and Political Science.

    Michalis Mastorakis

    Chief Financial Officer

    Michalis Mastorakis has been the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at SUNLIGHT since 2016. He has over 17 years of experience within the financial sector for fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and industrial companies within Greece, EMEA, USA and Russia.
    Before joining Sunlight, Mastorakis was the CFO for Karamolegos Bakery, Finance Director at Creta Farms, as well as Assistant General Manager and CFO at Hellenic Cables and Corinth Pipeworks (Viohalco Group).
    Mr. Mastorakis has a BSc in Economics and an MBA from the Athens University of Economics and Business.

    Vasso Gallou

    Legal and Compliance Director

    Vasso Gallou

    Legal and Compliance Director

    Vasso Gallou is the Legal and Compliance Director at SUNLIGHT. As a qualified lawyer with more than 18 years of working experience, Vasso oversees the Legal Affairs, Compliance and Risk Management Division. Before joining SUNLIGHT, she served as Legal Manager at Vodafone, following prior roles as Associate Lawyer at three leading Greek firms. Ms. Gallou achieved a Master of Law from the Queen Mary University of London following a Law Degree from the National and Kapodistrian University in Athens.

    Dimitrios Panagiotou

    Acting Sales Director

    Dimitrios Panagiotou

    Acting Sales Director

    Dimitrios Panagiotou is Acting Sales Director at SUNLIGHT. He has been in the industry since 2010, having worked his way up from divisional pre-sales engineer. Most recently he was held the role of Sunlight’s Area Sales Manager for Africa, Middle East, Asia, and South America. Markets in which is extremely well-versed in. Prior to working at SUNLIGHT he has worked for ASROFO Engineering S.A. Mr. Panagiotou has an MSc in Engineering Systems Management from the National Technical University of Athens and completed a leadership course at IMD Business School.

    Konstantinos Paspalas

    Lead Technologies Manufacturing Director

    Konstantinos Paspalas

    Lead Technologies Manufacturing Director

    Paspalas Konstantinos is the Lead Technologies Manufacturing Director at SUNLIGHT. With over 22 years of experience in engineering, Konstantinos joined SUNLIGHT in 2013 and has been responsible for the maintenance of machinery and equipment, participated in product development and supervised new equipment selection and installation. Prior to working at SUNLIGHT, Konstantinos worked as an engineer in PVC, polyethene and polypropylene pipe.
    Mr. Paspalas achieved a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece.

    Vasso Gallou

    Legal and Compliance Director

    Vasso Gallou is the Legal and Compliance Director at SUNLIGHT. As a qualified lawyer with more than 18 years of working experience, Vasso oversees the Legal Affairs, Compliance and Risk Management Division. Before joining SUNLIGHT, she served as Legal Manager at Vodafone, following prior roles as Associate Lawyer at three leading Greek firms. Ms. Gallou achieved a Master of Law from the Queen Mary University of London following a Law Degree from the National and Kapodistrian University in Athens.

    Dimitrios Panagiotou

    Acting Sales Director

    Dimitrios Panagiotou is Acting Sales Director at SUNLIGHT. He has been in the industry since 2010, having worked his way up from divisional pre-sales engineer. Most recently he was held the role of Sunlight’s Area Sales Manager for Africa, Middle East, Asia, and South America. Markets in which is extremely well-versed in. Prior to working at SUNLIGHT he has worked for ASROFO Engineering S.A. Mr. Panagiotou has an MSc in Engineering Systems Management from the National Technical University of Athens and completed a leadership course at IMD Business School.

    Konstantinos Paspalas

    Lead Technologies Manufacturing Director

    Paspalas Konstantinos is the Lead Technologies Manufacturing Director at SUNLIGHT. With over 22 years of experience in engineering, Konstantinos joined SUNLIGHT in 2013 and has been responsible for the maintenance of machinery and equipment, participated in product development and supervised new equipment selection and installation. Prior to working at SUNLIGHT, Konstantinos worked as an engineer in PVC, polyethene and polypropylene pipe.
    Mr. Paspalas achieved a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece.