Alba operates on a “dual entity” model that maintains organizational flexibility and agility along with operational and financial robustness in supporting its long term mission to serve the community.

All Alba degree programs and related services are offered by the Alba Graduate Busioness School within the American College of Greece, while the Alba Executive Education, the Alba AHEAD and the Alba ARIP are offered by the Alba Association.

The Alba Dean has the overall responsibility to lead Alba and implement its strategic plan and relevant budget as it has been approved by the President of the American College of Greece and the Alba Association Board of Directors. The The Alba founding and corporate members participate in the Alba Association General Assembly, while the  Board of Directors of the Alba Association consists of prominent business and academic leaders,  elected by the General Assembly of the Alba Association. The Alba Academic Council, consisting of a select group of internationally distinguished business schools academics, reviews the academic progress of Alba and offers guidance and advice on academic strategic issues.


Corporate Members form the backbone of ALBA by supporting the School and taking part in decision-making and long-term planning.

Corporate Members make a one-time financial pledge and are given priority in accessing educational and other benefits and activities that ALBA offers. Currently, ALBA has 88 Corporate Members:





As stipulated in ALBA's Charter and according to its established practices, the Alba Corporate Members are entitled to the following prerogatives:

  • participation with voting rights of a Company’s representative in the Meetings of the General Assembly of Alba Association.
  • 20% discount in the participation fee for the Open Seminars which are being organized by the Executive Development Department.
  • 20% discount in the cost of fees for the ALBA Executive Briefings (i.e. package of educational services) which are being offered by the Applied Research and Innovation Department.



Alba Corporate Members' obligations are limited to:

  • once-off donation of Euro 30.000 to Alba Association and
  • the participation of a Company's representative in the Meetings of the General Assemply of Alba's Members


The Board of Directors of Alba Association consists of the following prominent individuals:


Stelios Argyros,  Chairman of the Board of Directors

Sotiris H. Seimanidis, Secretary General (Vice President of the Board, Tesco Group)

Sophia Kounenaki-Efraimoglou, TreasurerAthens Chamber of Commerce & Industry Representative (President & CEO, BIBLIOSYNERGATIKI S.A.)

Evangelos Argyropoulos-Papadopoulos,  Member (Vice-Chairman, PAPADOPOULOS, E. J., S.A.)

Konstantinos Axarloglou, Member (Dean, Alba)

Konstantinos Bitsios, Member

Ulysses Kyriacopoulos, Member 

Philippa Michali, Member (CEO, ALLIANZ HELLAS S.A.)

Kyriacos Sabatakakis,  Member (Country Managing Director, Accenture Workplace Solutions)

Efthymios Vidalis,  Member (Group Advisor On Strategy & Sustainable Development, Executive Director and Member of Advisory Council, Titan Cement Company S.A.)

Ioannis Yiotis, Member, Hellenic Federation of Enterprises Representative (President & CEO, Yiotis S.A.)

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