Sakis is the Managing Partner and a co-founder of KKS Advisors. Sakis has been involved in both product development for new service offerings and delivery of advisory engagements. Sakis has led KKS teams through successful engagements with various for-profit and non-for-profit organizations.
On the corporate side, Sakis has worked on projects around the development of sustainability strategies, the identification of industry specific corporate responsibility trends and the development of industry benchmarks and case studies. On the investment side, examples of Sakis’ work include assisting with the integration of ESG issues in resource allocation decisions and authoring thought leadership reports around ways to address short-termism in capital markets.
Sakis is a research partner for the High Meadows Institute, assisting with the Institute’s ‘Future of Capital Markets’ project. The interest of this project is to explore the role business leadership can and should play in contributing to a framework for a sustainable capital markets systems equal to the challenges of a global economy. Sakis is also a strategic advisor to the Rockefeller Foundation’s Revalue Ecosystems team. His role is to provide analysis and strategic support to enable the Foundation’s Revalue Ecosystems grantees to optimize the positioning of and influence from their efforts.
Prior to co-founding KKS, Sakis spent several years working for major consulting firms. He worked in the IT Strategy and Effectiveness service line of Deloitte, where he specialized in IT Strategy and Current / Target Operating Model development, with a focus in the Insurance Sector. Before Deloitte, Sakis worked for IBM Global Business Services, in the Strategy & Transformation service line.
Sakis holds a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Imperial College London (UK) and an MSc in Mining Engineering and Metallurgy from the National Technical University of Athens (Greece). Sakis is a certified PRINCE2 (Projects in Controlled Environments) practitioner.
Sakis regularly contributes to the KKS Insights Blog
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