Ioanna Christodoulopoulou joined Olympia in June 2021 as a Talent Director to drive initiatives that will enhance Olympia and investee companies’ professional capabilities, while enabling them to evolve as top-talent marketplaces.
She brings broad experience in the areas of people partnering, talent management and organizational development to the Group, stemming from her progressive record of HR management roles in large corporates and startups, coupled with strategic insights from her work in HR management consulting. She has partnered with international leaders from several business sectors to build conditions that enable people to work collaboratively and create value for themselves and their organizations.
Ioanna started her career at The Coca Cola Company and then moved to the Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE Group). She worked for 7 years as a consultant for KornFerry and then joined Blueground as Head of People Operations contributing to the company’s scale up from a team of 10 people to more than 500 employees across 6 countries, in 3 continents.
Prior to joining Olympia, Ioanna was the Organizational Development and Employee Engagement Manager at Sunlight, an Olympia Group company, where she focused on the creation and implementation of talent development and employer branding programs aligned with the company’s strategy to grow as an international tech enabler in energy storage.
Ioanna holds an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from The University of New Haven (CT) and a B.A. in History/International Affairs from the American College of Greece. She is also a Certified Agile People Coach.