Our team [00]

An experienced and diverse
team
with significant medical
cannabis cultivation

and business development experience.

Our management teams are spread between UK and Greece, with operations taking place in Northern Greece.

Located in the heart of Europe, we are in a prime position for European distribution.

Executive Management Team [01]

George Papadopoulos

George Papadopoulos

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Originally trained in law at Artistole University, George went on to become the Chief of Staff at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Following his tenure in Athens, including being on the board of the Greek Football League, George returned to Thessaloniki to start a successful career in construction and agriculture. Partnering with the American Farm School, he launched the Group of Table Grapes, one of the largest suppliers of table grapes to the European market.

Davinder Rai

Davinder Rai

VICE PRESIDENT

Davinder has over 10 years’ experience as a partner at Levant Consultants LLP, investing in and operating businesses and interests with a focus on natural resources, technology and entertainment, globally. He has held senior board positions on a number of private and public companies across technology and the natural resources space over a 15 year career.

Filippos Papadopoulos

Filippos Papadopoulos

CHAIRMAN

Having achieved a PHD in Political Science from the London School of Economics, Philip is currently the Director of Strategic Project Management Office at the American Farm School in Thessaloniki which is known as the preeminent agricultural educational institution in Southern Europe. Philip’s role transcends both the educational aspects of best cultivation methods along with significant work at the EU to bring change to all areas of genetic registration and policy making.

Toby Shillito

Toby Shillito

MASTER GROWER

A Master Grower, Toby has been involved in the legal, medical cannabis industry formally for over 7 years. Most recently, he has designed and operated licensed cultivation facilities in Spain, Portugal, Holland, Greece, Switzerland the United Kingdom, creating products for the European medical cannabis market. With his MBA from London Business School, he is well equipped to gauge which business models are best suited to succeed in the modern cannabis industry. He is fascinated with the question of how to produce Pharmaceutical Cannabis in a sustainable and responsible manner.

Olga Dichala

Olga Dichala

HEAD OF CULTIVATION

Having achieved a PHD in Agriculture and been inducted as a Fellow of Excellence at Aristotle University, Olga is one of the most highly prized agronomists in Southern Europe. Working closely with local authorities and the EU she has obtained an in-depth knowledge of the cultivation and testing demands of medical cannabis in Europe and is leading the cultivation team to ensure a secure steady supply of our products.

Panagiotis Kalafatis

Panagiotis Kalafatis

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Gaining a Masters degree in Hydrology from Imperial College London, Panos is a precision agriculture expert with proven experience on related EU projects over the past 7 years. He has served in the role of project manager at Hellenic Dynamics since inception. He has significant experience in the development of soft infrastructures and respective algorithms.

Pafsanias Papanikolaou

Pafsanias Papanikolaou

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Pafsanias is a seasoned financial professional with extensive experience having risen through the ranks at the Greek Football Federation from Finance Director to Secretary General. His public career spanned over a decade which saw the national game in Greece become what it is today. Following this Pafsanias went on to establish Profit Accounts, one of the leading accountancy firms in Athens.

Zoe Papadopoulos

Zoe Papadopoulos

ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

Zoe has over 10 years experience working specifically in import / export within the manufacturing industries in Northern Greece where her role also encapsulated all aspects of finance. Prior to this she had a successful career as a renowned photographer of her home town of Kilkis for over 15 years. In 2015 Zoe brought her skill set to the United Nations Refugee Agency based on a Greek army facility in the field on the refugee crisis along the Balkan route.

Amit Parhar

Amit Parhar

FINANCIAL OPERATIONS UK

Having achieved a degree in Accounting and Finance, Amit has over 14 years experience in various senior roles within corporate finance with a specialisation in the high growth technology sector. Amit has been fundamental in the financial operations and financial planning of early stage start-ups, taking them through growth and acquisition. Having been a member of the Hellenic Dynamics management team since inception, his role transcends finance to incorporate operations.

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Advisory Board [02]

Peter Homberg

Peter Homberg

Peter Homberg is a partner in the Berlin office of international law firm Dentons and the head of the European Cannabis sector group. Peter is also a member of the Licensing Executive Society (LES), the German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright (GRUR), the German Institution for Arbitration (DIS) as well as the Pharma-Lizenz-Club Deutschland e.V. He regularly lectures at seminars and conferences and is the author of numerous professional articles and other publications regarding corporate law in the field of medical cannabis.

Professor Michael Barnes

Professor Michael Barnes

Consultant neurologist and medical cannabis expert, Professor Mike Barnes has dedicated his career to the development of neurological rehabilitation and medical cannabis awareness, education and clinical excellence. As advisor to the government of the United Kingdom, Mike is committed to securing access to medical cannabis for all patients who need it in the UK.

Hannah Deacon

Hannah Deacon

Hannah Deacon is the mother of Alfie Dingley, a six-year-old boy with a rare form of epilepsy. When Hannah and Alfie moved to Holland for five months to access medicine containing THC, Alfie’s condition improved dramatically. She subsequently became the first person in June 2018 to legally enter the UK with cannabis oil in order to help her son. She now leads the campaign group End Our Pain, working with 18 families who have not been allowed to apply for a license as they do not have their doctors’ support.

Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett

A partner at Hill Dickinson law firm, Michael Bennett advises clients in a broad range of sectors including agriculture, consumer goods and services, energy, financial services. He has a specialist focus on the life sciences sector including medical cannabis in Europe. He has been involved in some of the largest cannabis transactions across Europe and the capital markets side of Michael's practice is largely represented by issuers, particularly those admitted to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and the NEX Growth Market. He has acted on numerous UK and international flotations, reverse takeovers, placings, open offers and dual listings.

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