At the forefront of global innovation and empowerment, Irene Vantaraki stands as a symbol of resilience, ambition, and change. As the Chairman of Greek House Davos and Managing Director of AVADAR TRANSATLANTIC, Irene seamlessly blends governmental affairs consultation with business advisory expertise, spanning her influence from the historic streets of Athens to the bustling avenues of New York.
In her distinguished career, Irene has held senior advisory posts with major corporations and institutions. Her role as Executive Public Affairs Director at the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Mexico fortified her global outreach, not only overseeing numerous Central American countries and island nations but also fostering an invaluable alliance with the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
With an unmistakable passion for the arts, Irene is the visionary Founder and CEO of Vandiri Art NYC. From the majestic halls of Luis Vuitton NYC to the esteemed corridors of Malborough Gallery, her endeavors in curating high-level art exhibitions have captured the global spotlight. Her leadership as Head of International Relations for Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair and her dedicated Board Membership at the Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center reflect her multifaceted commitment to both arts and the environment.
A resolute advocate for gender equality and the revitalization of Greece, Irene’s voice resonates at the World Changers Power Women’s Summit. With her heart set on a future where both men and women stand shoulder to shoulder, Irene Vantaraki remains unwavering in her mission to rejuvenate Greece’s legacy and champion a world where opportunities know no gender boundaries.