High School Governance Committee; International School Ad Hoc Committee
Board Member since 2018
Glykeria Tsernou (’89) has worked in her family’s business Th.Vassilakis Group (Aegean Airlines, Hertz, SEAT, Hyundai/KIA) since 2013, overseeing new projects and investments. She started her professional life in investment banking as an analyst at Morgan Stanley in New York upon graduating from university, and then in management consulting at Marakon Associates (a Charles River Associates Company) in London following her graduate business studies. Upon returning to Greece, she first joined Alumil S.A., a leading aluminum extrusion industry as Head of Corporate Planning and then moved to Globalfinance S.A., the pioneer in private equity in Greece, as Investment Manager until 2008. Following that, she joined financial advisory boutique Vector Partners working on projects across industries in Greece including acquisitions, de-listings, corporate transformations, etc.
During the course of her professional life, she has served on the Board of Directors of several companies in various sectors. She has also been a member of the Board of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO – Greek Chapter) and has been involved with the Cycladic Museum in Athens as a volunteer assisting with fundraising and organizational issues. She studied Business Economics and International Relations at Brown University (graduated Magna Cum Laude, elected to Phi Beta Kappa ΦΒΚ) and holds an MBA from the London Business School.