Effie Kyrtata is co-founder and CEO of Reload Greece (RG), a London based educational charity which enables a new generation of entrepreneurs to create ventures, with a positive social or economic impact in their home countries.
Over the past three years, Effie’s work has been focused on scaling the organization transitioning it from a grass routes, mainly volunteer led, initiative to a registered charity organization with full time employees and a solid structure. RG has educated more than 3,000 people and has accelerated more than 70 start-ups to date. Prior to joining RG full time in 2015, Effie worked as an Associate at the Merchant Partnerships division of Next Jump, which is the world’s largest provider of employee benefit platforms. Effie holds an MSc in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management from Imperial College London, for which she was awarded an Academic Excellence Scholarship and Bachelor of Laws from King’s College London.