President and Managing Director
Manpower Group Greece
Dr Venetia Koussia is the President and Managing Director of ManpowerGroup Greece, the world’s leader in innovative workforce solutions.
During her longstanding career she has acquired senior management positions in companies of various fields, leading them through highly volatile market conditions and emerging socio-economic challenges by creating and implementing sustainable growth strategies.
As a firm believer of leading by example, through her active involvement in esteemed organizations, institutions and social actors of change (i.e. American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Policy Institute of AmCham, the Association of Chief Executive Officers, Hellenic Management Association, Future Leaders, Junior Achievement), Dr. Koussia participates in the development of initiatives that aim to improve the competitiveness of Greek economy and the creation of an entrepreneurial ecosystem that empowers broadly shared opportunities.
Moreover, she devotes her personal time in assisting people to unleash their potential and overcome gender, age or other barriers.
She holds a Ph.D. in Corporate Strategic Planning and an M. Phil. in Agricultural Marketing/ Market Research, both from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, in the United Kingdom, as well as a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the American College of Greece.
She has two children.