Chief Executive Officer
Graduated from NTUA | Greece with an MSc in Management, following a joined BSc and MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2008, he worked as a project manager in the Energy Sector. As one of the founding partners at ICARUS Sports, he currently leads ICARUS Sports as the company’s C.E.O.
In 2022, Lawrence became a shareholder in ICARUS Sports. Lawrence spent 10 years
working at the conglomerate sports agency IMG. After delivering globally for IMG across multiple sports, he was headhunted by Lagardere. Being passionate about creating a world class, bespoke offering for clients, he set up the boutique sports management agency StarWing Sports in 2011. He currently leads the team at StarWing Sports as CEO.
After reading Law at Cambridge University and completing his Legal Practice Course at
Oxford, Andreopoulos completed his military service in Greece before beginning his career at Freshfields, working across both Europe and Asia. In 2008, Andreopoulos joined Anschutz Entertainment Group, rising to become Vice President of AEG Sports. He was also a voting board member of Swedish club Hammarby Fotboll. Andreopoulos joined Formula E in 2017, heading up sales, hospitality and an ever-growing portfolio of partners and blue-chip brands which joined during his tenure. Since leaving Formula E in 2020 Andreopoulos has co-founded several pioneering projects, including SeaBird Technologies Limited designing and building electric boats, the E1 World Electric Powerboat Series and FIM E-Xplorer.
Graduated from Imperial College Business School with an MSc in Management, following a joint BSc and MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2010, Panos was an Associate in London for LEK Consulting, a leading consultancy in the field of Business Strategy. As one of the founding partners at ICARUS Sports, Panos is now managing the Financial Activities and Business Development.
Graduated from AUTH, Greece, with a joined BSc and MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering, followed by a PG Diploma in Exec. Coaching and OD. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2020, he worked for more than 15 years in the Energy Sector, and specifically in Renewables, holding regional positions in Europe and the Americas in companies like VESTAS Wind Systems, while since 2019 he has worked in the sports industry and events organization, and specifically as a Race Director of IRONMAN 70.3 Greece. He currently manages the business at ICARUS Sports as the company’s General Manager.
Following his studies in Business Administration, he attended the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS). His professional career in multinational and multicultural companies enriched his experience and advanced his skills in sales and customer communication. In 2018, Manos joined ICARUS Sports as Sales & Project Manager, and has now taken up the role of Sales Director. He has a customer-oriented philosophy and a challenge-driven personality, while he values team working as an integral ingredient of his job.
Chief Operating Officer
Graduated from Panteion University | Greece. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2011, Panos was working as a logistics supervisor for the family business Pachtas Bros P.C. in the textile industry. He has been with ICARUS Sports since the very beginning. As a C.O.O. he manages the business line of TV production and day to day ICARUS Sports operations.
Ioannis Stefanidis joined the company in 2021 as the Finance Director and leads the financial activities, financial controlling, planning & analysis, reporting and treasury for ICARUS Sports. Ioannis holds degrees in the fields of Finance, whilst has more than 15 years of experience in financial related positions.
Media Distribution Manager
Graduated from the University of East Anglia with an MA Politics, following a BA Media Studies. After his studies he held a managerial position in the event management industry. Having lived in the United Kingdom for nine years, he returned to Greece where he joined ICARUS Sports, taking up the role of Media Distribution Manager.
Media Sales Manager
After finishing her studies in Business Administration, Alexandra accumulated considerable professional experience of more than ten years in positions involving the industries of hospitality and exports, while specializing in international sales and business development within complex cultural markets. An outdoor sports enthusiast, she always enjoys trying out new activities that bring her closer to nature. Fascinated by ICARUS Sports’ vision, she joined the sales team with a mission to continue sharing the experience in markets around the world.
Sales & Project Manager
Passionate for sports, driven by results, a veteran in the sports marketing and media industry. Before joining ICARUS in 2022, he worked for various marketing and media agencies dedicated to creating meaningful commercial propositions, managing complex media projects delivering successful projects, and awarded campaigns. My educational background includes a BSc in Management and Business Administration from Piraeus University, an MSc in Sport and Recreation Management from The University of Sheffield, and an Executive M.B.A from The University of Strathclyde.
Business Development Manager
After completing his MSc in business administration at Vienna University of Business and Economics, Christoph started of as an entrepreneur, organizing events, managing the marketing of the Austrian Ice Hockey League and the sports affairs of the largest bank in the country. A marketing professional with over 25 years of experience working with B2C & B2B brands, possessing a proven track record across various industries including sports marketing, apparel, and property. Sports have dominated most of his professional career and his role as business development manager is ideal to build on that experience, developing new concepts and business lines in the perfect environment ICARUS Sports provides.
Graduated from Middlesex University Business School (in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development), with an MA in Human Resources Management following a BA in European Languages, Culture and Society from Goldsmiths College University of London. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2022, Marianna worked for more than 15 years in Human Resources positions in Miele Hellas and Teleperformance. Currently in ICARUS Sports, she holds the role of HR Manager.
Sales & Account Manager:
Graduated from the Democritus University of Thrace specializing in Literature and Civilisation of Black Sea Countries. Poppy has extensive experience of 10+ years in International Sales in the hospitality industry in Istanbul, Rome & Athens. She joined ICARUS Sports as a Sales & Account Manager with ambition to help the company reach its goals.
Having graduated from the Department of Cultural Technology & Communication, Dimitris joined ICARUS Sports as a Video Editor in 2015. Recently he was given the opportunity to take up the role of Creative Director, guiding his teammates to create exciting content, making every assignment better than the last.
Sales & Account Manager, China
Graduated from a joint program with MIT and Fudan University in China with a degree of IMBA. Before Joining ICARUS Sports in 2022 as Sales and Account Manager of China, she worked for more than 9 years in global Industry-leading multinational companies in Shanghai with the roles of business development, account management and sales management. Her past experience will help to bring ICARUS Sports's international experiences and powerful spirit to sports events in China and other countries in Asia Pacific.
Head of Projects
During his studies in Computer Science and Information Systems, Konstantinos joined ICARUS Sports in 2015, wishing to combine his passion for sailing and video production. Having his filming and organizational skills evolve, he succeeded in taking up the position of Project Manager, and the role of TV Shows Executive Producer; whilst promoting his process-oriented thinking. Moving forward he got involved with managing the operations team alongside the COO, leading into taking up the role of managing ICARUS Sports' filming crews all over the world, both before and during production, as Head of Projects.
Having studied Audio and Visual Arts Studies at the Ionian University, Katya joined ICARUS Sports in early 2017. Before that, Katya was involved in the film industry as an Assistant Director. Having enhanced her creative and storytelling skills, Katya has taken up the role of Chief Editor. An active sportswoman, she spends her free time climbing and hiking any mountain she can find.
Sports are not just a nice hobby for me, they are PASSION. From the very first moment I remember myself, sports were my only concern. After I graduated school I studied “Communication and Mass Media” at the University of Athens. Alongside university I started chasing my dreams and for more than 12 years I worked as a sport journalist, TV presenter and radio producer in some of the most popular Media in Greece such as Sportday newspaper, SportFm, Euroleague Greece, Sport24.gr etc. Moreover, I worked as a Press Officer in AEK BC during the Final 4 of Basketball Champions League in 2018. During my multi-year work experience as a journalist and as a communication manager I gained a lot of experience in traditional, modern and digital communication means, but also had the chance to enhance my skills in organizing, multinational communication, leadership and responsibility. I joined the ICARUS Sports family in February 2019 as Project Manager, Scriptwriter and Executive Producer. Here in ICARUS Sports I found a perfect environment for me to combine my passion for sports with creativity and action.
Having studied Journalism and Media at the University of West of England, Konstantinos
joined ICARUS Sports as a Videographer/Editor in 2022. His experience as a journalist, his love for Sports and his need for creativity led him at the perfect place for evolving his filmmaking and editing skills.