Leadership

The Hellenic Initiative Australia

Nicholas G. Pappas AM

President

THI Australia

Nicholas is a Sydney lawyer specialising in commercial litigation in the superior courts.  He also sits on a number of public and private boards.

He serves as Chairman of the Bank of Sydney, and has been Chairman of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, Australia’s most famous rugby league club, since 2003.  Nick is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Steve Waugh Foundation – Australia.

Nicholas served as President of the Board of Trustees of Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum between 2003 and 2010. He is Secretary of the Archdiocesan Council, a Trustee of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia Consolidated Trust and holds a number of honorary positions within the Greek-Australian community.

He holds a PhD in Economic History from the University of Sydney and has written several books about the history of his parents’ homeland, Castellorizo. He has been on the THI global board since its inception.

Board of Directors

  • Peter Abraam

    Executive Director, The Royal Group UAE

  • Chris Dolkas

    Director, RND Lawyers

  • Emmanuel Drivas

    Chairman, The Coffee Club

  • George Giovas

    Managing Director, Axius Partners

  • Betty Ivanoff

    Group General Counsel, Coca-Cola Amatil

  • George Kailis

    Managing Director, Kailis Bros.

  • Andrew A Liveris

    Director, Jalouise Pty Ltd

  • Afroditi Miriklis

    Co-Chair, Commonwealth Businesswomen's Network

  • Nick Mitaros

    Director, Jalouise Pty Ltd

  • Nicholas Mylonas

    CIO, Findex Group

  • Evan Nicholas

    Director, Strategic Engagement, Curtin University

  • Bill Papastergiadis

    Managing Partner, Moray & Agnew Lawyers

  • Harry Patsouris

    Director, Patsouris & Associates

  • Harry Patras

    Director, Create Investments

  • Jim Raptis OBE

    Honorary Consul General for Greece, Queensland

  • Harry Stamoulis

    Managing Director, Stamoulis Property Group

  • Lee Verios

    Company Director

  • Nicolas P Zervos

    Principal, Zervos Lawyers

  • Prof Helen Zorbas AO

    CEO, Cancer Australia

Staff

  • Victoria Kyriakopoulos

    Program Manager

  • Alexa Georgiou

    Corporate Development Manager