Marina Niforos is President of Logos Global Advisors, a strategy and innovation advisory boutique firm. She is Affiliate Professor at HEC Business School and an experienced Board member and C-suite advisor. She is a global expert on deep tech, policymaking and digital transformation, working with companies and multilaterals. She has advised with the International Finance Corporation and the EU Blockchain Observatory and is lead author of their report Blockchain: Opportunities for Private Enterprises in Emerging Markets (2018, 2020).
Marina is serving a second mandate with the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations, the sovereign fund of the Hellenic Republic. She has held a board mandates with Séché Environement and the US National Commission for UNESCO, appointed in 2012 by the Secretary of State H. Clinton. In the past, Marina served as CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce of France, Director for the Diversity Center of Excellence at INSEAD and held senior posts in the Pechiney Group, in corporate venturing and corporate strategy. From 1993 to 1998, she was with the World Bank Group, managing the country strategy and investment portfolio for Latin American countries. She received the World Bank Award for Excellence by President Wolfensohn for her service in Colombia, assisting the borrower with sovereign debt conversion.
Ms Niforos earned an IDP-C and an MBA from INSEAD, a Master’s in government administration from the University of Pennsylvania and a Diploma in International Relations from SAIS-The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (Johns Hopkins University). She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Cornell University, with a B.A. in Government and International Relations. She is fluent in Spanish, French, Greek and is proficient in Italian.