About Us

We help our clients grow their medical cannabis business providing guidance throughout all investment phases.

Successful completion of our clients’ projects is our top priority.

VK PREMIUM Business Consultants is a boutique consulting firm offering expert services to companies that aim to invest in the medical cannabis cultivation and processing field.

VK Medical Cannabis, a division of VK PREMIUM BUSINESS CONSULTANTS, always aims at the successful and profitable completion of your project. Through our vast network, deep experience and up-to-date know how, we facilitate the timely, successful implementation of your Medical Cannabis project. What sets our firm apart from among the top consultancy agencies in Greece are our consistency and quality services.

Which is our strongest competitive advantage?

Our strongest competitive advantage is our knowledge and experience regarding the Greek legislation and the necessary steps / actions required to accelerate the licensing and deployment of our clients' investments.

Starting with in depth analysis of the regulatory framework and legislation on the cultivation of medical cannabis, we aim to inform our clients about the legal conditions in Greece. Together we define and develop your strategy through a step by step process, defining all the stages that will lead to the achievement of your goal.

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Call us at : +30 2106835560

Send email to : info@vkmedicalcannabis.com

Our Services

We support you throughout the process for the cannabis investment (analysis, planning, rollout etc.) following through a specific procedure so you know exactly what is happening in Greece, accompanying you at every step of the way:

High-Level Steps - How we work

1Step 1: Update Procedure & Business Strategy
  • Update on the legislative framework in Greece
  • Update on the investment environment
  • Strategic planning for the timely implementation of investment projects for medical cannabis industries.
2Step 2: Find the land
  • Control of property title
  • Suitability control of land for cannabis cultivation
3Step 3: Establishment of the Company
  • Legal & financial support
4Step 4: Licensing
  • Installation Approval
  • Operation Approval
  • Special Manufacturing Authorization [Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)]
  • Special Marketing Authorization
5Step 5: Infrastructure Build-out
  • Find construction company to build up pharmaceutical / medical cannabis plant
  • Selection and installation of equipment for medical cannabis cultivation
6Step 6: Staffing
  • Staff the unit for medical cannabis operations with qualified personnel
7Step 7: Quality Control Management
  • Quality control procedures and certificates for the quality of finished medicinal products of cannabis (ISO, GMP, GAP Global)
8Step 8: Products distribution Strategy & Support


October 11, 2019

C. Vamvakas will be guest speaker during the Cannabis Business Europe Conference, 7th – 8th November 2019

Vamvakas, CEO of VK PREMIUM, will present the favorable investment opportunities in Greece, at the conference Cannabis Business Europe 2019 in Cologne.
October 2, 2019
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Favorable Investment Environment for Medical Cannabis in Greece

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August 29, 2019

Greece Green Lights 26 Medical Cannabis Licences

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July 24, 2019

The major Investments for Medical Cannabis taking place in Greece, presented in Europe CBD Expo, London, 12-13 July 2019

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July 4, 2019

Medical Cannabis – 25 licenses in Greece

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March 6, 2019
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Our Team

Managing Director

Costas Vamvakas

Costas is the owner and managing director of VK PREMIUM Business Consultants LTD actively involved in facilitating Medical Cannabis investments in Greece. His knowledge, experience and networking assure solid investments deployment.

Costas, over the past 10 years, gained substantial experience in guiding, consulting and obtaining funding for over 200 businesses from a wide spectrum of industries throughout their development or restructuring phase.

Before that, Costas worked for Coca–Cola in Ireland, Switzerland and Greece in various managerial positions in Sales, Operations, Supply Chain & Production.

He also worked as Operations & Supply Chain Manager for Alumil Milonas, an Aluminum Extrusion Company (turnover €200mil) in charge of operations (production facilities & logistics Centers) in 13 countries.

Costas is a Chemical Engineer (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece) with an MBA (Strathclyde University, Great Britain).

COO & CTO – Senior Growth Director

Nikos I. Dedes

Nikos is a highly effective Global Business Operations Executive & Program Manager with over 25 years of experience working in multinational companies across markets in Europe and Middle East driving growth and providing excellent customer service. He is fully engaged in Medical Cannabis business focusing on relevant legislation and regulatory environment in Greece.

Nikos over the past 8 years worked in Global Operations & Services of MetLife driving major transformational programs at a global scale. Comprehended business strategies & requirements and developed necessary designs and plans to ensure projects and solutions satisfied those needs. Designed and implemented solutions, actively listened to client problems & needs to implement information when creating solution plans. Provided advice and made decisions, consistently monitored the scope of projects, and collaborated with all business stakeholders to develop budgets and timelines for solutions

Nikos holds a bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Technical Management from WNE – Springfield MA, USA

Senior Consultant in Control Environmental Agriculture (CEA)

George Gkoumas

George has a pure farming DNA since he was born & raised by a farmer’s family and has an experience of 23 years in the design & operations of modern cultivation approaches and systems.

Right after getting his university degree in agronomic science with a major in plant production, he further continued his studies in facilities’ design of integrated cultivation systems – CEA (Controlled Environmental Agriculture), in Denmark and Netherlands.

During his career, he built up strong partnerships with Senmatic A/S and Priva B.V companies, published a variety of articles for agriculture business & scientific trends and many times participated as a senior hydroponic cultivations’ expert in forums organized by the Greek Agriculture Ministry.

He is the owner of a farming business since year 2000 while in parallel writes for agricultural business and a certified inspector of production & quality in agricultural systems. Since 2018 George is an associate for VK Medical Consultants.


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