VK PREMIUM Team


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.


Marketing Manager

Manolis Kontolios


Manolis is a marketing and sales professional with more than 15 years of experience in FMCG & B2B companies.


Having an 360° extensive marketing experience, he has worked as an executive in major multinational commercial and advertising companies such as Philip Morris, Vitex - Yannidis Bros, Leo Burnett, Affichage.


He is responsible for VK PREMIUM's marketing strategies and the implementation of marketing activities, applying a “win win” spirit with internal and external stakeholders.


Manolis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, majoring in Marketing, from Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece.



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