About us

HRP (Human Resources Planning) is a Human Resources consulting company specializing in Leadership Development. Our vision is to help organizations choose and develop exceptional leaders who will make a difference for those around them. In order to provide you with the most advanced HR services we have developed international partnerships with leading companies in the areas of measuring and developing talent. Based in Athens, Greece, we serve the broader area and reach out worldwide with a mission – to be your favorite business partner in the face of constant challenges.

Designing Exceptional Leadership

Why HRP
  • We combine our 20-year experience with a fresh perspective.
  • HRP consultants are constantly trained on state-of-the-art methodologies.
  • We approach client requests holistically, involving different stakeholders.
  • Our long-lasting relationship with most of our clients offers us the background knowledge to offer them the most suitable solution.
  • We respond to local needs with the same dedication and consistency we show for international projects.
  • We consider delivery as important as content: we practice what we preach.

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Challenges

When would you be most likely to ask for our help?

Our clients usually call us when faced with the following Challenges:
• Poor Performance
• Need to Re-skill or Up-skill
• Lack of Team spirit
• Leadership Engagement
• Employee Engagement
• Finding the best Successor
• Managing Change

Solutions

HRP provides Solutions for:
• First-time Managers
• High Caliber Experts
• Middle Management
• Leaders
• HR professionals
• Teams
• Small and medium-size Business
• Large Organizations

Our Principles

Providing the highest level of services to customer is an outcome of both our expertise and how we see our job. What holds us together in HRP is:

  • We enjoy what we do. Work should be fun.
  • Open communication is key to success.
  • We walk the talk.
  • Learning is living. Obstacles are an opportunity to innovate.
  • There is more to life than work.
Our Team

Spiros Kapnias
Managing Partner

Spiros has had over 23 years of “real world” executive development experience: in the past Spiros has held executive level positions with local and multinational companies such as Shell, Unilever and PepsiCo (Fritolay). Since founding HRP, Spiros has worked with world-class corporations in Greece and abroad covering areas such as Coaching senior level executives, HR Strategy, Change Management, Leadership and Talent development. He has overall responsibility of HRP.

Contact Spiros: spiros.kapnias@hrp.gr

 

Ioannis Lagoudakis
Partner-Senior Consultant,MSc, MA

Ioannis brings in rich academic knowledge and expertise in all HRP services. He holds an MA in Psycholinguistics and an MSc in Organizational Psychology. Ioannis works as an international consultant for leadership development projects and assessment. He has also worked in Ireland as a trainer and coach for private and not-for-profit organizations in England and Ireland. In HRP he is responsible for training design and assessment processes.

Contact Ioannis: ioannis.lagoudakis@hrp.gr

 

Konstantinos PazalosKonstantinos Pazalos
Senior Consultant,
Founder & Managing Partner Wizzsense 

Konstantinos is a senior digital adoption consultant and trainer. For the last 20 years he has been working with Big-4 consulting and high-tech companies, leading digital transformation projects in various industries. He holds a PhD in Information Systems Evaluation from the University of the Aegean (GR), an MSc in IT Management and Organizational Change from Lancaster University (UK), and a BSc in Management from Piraeus University (GR). He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Change Management Practitioner (PROSCI). He has published more than 20 relevant studies in international scientific journals and conferences. His role in HRP is to ignite change at an individual, team and organizational level, through training and coaching.

Contact Konstantinos: konstantinos.pazalos@hrp.gr

 

Dimitris GeorgopoulosDimitris Georgopoulos
Senior Consultant

Dimitris is a Senior Business Consultant specialised in Talent Management, High Performance Leadership and International M&S projects. His studies include a BA in Sociology and MSc in Marketing. He has worked with Unilever, PepsiCo, Kimberly Clark and JT International and gained extensive leadership experience in Domestic, Regional and HQ roles across Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa Regions. In HRP he is responsible for relevant projects.

Contact Dimitris: dimitris.georgopoulos@hrp.gr

 

Giorgos Arvanitidis Giorgos Arvanitidis
Founder: Elephant Consulting Group,
Co-owner: Project Zeta

Giorgos is an impactful Keynote Speaker and an expert in Change Management, Leadership, Corporate Culture, Transformation, and Labour Relations. He earned his Political Science and German Linguistics degrees at the University of Hannover and began his career as an expert at the German Metalworkers’ Union IG Metall, Hannover Office. In 1998, he assumed the role of Coordinator of the Section for Collective Agreements, Economic Studies, and Organization at the Bureau of the German Metalworkers’ Union IG Metall, Frankfurt/Main. Progressing in his career, he became the Director of Communication and Press Representative of the Bureau in 2003. In 2009, George relocated to Athens to become Deputy General Manager of Human Resources at OTE SA and Cosmote. His journey continued in 2015 when he assumed the role of Chief Human Resources Officer of Mannesmann Group, Mülheim an der Ruhr. In 2021, George founded Elephant Consulting and became the co-owner of Project Zeta, bringing his wealth of experience and expertise to the forefront

 

Bill DavvetasDr Vasileios (Bill) Davvetas
MSc, PhD, External Partner

Bill is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Leeds University Business School, UK. He holds a BSc in Marketing & Communications (Athens University of Economics and Business), an MSc in Business Analytics & Consulting (University of Warwick, UK) and a PhD in Management (University of Vienna, Austria). His expertise focuses on Psychometrics with applications in Consumption and Organizational Behaviour. In HRP, he is responsible for human resource Analytics and Statistical Modelling of behavioural employee data.

 

Margarita Kalogridou Margarita Kalogridou
Junior Consultant

Margarita is the newest member, a dedicated junior consultant at HRP, with a passion for organizational psychology and HR. Armed with a BSc in Psychology, Margarita excels in managing assessments, utilizing digital tools an fostering effective communication with our international partners. Her commitment to understanding the intricacies of human behavior and her enthusiasm for learning new skills, make her an asset to our team.

Contact Margarita: Margarita.Kalogridou@hrp.gr

 

Annely Xirogianni
Office Manager

Annely is your first contact with HRP and our coordinator when getting in touch with you. In the same way we offer coaching, Annely is our “coach” in our interaction with clients. As a professional background, she has 18 years of experience in pharmaceutical companies as an office manager in Marketing and Sales departments. She has also worked in HR departments and was responsible for CSR actions.

Contact Annely: annely.xirogianni@hrp.gr and info@hrp.gr

Strategic Partnerships

In order to offer a wide range of exceptional professional services and products, HRP has established  strategic partnerships with companies that are leaders in the Human Resources field.

Krauthammer

Krauthammer serves clients with a wide portfolio of human capital development solutions in 25 countries and 21 languages. Krauthammer is owned by its employees and is managed by an appointed Executive Management Team. Every Krauthammer consultant is trained at the Krauthammer Learning Methodology twice a year at the Krauthammer University, making it possible to roll out international programmes with a consistency rare in the consulting industry. Krauthammer’s philosophy of ‘bringing out the best in people …with an extra smile from within’ is founded on the belief that engaged people drive performance. More about Krauthammer:  https://www.krauthammer.com/

 

Talogy

Talogy is a global leader in workforce solutions with over 70 years experience delivering successful testing programmes to help people achieve success in their academic, personal, and work lives. Since 2014, Talogy has acquired leading testing technology and workforce assessment companies that now operate under the Talogy brand. No one has the breadth and expertise of Talogy to build today’s modern workforce.

More about Talogy: https://www.talogy.com/