Our team [00]

An experienced and diverse team with significant medical cannabis cultivation business development and public markets experience.

Our management teams are spread between UK and Greece, with operations taking place in Northern Greece.

Located in the heart of Europe, we are in a prime position for European distribution.

Board of Directors [01]

Sir Anthony Jolliffe

Non-Executive Chairman

City accountant and international trade pioneer with a Global career including many directorships of private and public companies in the UK, USA, China, Japan, Canada and South America. Was knighted GBE in 1982 and also holds the Knight Order of St. John, Order of Adbul Azziz – Saudi Arabia, Order of Nepal, Order of the Orange – Netherlands. Public duties include Lord Mayor of London, Sheriff of London, President of the London Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Police Dependants Trust, Chairman of Stoke Mandeville Hospitals and Treasurer and Vice President of the European League for Economic Co-operation.

Davinder Rai


Davinder has over 15 years experience investing in and operating businesses from start-up with a focus on natural resources, technology, property and entertainment, globally.  He has held senior board positions on a number of private and public companies both in the United Kingdom and America  across technology and the natural resources space. Having been involved in the medical cannabis sector since 2018, Davinder has lead Hellenic Dynamics since inception.

Filippos Papadopoulos


Having achieved a PHD in Political Science from the London School of Economics, Philip is currently the Director of Strategic Project Management Office at the American Farm School in Thessaloniki which is known as the preeminent agricultural educational institution in Southern Europe. Philip’s role transcends both the educational aspects of best cultivation methods along with significant work at the EU to bring change to all areas of genetic registration and policy making.

Joseph Colliver

Non-Executive Director

An experienced Chief Financial Officer, Joseph is a Fellow Chartered Accountant with a track record in P&L ownership, financial and statutory reporting, strategy, commercial finance, management consultancy and regulatory compliance. Previously CFO and board director of Sativa Group Inc. an established life sciences company in the CBD wellness and medical cannabis space, listed in London, Canada, Germany and the US. Before joining Sativa, Joseph spent ten years within the Kantar division of WPP plc (“WPP”) as Chief Financial Officer and board member of Kantar Futures, a $1.8 billion turnover marketing agency. Before joining Kantar, Joseph was an Audit Senior at Mazars LLP, where he qualified as an Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), being made a Fellow in 2018.

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Management Team [02]

George Papadopoulos

CEO – Greece

Originally trained in law at Artistole University, George went on to become the Chief of Staff at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Following his tenure in Athens, including being on the board of the Greek Football League, George returned to Thessaloniki to start a successful career in construction and agriculture. Partnering with the American Farm School, he launched the Group of Table Grapes, one of the largest suppliers of table grapes to the European market.

Panagiotis Kalafatis

COO – Greece

Gaining a Masters degree in Hydrology from Imperial College London, Panos is a precision agriculture expert with proven experience on related EU projects over the past 7 years. He has served in the role of project manager at Hellenic Dynamics since inception. He has significant experience in the development of soft infrastructures and respective algorithms.

Toby Shillito

Master Grower

A Master Grower, Toby has been involved in the legal, medicinal cannabis industry formally for over 6 years. Most recently, he has designed and operated licensed cultivation facilities in Spain, Portugal, Holland, Greece, the UK and North Macedonia, creating products for the European medicinal cannabis market. With his MBA from London Business School, he is well equipped to gauge which business models are best suited to succeed in the modern cannabis industry. He is fascinated with the question of how to produce Pharmaceutical Cannabis in a sustainable and responsible manner.

Dr. Olga Dichala

Head of Cultivation

Having completed an MSc in Plant Science and Natural Resource Management at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, Olga then went on to achieve a PHD from the School of Agriculture at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Olga has been inducted as a Fellow of Excellence at Aristotle University and has since published many works in Europe on horticulture and plan science. Working closely with local authorities and the EU she has obtained an in-depth knowledge of the cultivation and testing demands of medicinal cannabis in Europe and is leading the cultivation team to ensure a secure steady supply of our products.

Amit Parhar

Financial Operations

Having achieved a degree in Accounting and Finance, Amit has over 14 years experience in various senior roles within corporate finance with a specialisation in the high growth technology sector. Amit has been fundamental in the financial operations and financial planning of early stage start-ups, taking them through growth and acquisition.

Zoe Papadopoulos

Administration Manager

Zoe has over 10 years of experience working specifically in import / export within the manufacturing industries in Northern Greece where her role also encapsulated all aspects of finance. Prior to this she had a successful career as a renowned photographer of her hometown of Kilkis for over 15 years. In 2015 Zoe brought her skill set to the United Nations Refugee Agency based on a Greek army Facility in the field on the refugee crisis along the Balkan route.

Advisory Board [03]


Peter Homberg

Peter Homberg is a partner in the Berlin office of international law firm Dentons and the head of the European Cannabis sector group. Peter is also a member of the Licensing Executive Society (LES), the German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright (GRUR), the German Institution for Arbitration (DIS) as well as the Pharma-Lizenz-Club Deutschland e.V. He regularly lectures at seminars and conferences and is the author of numerous professional articles and other publications regarding corporate law in the corporate and regulatory field of medical cannabis.


Professor Michael Barnes

Consultant neurologist and medical cannabis expert, Professor Mike Barnes has dedicated his career to the development of neurological rehabilitation and medical cannabis awareness, education and clinical excellence. As advisor to the government of the United Kingdom, Mike is committed to securing access to medical cannabis for all patients who need it in the UK.

Hannah Deacon

With an international reputation for pioneering change, Hannah Deacon is passionate about developing an ethical medical cannabis sector in the UK and supporting individuals and patients to access this life-changing treatment on the NHS. Hannah Deacon is the mother of Alfie Dingley, a six-year-old boy with a rare form of epilepsy. Hannah subsequently became the first person in June 2018 to legally enter the UK with cannabis oil in order to help her son.


Michael Bennett

A partner at Hill Dickinson law firm, Michael Bennett advises clients in a broad range of sectors including agriculture, consumer goods and services, energy, financial services. He has a specialist focus on the life sciences sector including medical cannabis in Europe. He has been involved in some of the largest cannabis transactions across Europe and the capital markets side of Michael’s practice is largely represented by issuers, particularly those admitted to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and the NEX Growth Market. He has acted on numerous UK and international flotations, reverse takeovers, placings, open offers and dual listings.

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Careers [04]

If you are interested in a career in medical cannabis please contact careers@hellenicdynamics.com