Christos  Carras

Christos Carras

Founding Director

Carras Consulting - Synergies for Culture, Greece

Christos Carras was born in London (UK) in 1962. He studied philosophy at Cambridge University and then earned his PhD from the University of Paris I - Sorbonne (1989). Since 2000 he has been working in the cultural sector. From 2002 to 2005 he was the Project Manager of the EU co-funded MediMuses Network. In 2006 he became the first General Manager of the B & M Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music. From 2009 to 2022 he was the Executive Director of the Onassis Cultural Centre (Onassis Stegi).

In 2022 he began a collaboration with AEA Consulting, a global firm setting the standard in strategy and planning for the cultural and creative industries, as a Senior Associate. Also in 2022 he undertook the coordination of a study of the Greek Cultural and Creative Sector, concluding with extensive policy proposals, commissioned by DiaNEOsis, a Greek think-tank and research centre.

Carras Consulting – Synergies for Culture, founded in 2022, is a cultural consultancy with four focus areas related to the cultural sector: sustainability, networks, impact, and innovation.



Saturday 29

  • 09.30 - 10.10

    Culture and Creativity are Powerful Assets for Growth


    location_onApollon Room | Amalia Hotel