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Alexandra Koumba


									                                                                          Permanent Address: 26, Anagnostopoulou Street,
                                                                                                  Athens 106 74,Greece 152 37
                                                                              +30 6944-777 680 /

               Alexandra Koumba

               2002                 SDA BOCCONI                                                               Milan, Italy
 Education     Master in Business Administration (MBA), In Company project at LORO PIANA
               1997-1998             PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN                                            New York, USA
               Post Graduate- Associate Degree in Interior Design
               Commercial projects: e-commerce office in a microchip concept, Gym & Spa tower in a
               Moroccan perspective, Thai restaurant. Residential projects: Explore Moorish influences in a
               residence. Executed projects: Assisted in remaking two loft interiors in NY and decorating
               villas in Myconos and an apartment in Sao Paolo.
               1994-1997             BOSTON UNIVERSITY                                                      Boston, USA
               B.Sc. in Mass Communication. Major in Public Relations, Minor in Marketing

Professional   2006-              Creator, manager of i4d Ltd. company                                   Athens, Greece

Experience     Created and managing the i4d company which combines Interior Design services, an online antique
               gallery and a live gallery, the first Decorative Arts gallery in Athens, Greece in a space of 350 squ m in
               the center of Athens.
               Expand the i4d online gallery for which I source 20 c design furniture, accessories and artwork from
               top galleries in Europe and the US available to view updated continuously.
               Provide exclusive Interior Design services in the i4d interior design office specialized in integrating 20 c
               design furniture in our proposals and globally sourcing it . Am now launching in Greece, UK and the US
               the new ‘i4d Home collection’ I design with art de la table items and home accessories.

               2004-6                Interior Designer                                                   Athens, Greece
               Completed a two year study of a private hospital in Athens, several private villas, two yachts, a
               pharmaceutical office of 2,000 squ.m and redesigned the clients’ corporate id, VIP floors in high end
               offices, a small penthouse with spectacular views. Created the concept, drawing, planning, budgeting,
               construction supervision, custom furniture. Collaborating with a top construction company based in
               Greece on request.
               2003-2004            ASTIR PALACE HOTEL                                                    Athens, Greece
               Five star luxury resort complex by the sea, fully renovated in nine months by HBA, US Interior Design
                Coordinator between client, Int. Design firm & construction company, selected accessories for all
                    suites of the two hotels.
               1999-2001             KOUMBAS SYNERGY GROUP (KSG)                                          Athens, Greece
               Corporate Communications Director
               Holding company listed in the Athens Stock Exchange active in: Insurance & Reinsurance Brokerage,
               Business Consulting and containing other minority share acquisitions.
                  Planned the group’s communication strategy internally among member companies and externally
                   utilizing advertising, media relations. Assisted the Marketing Manager in the marketing planning,
                   coordinated activities
               Project manager of Group’s internet strategy
                  Designed an innovative online service center for an insurance consulting subsidiary company
                   providing e-commerce solutions in an intranet and extranet environment
             1999                GLOBAL MEDIA DISTRIBUTION                                  New York, USA
             Executive Assistant to the VP
              Monitored daily the overall performance of the existing movie contracts
              Analyzed and planned new targets to manage the relationships with all French and African
               French-speaking TV stations worldwide. Researched the Asian market for a series of potential
               new market segments that concluded in a road show

             1995-1999          Freelance Journalist for the Greek Press            Boston, New York, USA

Languages    Greek -Native, French -Fluent, English -Fluent, Italian -Intermediate.

Skills       Managing web sites, 3Dstudio MAX, AutoCAD 2008, Architectural Desktop, Photoshop, Word

Activities   Summers 2004, 2002 St. Martins’ School of Design                                   London, UK
             Intensive courses in metal jewellery making, enameling
             Intensive courses in Sculpture
              Summer 2001 Slade School of Art, University College of London                   London, UK
             Intensive Foundation Program in Sculpture & Painting

              Treasurer in Marketing Club, board member in: Entrepreneurship Club at SDA Bocconi 2002
              April 2001 Carnegie Mellon University                                         Athens,Greece
             Arts Management Seminar in Fundraising Online

             Traveling, Ceramic sculpture, Ashtanga Yoga

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