Andreas Dracopoulos is the Co-President and Director of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, an international philanthropic organization established in 1996 by his great-uncle, the late Stavros Niarchos (www.snf.org/en/about/history-mission/).
Mr. Dracopoulos is a Trustee of The Rockefeller University and Johns Hopkins University, where he is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Berman Institute of Bioethics. He is a member of the Board of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Dracopoulos is also a member of the Board of the Dalton School in NYC. In addition, he is an Honorary Trustee of the New York Public Library (NYPL), where he served as a Trustee from 2003 to 2010. In 2012, the NYPL honored him for his contributions to the Library’s educational programs. In 2015, the Child Mind Institute honored him for his commitment to supporting children’s mental health during their Child Mind Institute Child Advocacy Award Dinner. In 2017, Mr. Dracopoulos was honored by the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) Foundation during their annual humanitarian awards ceremony.
In 2016, Andreas Dracopoulos was awarded the rank of the Officer of the Legion of Honor of the Republic of France. In 2012, the Greek State awarded him with the Grand Commander of the Order of the Phoenix.
In 2015, Mr. Dracopoulos was honored during the 100th Anniversary celebration of The National Herald for his contributions towards supporting Greek education, and he received the Person of the Year award from the Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Dracopoulos was born and raised in Athens, Greece. He graduated from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He resides in New York City.