April 6, 2007, SKAI NEWS interview of Konstantinos Alexandros Mentzelopoulos (a.k.a. Constantine Alexander) on Tilos Island, Dodecanese, Greece. The interview took place at the Exhibition Center of the Tilos LIFE Nature Project at the Offices of the Tilos Park in Livadia, Tilos.
Constantine Alexander's professional experience includes having served as a Merrill Lynch Financial Consultant and Managing Director for H. J. Meyers investment banks in California; a consultant to the Commission of the European Union in Brussels, Belgium; a professional consultant to members of the French dairy and European olive oil industries and the Hellenic Municipalities of Tilos and Andros; and the Project Coordinator of the EU LIFE-Nature Project on Tilos. His civic activities include community service as the President of the California Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce; Founder and Director of the California Council of European-American Chambers of Commerce; Board of Directors Member of the Axios Foundation and the Los Angeles Rainbow PUSH Coalition; Member of the American Civil Liberties Union, Kiwanis Club, Rotary Club, Sierra Club, Audubon Society; and Founder, Vice President and Director of the Tilos Park Association. Mr. Alexander’s articles and photographs have been published by newspapers and magazines in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Turkey, the U.K. and U.S., and he has been interviewed by television and radio journalists from Belgium, Greece, Japan, Spain, Turkey and the U.S.. He has contributed as a speaker to conferences organized by the European Commission, the United Nations Environment Program, Mugla University and the Mugla Chamber of Commerce in Turkey, Washington State University and the National Institute of Public Administration in Greece. In 2007, Constantine was appointed as an Ambassador of the EU Natura 2000 Networking Program for exemplary environmental management of an EU Special Protection Area (SPA). He is currently working for the establishment of a management plan for the Andros Island EU SPAs and a Northern Cycladic marine protected area. Constantine Alexander (a.k.a. Konstantinos Alexandros Mentzelopoulos) is a citizen of the United States and Greece.