Dimitra Karakosta was born in Athens. She has more than 12 years of experience in various business areas, while the last 6 years she has been working as an HR Professional in multinational environments. Since 2016 she holds the position of HR Executive at Housemarket SA, the franchisor of IKEA in Greece, Bulgaria & Cyprus, a company of approximately 2.200 employees. Her first degree was in International & European Economic Studies by AUEB and she recently got her Master degree in Human Resources Management, with academic distinction, by the same university.
She was awarded in 2017 during the 1st HR Student Award by GPMA and later the same year she was elected as a Member of the Board of GPMA, responsible for publicity & communication.
She is married and the mother of an 8 years’ old boy.