Simos Anastasopoulos is a graduate of the Department of Electrical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), and holds a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
After his studies in Michigan, he worked for two years at General Motors Corporation as a Development Engineer at the Milford Proving Ground. In 1986 he returned to Greece, and after completion of his military service, he joined PETSIAVAS S.A. Since 2002 he had been the Managing Director of the company and in 2013 was named Chairman and CEO of PETSIAVAS S.A.
Since June 2013, he is the elected President of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and recently elected President of the Council on Competitiveness of Greece. He is also a member of the Board of the Panhellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Industries and member of the General Council of SEV Hellenic Federation of Enterprises.
Simos Anastasopoulos was born in Athens in 1957, is married to Peggy Petsiavas and has two daughters.