Alec Mally is currently Director for Global Economic Affairs at Foresight Strategy and Communications, an Athens-based consulting firm, Director at the Institute for Regional Dialogue and Strategy (IPEDIS), a local think tank, as well as Director at the Repower Greece public diplomacy initiative. He is also Chair of Democrats Abroad Greece and a Board member of the new firm Blue White Capital LLC, which invests in as well as advises on climate-friendly ventures. Since the onset of the Greek economic crisis, he has also been an international media commentator on a range of Greek economic issues. Prior to moving back to Greece, he was a career U.S. Foreign Service Officer for 27 years, with a range of assignments in Balkan and global affairs. In this region, he served as U.S. Consul General in Thessaloniki and Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo. Stateside, he served as Economic Counselor at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York, as the State Department’s Senior Desk Officer for Greece and as Regional Economic Officer for Southeastern Europe (during the Bosnian War). Mr. Mally had prior postings in Bucharest, Warsaw, Athens, Manila and the State Department Secretariat, primarily focused on economic and regional issues.