Know Agro-Know: Meet Vasilis Kourousias

Vasilis at Afjord, Norway (2013)

The Agro-Know internship program seems to be on fire during the last months; a lot of people decide to join Agro-Know in the context of an internship, during which they get to learn about Agro-Know as well as about all the work that we are doing in different fields while at the same time they offer their fresh view and ideas in the implementation of various tasks.

Vasilis Kourousias is an agronomist with previous experience in project management, who is currently supporting the Project Management department of Agro-Know. Vasilis was kind enough to take some time and provide us with his responses to our questions, which you may find right below:

You are one of the latest interns to join the Agro-Know team. Would you like to share some info on how you found us and what drew your attention in the Agro-Know job opening?

It was during last August (?) that I first I saw a job vacancy from Agro-Know. This was the first time I got in contact with Agro-Know, and start learning about Agro-Know’s projects and vision. Agro-Know drew my attention since it serves the agri-food domain in a very modern and innovative way. As I was living in Brussels by that time, I start following Agro-Know news via the company’s social media and websites. As soon as I came back in Greece and a new vacancy shown up, I contacted again Agro-Know team and here I am! J

What is your educational background and which is your current role in the Agro-Know team?

I graduated in 2012 from the Department of Crop Sciences of Agricultural University of Athens and since 2014 I hold a M.Sc. degree in Environmental Sciences from Wageningen University. I am serving Agro-Know as intern in the Project Management team.

What do you find interesting in your work with Agro-Know so far? Do you see any challenges in your daily routine at the office?

The working environment is great and full of good vibes in the office! Everybody is really willing to help me and teach me something new!

What are your hobbies / How do you spend your free time?

I am a big sports fan. I play (mainly football) and watch various sports as well. I love travelling and exploring new destinations.

Vasilis at Afjord, Norway (2013)

Vasilis at Afjord, Norway (2013)

Where can we find you online?

Almost in every social media!

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vasiliskourousias

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Vkourou

Twitter: https://twitter.com/v_kourou

Instagram: https://instagram.com/vasilis_kourou/

Tubmlr: http://vkourou.tumblr.com

Favorite kind of music?

Jazz, Rock, Electronic… This period I would say Jazz. Ask me in two-three months and possibly you will get a different answer.

Which was the last book you read / movie you watched?

Jack Kerouac’s “On the road” is the last book I read and last movie watch was “The theory of everything”. However, not so much a movie guy! You can ask me whatever you want about various TV Series.

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

What was the last gadget you bought and why you bought it?

My DSLR camera!

Anything else to share with us?

I am chocoholic!

We would like to thank Vasilis for taking the time to respond to our questions and wish him all the best for his internship in Agro-Know!

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