For the 4th consecutive year the Technical Chamber of Greece (TCG) and Vertical Solutions S.A. organized the Strategic Conference:
4th Athens Investment Forum
Greece 2.0 - An Investment Tidal Wave for the Greek Economy
Highlights video of the conference:
Minister of Finance
He was born in Lamia, Fthiotida, on 1973.
He was elected MP in Fthiotida with Nea Demokratia political party on the election of 2007, 2009, 2012 (May and June), 2015 (January and September) and July 2019.
From October 2009 until June 2012 he was Deputy Head of the Economic Policy Sector of Nea Demokratia.
From June 2012 he was appointed as Alternate Minister of Finance, and held his position until the election of January 2015.
From February 2015 until June 2019 he was the Head of ND Economic Policy Sector.
From July 2019 he was appointed as Minister of Finance.
He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the Management School, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of London, and a Doctor’s degree (PhD in Banking) from the Department of Banking and Finance, Cass Business School, City University.
He is Associate Professor in Finance at the Athens University of Economics and Business.
He was part time academic staff at the Hellenic Open University (2004-2007), Assistant at the Athens University of Economics and Business (2006 - 2019), Visiting Professor at the Universities of Thessaly, Athens, City and European University Cyprus.
He has worked at the Central Bank of England and the Eurobank Group.
He has published over 50 research papers in international refereed scientific journals, books and monographs and he has also participated in many scientific international conferences.
He is member of scientific and research societies and organizations.
Γεννήθηκε στις 6 Νοεμβρίου του 1972, στην Αθήνα. Είναι απόφοιτος του Τμήματος Ιστορίας και Αρχαιολογίας της Φιλοσοφικής Σχολής Αθηνών. Από το 1993 και μετά το θάνατο των γονέων του, αναλαμβάνει τη διεύθυνση των εκδόσεων «ΓΕΩΡΓΙΑΔΗΣ-ΒΙΒΛΙΟΘΗΚΗ ΤΩΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΩΝ». Το 1994 ίδρυσε το Κέντρο Ελευθέρων Σπουδών «ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΑΓΩΓΗ».
Στις 22 Ιουνίου 2009 παντρεύτηκε την Ευγενία Μανωλίδου, με την οποία έχουν αποκτήσει δύο γιους, τον Αθανάσιο-Περσέα (2005) και τον Αναστάσιο-Αλκαίο (2014).
Από τον Δεκέμβριο του 2003 έως τον Αύγουστο του 2007 υπήρξε Εκπρόσωπος Τύπου του ΛΑ.Ο.Σ. Στις Εθνικές Εκλογές του 2007, κατέλαβε την πρώτη θέση στην Β’ εκλογική περιφέρεια των Αθηνών. Στις Εθνικές Εκλογές του 2009 επανεκλέγεται στην Β’ Αθηνών με τον ΛΑ.Ο.Σ.
Στις 11 Νοεμβρίου 2011 τοποθετήθηκε Υφυπουργός Ανάπτυξης με αρμοδιότητα την ναυτιλία και την αλιεία στην Κυβέρνηση του κ. Λουκά Παπαδήμου. Στις 11 Φεβρουαρίου 2012 παραιτήθηκε από το κυβερνητικό του αξίωμα και στις 17 Φεβρουαρίου προσχώρησε στη Νέα Δημοκρατία, έχοντας παραιτηθεί από τη βουλευτική του έδρα.
Στις Εθνικές Εκλογές του Ιουνίου 2012 εξελέγη βουλευτής με τη Νέα Δημοκρατία στην Β΄ περιφέρεια Αθηνών. Στις 25 Ιουνίου 2013 τοποθετήθηκε Υπουργός Υγείας στην Κυβέρνηση του κ. Αντώνη Σαμαρά και περίπου έναν χρόνο μετά, κοινοβουλευτικός εκπρόσωπος της ΝΔ.
Στις Εθνικές Εκλογές της 25ης Ιανουαρίου 2015 εξελέγη βουλευτής της Νέας Δημοκρατίας στην Β΄ περιφέρεια Αθηνών, με 73,959 ψήφους. Στις Εθνικές Εκλογές της 20ης Σεπτεμβρίου 2015 εξελέγη βουλευτής με τη Νέα Δημοκρατία στην Β΄ περιφέρεια Αθηνών.
Στις 28 Σεπτεμβρίου 2015, ο Άδωνις Γεωργιάδης ανακοίνωσε την υποψηφιότητα του για την Προεδρία της Νέας Δημοκρατίας. Στις 22 Δεκεμβρίου πραγματοποιήθηκε ο πρώτος γύρος των εσωκομματικών εκλογών, στον οποίο ο Άδωνις Γεωργιάδης συγκέντρωσε 46.065 ψήφους που αναλογεί στο 11,4%.
Στις 18 Ιανουαρίου 2016, με απόφαση του Προέδρου της Νέας Δημοκρατίας κ. Κυριάκου Μητσοτάκη, ορίστηκε ένας εκ των δύο Αντιπροέδρων της Νέας Δημοκρατίας με αντικείμενο τον έλεγχο του κοινοβουλευτικού έργου.
Στις 9 Ιουλίου 2019, ο Άδωνις Γεωργιάδης ορκίστηκε Υπουργός Ανάπτυξης και Επενδύσεων στην Κυβέρνηση του Κυριάκου Μητσοτάκη.
Γεννήθηκε στην Αθήνα στις 12/12/1974. Έχει καταγωγή από τις Σέρρες. Είναι παντρεμένος με τη Μιράντα Μιχαλοπούλου-Καραμανλή με την οποία έχουν τρία παιδιά, την Αναΐς-Νίκη, την Άρια και τον Αχιλλέα.
Οικονομολόγος – Σύμβουλος Επιχειρήσεων.
Σπούδασε Ιστορία και Οικονομικά στο Hamilton College της Νέας Υόρκης και, στη συνέχεια, αποφοίτησε από τη σχολή μεταπτυχιακών σπουδών Διεθνών Σχέσεων Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy του Tufts University στη Βοστόνη.
Εξελέγη πρώτος βουλευτής του Ν. Σερρών στις εκλογές του 2015, όταν διεκδίκησε για πρώτη φορά το σταυρό των συμπολιτών του, κι επανεξελέγη – πάλι πρώτος – στις εκλογές της 7ης Ιουλίου 2019.
Στο ψηφοδέλτιο της Νέας Δημοκρατίας στο Ν. Σερρών συμμετείχε συμβολικά και στις εκλογές του Ιουνίου 2012, στη μη εκλόγιμη τελευταία τιμητική θέση.
Την περίοδο Ιανουάριος 2016 – Ιούνιος 2019 διετέλεσε Τομεάρχης Υποδομών και Μεταφορών της Νέας Δημοκρατίας.
Στις 9 Ιουλίου 2019 ορκίστηκε Υπουργός Υποδομών και Μεταφορών.
Πολιτικές / Κοινωνικές Δραστηριότητες:
Υπηρέτησε, ως έφεδρος αξιωματικός στα τεθωρακισμένα, στρατιωτική θητεία 24 μηνών πολλοί εκ των οποίων στην 25η Ταξιαρχία Τεθωρακισμένων Ξάνθης. Αποστρατεύθηκε με το βαθμό του ανθυπολοχαγού.
Πριν ασχοληθεί με την πολιτική, ανέπτυξε έντονη επαγγελματική δραστηριότητα:
Από το 2002 ως το 2004 εργάστηκε στην ελβετική τράπεζα επενδύσεων UBS Warburg στο Λονδίνο.
Τα τελευταία δέκα χρόνια, και μέχρι την εκλογή του, εργαζόταν ως διευθυντικό στέλεχος σε ποντοπόρο ναυτιλιακή επιχείρηση με έδρα τον Πειραιά.
Είναι μέλος του Διοικητικού Συμβουλίου και υπεύθυνος Διεθνών Σχέσεων του Ιδρύματος «Κωνσταντίνος Γ. Καραμανλής».
Παράλληλα, είναι μέλος του Διεθνούς Συμβουλίου των Επιτρόπων της Σχολής Fletcher.
Kyriakos Pierrakakis is the Minister of State and Digital Governance in the Cabinet of Kyriakos Mitsotakis. He is a Greek computer and political scientist and politician. In 2007 he earned a Master in Public Policy from John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and in 2009 he earned a Master of Science in Technology and Policy from MIT. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Athens University of Economics and Business. He served as Director of Research at Dianeosis, an independent non-profit think tank. He produced an array of research papers with a strong focus on economic growth and understanding the prevailing perceptions and beliefs among Greeks.
He has also worked on technology policy for various research institutes in Greece and abroad and headed Youth Foundation as president. He was born on 1983 in Athens. He is married with three children.
He speaks English and French.
Konstantinos Skrekas comes from Megarhi, Trikala. He is married to Eirini Karagouni and has two daughters, Alexandra and Sophia.
He holds a Degree in Civil Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Civil Engineering Department, Faculty of Technology), and an M.Sc. in Construction Management from the University of Birmingham, UK.
After completing his studies, he worked in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods sector in managerial positions. He is the co-founder of a company operating in the FMCG sector and held the posisition of CEO for 15 years.
In the general election of 6 May 2012 he was elected Member of the Greek Parliament (MP) for the Constituency of Trikala with the New Democracy Party. He was re-elected on 17th June of the same year.
On the 25th of January 2015 he was elected Member of the Greek Parliament (MP), receiving the largest number of electoral votes among candidates from all political parties, in the Constituency of Trikala. He was re-elected in the elections on 20th September of the same year.
In the general elections on 7th July 2019 he was elected Member of the Greek Parliament for the Constituency of Trikala.
During his terms of office in the Hellenic Parliament he has been a member of the Standing Committee on Economic Affairs, the Standing Committee on Production and Trade, the Special Permanent Committee on Research and Technology and the Special Permanent Committee on Environmental Protection.
He was also Shadow Minister for the Environment and Energy Sector for the New Democracy Party from January 2016 – June 2019.
He was appointed Minister of Development and Competitiveness from October 2014 until February 2015.
On 9th July 2019 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Food, being specifically responsible for the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP).
On 5th January 2021 he was appointed Minister of the Environment and Energy. He speaks English and French.
George Karagiannis was born and grew up in Thessaloniki.
He has served as Secretary-General of Communication and Information with responsibility for the image of the Greek Government in abroad, the management of 36 press offices around the world, as well as Managing Director at the E.T.A. S.A.
From 2019 till August 2021 has served as Secretary General Infrastructure at the Ministry of Infrastructure & Transport and from September 202 held the position of the Deputy Minister of Infrastructure.
In the past, he provided consulting services in the private sector, while he has been an executive of Attiko Metro S.A.
Alexandra Sdoukou is a lawyer, permanent employee at the Management Organisation Unit of Development Programmes (MOU S.A.) under the Ministry of Economy and Development. Since 2004, she is working as legal advisor in the public administration in various positions at the Ministries of Economy, Development and Environment, Energy & Climate Change.
She has been specialised as energy policymaker, working with all Energy Ministers from 2007 to 2015. From 2012 to 2015, she was Head of Cabinet at the Minister of Environment, Energy & Climate Change, competent to develop policy formulation, implementation and monitoring on a wide range of energy and environmental projects.
From October 2017, she was Advisor to the President of Nea Dimokratia on energy and natural resources.
Alexandra holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Democritus University of Thrace, a Master’s Degree LLM in European Commercial Law from the University of Bristol U.K., and a M.Sc. in International & Economic studies from the Athens University of Economics & Business.
Andrea has 25-years’ experience in the energy and gas sector in strategic, development, commercial, regulatory and transition matters.
He was key in Snam M&A activities to promote international expansion. Among these, he had a primary role in fostering the Southern Gas Corridor development.
In the last years he promoted energy transition projects like Gas for Climate 2050 and the setup of Snam CNG and biomethane activities. He also promoted Snam Global Solutions business unit founded to support gas markets development and optimization worldwide and, in specific, the set-up of Snam cooperation in China.
He is serving as International Gas Union Executive Committee member since 2015 and has recently been elected as IGU President for 2025-2028 and is serving as IGU Vice President from 2021.
Ioannis is the Deputy CEO and General Manager of Copelouzos Group, one of the biggest energy groups and infrastructure investors in Greece, with a multiple-industry focus, and participations, amongst others, in energy related assets, the Athens International Airport and the 14 Greek Regional Airports. In his capacity, Ioannis has participated in many large-scale transactions and oversees a wide portfolio of diverse investments. Prior to this, Ioannis worked for Piraeus Bank, while also lecturing at Alba Graduate Business School. Ioannis holds a BSc in Business Administration from the American College of Greece, Deree, and an executive MBA from the University of Bath, School of Management.
Ioannis Detsis is a Strategic Planner, C-Level Consultant, President & CEO of CHOOSE Strategic Communications Partner, with over two decades of experience in advising clients in the public and private sector. Government Agencies, Ministries, Local Governance bodies, state-owned, Private companies, organizations both local and multinational are some of the fields in which he acts in. He is also expertise in the fields of Energy and Environment, Health & Pharmaceuticals, Construction and Infrastructure, Tourism sector and Retail. His company offers insightful solutions on issues regarding strategic communication design, crisis management, quality assurance procedures, risk management, market access, new market penetration and new product development. Furthermore, based on the business, social and political environment provides accurate consulting support that solves clients’ problems and leads them to further progress. Ioannis Detsis is also founder of BIRDIE, a public relations and institutional affairs agency, and he is also founder and CEO of SOLIDDOP, a company offering IT & Business Intelligence services.
Gregory D. Dimitriadis is the Chief Executive Officer of HCAP since February 2021. He studied in the UK and the USA, holding a bachelor with honours in engineering (Manchester Metropolitan University) and two masters; one in the field of telecommunications (University College London) and another in international business relations and international negotiations (The Fletcher School, Tufts University). He is an executive with national and international experience in leading management positions in both the private and public sector. He served as Chairman of Enterprise Greece and Secretary General for International Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, dealing with numerous strategic investments in Greece and led the development of the National Strategy for Trade & Investment Promotion. Prior to that, he was Executive VP at HVA International in Amsterdam, Managing Director of Iskra Zaščite (Raycap Group) in Ljubljana, Chairman & CEO of the Athens Urban Transport Organization, and project leader for Greece’s National Strategy for exports at the Ministry of Development.
Maria Rita Galli is the CEO of DESFA (Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator). Until recently she held the position of the Executive Vice President Business Development & Asset Management at Snam S.p.A, a leading global energy infrastructure company and was the Chairman of the SENFLUGA Energy Holdings S.A., a consortium controlling 66% of DESFA's share capital.
Ms. Galli started her career at Eni in 1997, as a graduate in nuclear engineering from the Milan Polytechnic University. At Eni, she went through various roles within the International Business Development Department, joined relevant international projects and was involved in M&A activities. As a member of Eni's Board of Directors, she also oversaw the operations of some of the Group’s companies abroad (Galp, Distrigas, eni Gas&Power Trading BV, eni Gas&Power France, GVS GmbH, etc.)
Since 2006, she has been in charge of the International Business Development unit and, from January 2010, she has been in charge of the International Business Development and Assets Management department.
In October 2016, she joined Snam as the Head of Business Development and International Asset Management
Mr. Pierros Hadjiyiannis, is a graduate of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of NTUA and holds an MSc in Applied Economics & Finance from the Athens University of Economics and Business. Has more than 15 years of experience in the oil and gas market. He has been the Director of Administrative Services of the National Natural Gas System Operator (DESFA) and he has served as Head of the Organizational Units of Contract Management and Pricing for several years. He is a Representative of the Technical Chamber of Greece in the Technical Council of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology of the Ministry of Education.
Ioannis Kaltsas holds a Ph.D. in Economics and an MSc in Applied Economics from Virginia Tech (USA), an MA in Industrial Economics from the University of East Anglia (UK) as well as a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece).
He is Head of the Investment Team for Greece & Cyprus at the European Investment Bank (ΕΙΒ). Prior to that, he worked in various managerial positions within the EIB and as a Senior Advisor to the EIB’s Management Committee, as well as an expert for the evaluation of industrial and agricultural projects financed by the Bank. Before joining the EIB, he worked as an Economist in a UN Commodity Board and the World Bank, as well as an engineer in the champagne industry in France. His academic publications include papers in urban land values, futures markets as well as technical efficiency. He speaks fluently Greek, English, French and Spanish.
Mr. Fokion Karavias holds the position of Chief Executive Officer at Eurobank and he is Member of the Board of Directors.
He has served at Eurobank as Senior General Manager, Head of Group Corporate and Investment Banking, Capital Markets & Wealth Management and member of the Executive Committee (2014 - 2015), General Manager and member of the Executive Committee (2005 - 2013), Deputy General Manager and Treasurer (2002 -2005).
He started his career in banking in 1991, at JP Morgan, in New York, in the market risk management division. In 1994, he joined Citibank, in Athens, responsible for derivatives and fixed income business in Greece. In 1997, he joined Eurobank, as head of fixed income and derivatives trading. In 2000, he became Treasurer at Telesis Investment Bank.
He is also Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Eurobank Holdings and Member of the Board of Directors of Eurobank Private Bank Luxembourg S.A.
He holds a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, a Master’s and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He has published several papers on topics concerning his academic research. He was born in Athens in 1964.
John Karydas is the Chief Executive Officer of the Renewable and Battery Storage Business Unit of Copelouzos Group.
Copelouzos Group was founded in 1973 and today has evolved to a fully integrated business development organization, servicing key industrial and technological sectors in Greece and abroad. One important business sector of the Group is energy with the core businesses within this sector being the marketing of natural gas, the electricity production and trading and the renewable energy sources. Copelouzos Group has been a pioneer in the RES with an extensive portfolio of renewable energy assets and the first who has received Production licenses for the operation of battery energy storage systems in the country.
John Karydas has been Member of the Board of Directors of Athens International Airport from June 2009 until November 2012, Member of the Supervisory Board of Pulkovo Airport, St. Petersburg from February 2010 until August 2011. From 2005 until 2011 he also held the position of the Chief Operating Officer of Copelouzos Group. He is the Managing Director or an Executive Member of the Board of major companies of the Group developing and operating RES projects.
He received an M.B.A. degree from Bath University in the UK, an M.Sc. in Computing Science from Oxford University and a B.Sc. (with First Class Honors) in Computer Science with Mathematics from London University. He is a graduate of Athens College.
Prior to joining Copelouzos Group 21 years ago, he held various senior and commercial positions in Greek and multinational companies.
Vassilios Katsos was born in Athens in 1973. He is the Chairman and Co-founder of VNK Capital.
VNK Capital is the investment arm of the Katsos family. It has an active portfolio of growing listed and private companies in various sectors, among others, Pharmathen, PALIRRIA, Innovis Pharma, Lamda Development, Ideal Group, Optima Bank, etc. VNK Capital was recently part of one of the largest M & A deals in Greece, resulting in the full acquisition of Pharmathen by Partners Group.
Vassilios is an experienced investor and entrepreneur with successful investments in various sectors, such as Healthcare, Real Estate Development and the Food Industry.
He started his entrepreneurial career at Pharmathen in 1993, where he led the strategic refocusing of the company, from a family business to a leading international pharmaceuticals company. Today, Pharmathen is a major R&D-focused pharma company, with an impressive technology portfolio and international presence.
Through his entrepreneurial activity, Vassilios has received numerous prestigious distinctions, including the Greek “EY Entrepreneur Of The Year” award in 2008, among many others.
Nikolaos Kouretas was born in Athens in 1972. He graduated from the Technical University of Budapest School of Architecture in 1995 and completed his postgraduate studies in 1995 in the Design of Public Buildings for People with Special Needs.
He established his Architectural office in 1997. His firm has completed several designs and has supervised residences, office buildings, sports facilities and hotels. Among his notablecooperations these with the office of Alexander Samaras in 1997-2004 and Michael Graves in 1999-2000 stand out.
He was a Managing Director of the Public Enterprise for the Construction of Nursing facilities (DEPANOM SA), a member of the Board of Directors of OASA, Executive Vice President of ERGOSE SA
Loukas Lazarakis has been recently appointed as General Director of the Energy Unit at Intrakat, leading its dynamic expansion in the sector of Renewable Energy Sector.
Prior to Intrakat, he has served as the CEO of Nostira S.A., a renewable energy company with main activities the development, construction and asset management of RES units. He brings more than twenty years of executive experience in the Renewable Energy Industry.
Having joined Windsolar Hellas S.A. in 1999 as CFO, Loukas originally worked in Finance roles and in 2003 was one of the founders of RETD S.A., in which he held positions of CFO/CEO. In 2007, RETD S.A. became an EDF EN subsidiary and five years later was appointed CEO at EDF EN Hellas S.A. until June 2017.
During his career, he has gained a reputable experience in the Energy sector having developed major RES projects, summing up to hundreds of MWs, in Greece, Cyprus and Romania. Loukas was in charge of the strategic directions and financial decisions of the organizations he cooperated with, while implemented hundreds of millions of financing facilities and facilitated 500MW of RES projects in Greece.
He holds a degree in Economics from University of Piraeus.
The chairman of Attica Bank, Konstantinos Makedos, is a civil engineer and President of the Engineers and Public Works Contractors Fund (TMEDE) since it was founded, on January 1st, 2017. During his presidency, TMEDE became the first fully integrated provider of digital services in Greece, with steadily growing profitability and a strong role as guarantor and creditor for the engineering, contractor and designing sectors. Meanwhile, in 2018 the Fund became full member of the European Association of Guarantee Institutions (AECM); following a positive recommendation from the Bank of Greece, which concurred with the opinion of the European Central Bank (ECB), the Fund was evaluated and accredited as private institutional investor in Attica Bank.
Konstantinos Makedos is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Bank Association and elected member of the Assembly Presidium of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE), while in 2016, he served as the Vice-President of the Independently Employed Social Security Fund (ETAA). For several years, Konstantinos Makedos has been a member of the Steering Committee of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) and responsible for the Economic and Insurance-Actuarial affairs of the Chamber. Konstantinos Makedos has participated as an engineer and technical consultant in the design and implementation of large-scale infrastructure projects.
Ο Τάσος Μάνος, γεννημένος στην Αθήνα, έχει μεταπτυχιακό τίτλο στη Διοίκηση Επιχειρήσεων (ΜΒΑ) από το INSEAD στη Γαλλία με υποτροφία από το Ίδρυμα Μποδοσάκη και Εμπειρίκειο Ίδρυμα. Είναι κάτοχος μεταπτυχιακού διπλώματος σε Engineering Management (Πολυτεχνείο Κρήτης) και πτυχιούχος Ναυπηγός Μηχανολόγος Μηχανικός (Εθνικό Μετσόβιο Πολυτεχνείο).
Έχει διατελέσει Διευθυντής Προμηθειών (Βαλκάνια) για τον όμιλο LafargeHolcim (2016 έως 2018). Από το 2010 έως 2016, κατείχε διευθυντικές θέσεις στην ΑΓΕΤ Ηρακλής. Παράλληλα την ίδια περίοδο διετέλεσε Διευθύνων Σύμβουλος της ναυτιλιακής θυγατρικής ΑΝΕΗ. Έχει εργαστεί ως Διευθυντής Έργων - Εξαγορών και Συγχωνεύσεων στην ΔΕΗ Ανανεώσιμες, ως σύμβουλος επιχειρήσεων στην Boston Consulting Group και Γενικός Διευθυντής Επιχειρησιακών Λειτουργιών της PQH. Είναι συνιδρυτής νεοφυών επιχειρήσεων βιοϊατρικής τεχνολογίας.
Manos Manousakis is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer of Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO or ADMIE) since June 2017.
Previously, Mr. Manousakis was the CEO of OTE Rural North and South, having held various positions of responsibility in the Greek Telecommunications Company, where he played an instrumental role in the design of cutting-edge telecommunication services. He was appointed Secretary General of the Hellenic Ministry of Economy (2015), as well as a Director at Black Sea Trade and Development Bank for the same period.
Mr Manousakis holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. He has also academic experience having been a lecturer at the University of Piraeus. His career combines business development leadership and complex project management with country strategic planning.
Mr. Christos Megalou is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Board Member of the Board of Directors of Piraeus Bank SA. From 2013 to 2015 he was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Eurobank Ergasias SA. On 2015 and 2016 he acted as a Senior Advisor of Fairfax Financial Holdings in Toronto and London and from May 2016 was engaged as Senior Advisor of Advent International in London. Μr. Megalou held senior positions at Credit Suisse Investment Banking for over 16 years in London, UK. He was elected, for two consecutive runs, Chairman of the Hellenic Bankers Association in the UK (2010-2013), Deputy Chairman of the Hellenic Bank Association in Greece (2013-2015), Deputy Chairman of the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce in Greece (1993-1997), Distinguished Fellow of the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) in Washington USA (since 2016). He graduated with a BSc of Economics from the University of Athens (1981) and holds an MBA in Finance from Aston University in Birmingham, UK (1982).
« With an educational background of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the National Technical University of Athens, and post-graduate studies in business in UMIST and the Manchester Business School in the early ‘90s, all his professional career was in Sales and Marketing positions. After a route through companies and brands like Unilever, Samsung and FAGE, he joined Attiki Gas Supply Company, where he started as a Marketing Manager in 2006, moved to the Commercial Director position in 2009, and finally became the General Manager in January 2017”.
Mr. Konstantinos Mitzalis was born in Thessaloniki in 1952 and holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Since 1978 he has been the President and CEO of ETETH SA and since 2001 is the Managing Director of AVAX Group and member of the Board of Directors of a number of subsidiaries and companies affiliated with the Group.
In almost fifty years of his professional career, he had the opportunity to direct, supervise or contribute with his knowhow to a very large number of emblematic projects in Greece and abroad. His contribution to the successful introduction and adoption by the Greek market of innovative methods of project implementation such as concession contracts and Public-Private Partnerships projects has been decisive.
Indicative projects are Attiki Odos, the Patras-Athens-Thessaloniki-Evzoni national road, Egnatia Odos, the extensions of Lines 2 and 3 of the Athens Metro, a number of other railway infrastructures, the Trans-Adriatic Natural Gas Pipeline (TAP) as well as many other projects (building, energy, environmental and other).
To date, Mr. Konstantinos Mitzalis has undertaken a number of initiatives and positions to represent the technical companies of Greece. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Panhellenic Association of Technical Companies (SATE), the Association of Technical Companies of the Highest Classes (STEAT) and the first Board of Directors (IOK), a position in which he remained for 6 years as a representative of the country’s contracting organizations aiming at managing important trade issues concerning the construction sector of Greece. Today he is a member of the General Council of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).
Nicola Monti was Born in Varese (Italy), on July 6, 1962. He Graduated in Hydraulic-Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan in 1989. He held various positions from 1989 to 1996 in the International Development department of Snam Spa. From 1991 to 1993 he was project manager for the tenders for privatisation of the Argentinian gas networks and responsible for the development of the Argentina-Chile gas interconnection project. From 1994 to 1995 he was project manager of a technical assistance programme financed by the EU and implemented through a JV with Gazprom for the assessment of the reliability of the Russia-Europe gas transportation system.
Between 1996 and 1998 he was sales manager for South-East Asia at Ansaldo Energia and, from 1997 to 1998 Regional Manager in Indonesia and Thailand. In 1999, at Pirelli Cavi e Sistemi, he oversaw the project for the integration of the international sales network of the cables division of Siemens, acquired by it.
Mr. Monti joined Edison in 1999, as head of international development, and oversees Edison’s entry to the electricity generation market in Greece, the development of gas interconnections with Algeria and Greece and the start-up of gas import and sale activities in Spain. In 2007, he became head of development of the Exploration and Production division and, in 2009, following the acquisition of the Abu Qir gas field in Egypt, he came Head of Operations in North Africa and Middle East. In 2012 he became Executive Vice President of the Exploration and Production division and member of the Executive Committee of Edison Spa. In 2017, he also assumed the position of Executive Vice President of EDISON’s Power Asset and Engineering Division. On June 19th, 2019 he was appointed Director of the Board of Edison and from July 1st 2019 he is also in charge as Edison Chief Executive Officer.
Victor Papaconstantinou, Managing Director of Motor Oil Renewable Energy. From 2018 to 2021 served as General Manager of Strategic Planning and Development of Motor Oil Hellas. He was born in 1969. He holds a Degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and a MBA (Distinction) from Warwick Business School. He is a Fellow in the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Over a period of more than 20 years he has held a number of senior and top managerial positions in energy, industrial and consulting companies.
Nodas Paschalidis holds the position of Chief Executive Officer at Neurosoft S.A., a subsidiary of the OPAP Group and a member of the Board of Directors. He holds a degree in Production & Management Engineering from the Technical University of Crete (1995) and an MBA from the Imperial College Business School (1996) with specialization in Strategic Management. From the beginning of his career, he has been active in the field of Technology. In his 20+ years of experience, he has undertaken positions of increasing responsibility in IT companies, and he was a founding member in ICT startups in Greece and further abroad.
George Perdikaris is a senior executive at GEK TERNA Group and a member of the Group’s BoD since 2016.
As of 2012, he is also the Vice Chairman of TERNA ENERGY where he had held the position of the Chairman from 1999 to 2012.
Moreover, Mr. Perdikaris has served as the Executive Director of TERNA S.A. (2017-2019), the General Technical Manager (2017 -2019) as well as member of TERNA’S BoD from 2010 to 2019.
He was born in Lefkada in 1959 and he holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
He began his professional career in 1985 as an engineer at E.T.K.A. (now TERNA ENERGY S.A.) while he has also worked as construction manager as well as the Project Director in significant infrastructure and building projects.
Mr. Rigas is a founding shareholder of Energean. He is a Petroleum Engineer with a combination of oil & gas and investment banking experience.
He has been the CEO of the Group since 2007 and has led Energean to successful listings on the London Stock Exchange and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, and a couple of transformational deals, namely the acquisition of the Karish and Tanin fields, offshore Israel, in 2016, and the acquisition of Edison E&P in 2019. Under his leadership, Energean has been able to secure $3bn financing for its projects and become the first E&P company in the world ever to commit to becoming a net zero emitter by 2050.
Being a leader of a rapidly growing E&P group, Mr. Rigas won the ‘Executive of the Year’ at the Oil and Gas Council’s Awards of Excellence in 2018.
Prior to setting up Energean, Mr. Rigas spent 18 years in investment banking and private equity investments in oil & gas, project finance and shipping (Capital Connect Value Partners, Piraeus Bank’s Shipping Investment Banking division). As Vice President of Shipping, Energy & Project Finance at Chase Manhattan Bank in London (1993-1999), Mr. Rigas arranged financing in excess of US$5 billion, mainly in the oil & gas sector.
He holds a Degree in Mining and Metallurgical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and an MSc / DIC Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College.
Alexander Sarrigeorgiou is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of the Eurolife FFH Insurance Group.
He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies, member of the Advisory Board of Directors of Α.Μ. Nomikos Transworld Maritime Agencies S.A., member of the Executive Board of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania for Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Chairman of the Board of the Wharton Club of Greece and Chairman of the Hellenic Advisory Board of the South East European Studies (SEESOX), University of Oxford, member of the Board and the Executive Committee of the Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE). He is also member of the General Council of Hellenic Federation for Enterprises (SEV).
Amongst other Boards, he was on the Board of S&B Industrial Minerals Holdings S.A.R.L. as well as the Greek Capital Commission (Financial Markets Regulator), the Hellenic Institute for Insurance Studies and on the Board of Grivalia Hospitality S.A.
Mr. Sarrigeorgiou holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MSc and BSc in Civil Engineering, from Columbia University.
In the past he has worked for large multinational Groups in Greece and the USA.
Mr. Sifnaios graduated from the school of Mathematics and Applied Sciences of the University of Athens having completed a special program on studies, methods and applications of Linear Programming and Network Flows. He went on to work as a research and faculty assistant at Columbia University, New York, U.S. where he received a Master of Science (MSc) in Operational Research and Applied Business Administration.
Mr. Sifnaios started his professional career at Mobil Oil Hellas in 1987 as a Strategic Planning analyst. He continued in a number of positions within Sales and Marketing reaching the post of Sales Manager for South & Western Greece.
He was the transferred to Mobil Oil International in London and Madrid where he assumed posts in supply and trading.
In 1997 he moved to BP International, based in Brussels to work on the European restructuring of the company.
He returned in Greece as General Commercial Sales Manager for BP Greece (2000 – 2002) to then once more resume his international career within BP’s European supply chain till 2007.
As of June 2007, he works in Copelouzos Group initially as New Projects Manager and currently as Group Energy Director in the sector of Gas. He also manages the Alexandroupolis LNG Terminal Project, under development by Gastrade.
Mr. Sifnaios was born in Athens in 1960 and originates from the island of Lesvos.
Holds an Economics degree specializing in Econometrics from the University of Essex England and is a Fellow (FCA) member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
He began his career in 1989 with KPMG in London, specializing in banking and large multinational Groups before joining the international food and drink group DIAGEO in 1993, to assume senior Greek and European positions in Finance and Business development. During 1998-1999, he also worked for the development of the food sector business (Pillsbury) in Middle East and North Africa. Between 2000-2002 he worked as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer, in an ASE listed high-tech company (part of LEVENTIS Group) and in 2003 he joined PETROLA HELLAS as Chief Financial and IT Officer.
After the legal merger and operational integration of PETROLA HELLAS with HELLENIC PETROLEUM, he was appointed as CFO of the new Group in 2005 and became a member of the Group’s Executive Committee. In 2012, he assumed the responsibility for International subsidiaries and he was Deputy CEO during the period 2014-2015 and 2017-2019, when he became CEO.
He is a founding member of the American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) board of Corporate Governance and is also a member in a number of professional bodies including the Economic Chamber of Greece and ICAEW specialized faculties. In 2020, he was elected in the BoD of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) and from June 2021 he is the President of the Business Council for Sustainable Development (SEV VIAN).
Mr. Sigalas is the Vice President & Managing Director for Southern Europe. He joined Hill International in London in 2005 and since then has lead or served significant project management and advisory services appointments internationally. Among other, recent roles include Project Executive of the Owner’s Engineer Team for the Cyprus LNG Import Terminal Project, PM Director for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Healthcare Initiative Program, PM Director for the Re-development of Astir Palace, Project Executive of the Independent Engineer for the New International Airport of Heraklion Crete (Kasteli), He has been the Lead Technical Advisor on several asset acquisition or project finance transactions internationally working for investment funds and lenders. He holds the Degree of Civil Engineer from NTUA and a Master in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Mr Petros Souretis is INTRAKAT CEO since 2003 and Non-Executive Member of the BoD of INTRACOM HOLDINGS since 2020. He also served as CEO of INTRAMET until it merged with INTRAKAT in 2005 and as a Non-Executive member of the BoD of the INTRALOT GROUP from 2008 until 2019. In 2010 he was appointed CEO of KEKROPS SA and in 2019 Vice Chairman of the BoD of ATHENS RESORT CASINO HOLDINGS SA and REGENCY CASINO MONT PARNES SA. Mr Souretis currently holds senior executive positions in a number of INTRACOM HOLDINGS Group subsidiaries. From 1997 to 2003 he held various managerial positions at ELLINIKI TEHNODOMIKI-TEV. He holds a civil engineering degree from the University of Thessaloniki, a MSc from the City University of London and an International MBA degree from the Athens University of Economics and Business.
Dr Harry Tsavdaris is an Electrical and Computer Engineer with PhD in Decision Support Systems.
Currently holds the National Technology Officer position in Microsoft Greece Cyprus and Malta acting as a technology ambassador and promoting trust and confidence on the next generation technologies of the Public Sector and Regulated industries
Prior to Microsoft, worked as the Secretary General for Information Systems in the Greek Ministry of Finance responsible for the operation, support and implementation of all IT Systems in Ministry of Finance and most of the core systems of the Greek Government, definition of the IT Strategy of the Ministry of Finance and of the IT Strategy of the Greek Government.
He has extensive experience in the whole spectrum of government IT systems (central government, education, justice, public IT investment plans and project portfolio management), government data centers consolidation, transformation and operation and government interoperability frameworks
Christos Vinis was born and raised in Ioannina. He is a Civil and Environmental Engineer at Democritus University. He has been working as a freelancer since 2007 and from 2010 until recently he has been CEO – Manager of a construction company.
He has participated - as a researcher and engineer - in a number of studies covering the full spectrum of Technical Projects with specialisation in Environmental Impact Studies. He also participated in a large number of projects and constructions, either as a supervising engineer or in the preparation of measurements and certifications, providing integrated project management services for Private and Public Entities (preparation, submission, implementation and monitoring) that are included and funded by European and National Programs.
He is a member of the Board of Directors (BoD) of the Technical Chamber of Greece, while he has been a member of the BoD of the Hellenic Society of Civil Engineers (treasurer, secretary), as well as a full member of the Technical Board of ERGOSE. He was still a member of the BoD of Building Infrastructures (KTYP) with the responsibility for dealing with natural disasters and pre-earthquake inspection of school buildings, as well as a member of the BoD of the Youth Institute of the General Secretariat for Youth with a view to developing the Institute's policies.
Mr. Konstantinos Xifaras is the Chief Executive Officer of DEPA COMMERCIAL S.A.
He is a graduate of the Department of Production Engineering and Management of the Technical University of Crete (TUC) and is specialized in Operational Research.
In September 2019, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of DEPA at a crucial turning point for the company in view of the privatization process. Under his leadership, both the privatization preparatory stage and the corporate transformation in 3 distinct companies (DEPA Commercial, DEPA International Projects, DEPA Infrastructure) were successfully completed. At the same time, the renegotiation of all supply contracts was implemented, increasing, thus, the company’s competitiveness. All the aforementioned steps enabled DEPA to upgrade to an integrated energy company with competitive products, and to proceed to the implementation of critical decisions which helped key projects move forward. Today, DEPA Commercial has significant international activity through projects, such as the Eastern Mediterranean Pipeline, the IGB Interconnector, the Poseidon Pipeline Project, as well as the company’s participation in the construction of the new LNG Terminal in Alexandroupolis - all of which have showcased the strategic role of the company in the energy landscape of the wider region of Southeastern Europe and the East Mediterranean.
At the same time, Mr. Xifaras has been leading the effort to expand the company's activities through the use of state-of-the-art smart technologies (Small Scale LNG, Remote CNG), the spread of the use of CNG as a vehicle fuel through FISIKON refueling stations network, and the promotion of natural gas as a marine fuel with innovative development programs such as Poseidon Med II, BlueHUBS and SUPERGREEN. His vision includes the company’s penetration in RES and other reliable alternative energy sources markets, such as hydrogen and biomethane.
Today, Mr. Xifaras is the Vice Chairman of the Technical Chamber of Greece, the Secretary of the Greek National Committee in the World Energy Council (WEC), as well as the Greek National Representative in the WEC. He is one of the 18 Co-Chairs of the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance and member of the Governing Board of Eurogas.
Moreover, Mr. Xifaras has extended experience as a researcher and business consultant and has been appointed in leadership positions, in both private and public sector organizations. He has served as Special Advisor to the Leadership of the Ministries of Development (2005-2006) and the Environment, Energy and Climate Change (2013). He has also held the position of Director of the Office of the Deputy Minister of Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks, responsible for the management of the implementation and funds absorption of the NSRF 2007-2013, as well as, the design of the new Programming Period 2014-2020. Later that year, he was appointed CEO of the Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator, DESFA SA. Under his leadership, DESFA has demonstrated significant achievements in the fields of economic efficiency, while achieving also the implementation of a series of projects for the development and upgrade of the Natural Gas Transmission Network and the LNG facility in Revithoussa.
Alexander Zinell was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Fraport Greece on July 1, 2016. Prior to this assignment, Alexander Zinell was in charge of Global Investments and Management at Fraport, where he developed the portfolio of the group’s international airport investments. He chaired the supervisory boards of Fraport affiliates in Turkey, Russia and Bulgaria. Between 2004 and 2009 Alexander Zinell was General Manager of Antalya Airport.
Alexander Zinell holds degrees in business administration from the University of Cologne and HEC in Paris.
He was born in Athens in 1968 and holds a PhD and an MBA from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. He has worked as Deputy (acting) Chief Financial Officer at Emporiki Bank and at ABN AMRO Bank’s Financial Institutions Group in London. He joined Alpha Bank in 2007. In 2010 he was appointed Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and in 2012 he was appointed General Manager. Through these posts, he spearheaded capital raisings of several billions from foreign institutional shareholders, diversifying the Bank’s shareholder base, as well as significant mergers and acquisitions that contributed to the consolidation of the Greek banking market, reinforcing the position of the Bank. He was voted seventh best CFO among European banks (2014 and 2018) by institutional investors and analysts in the Extel international survey. He has been a Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank since November 2018 and Chief Executive Officer since January 2019.
Nikos Chatzinikolaou was born on October the 9th 1962, in Alexandroupolis, Evros. He started working as a journalist in 1983 covering education topics in the newspaper “MESIMVRINI”.
In 1984, he received the “Botsi” award for journalism. He then started to cover political issues. Meanwhile, he started his collaboration with the Sunday edition of the newspaper “Akropolis”, the newspaper “Ethnos” and the magazines “ENA” and “STATUS”.
In 1987, he started working for the newly founded radio “ATHINA 9,84”. At the same time he became member of the founding committee of the station. He also temporarily worked at the radio stations “ERA”, “SKY 100,4”, “PLANET” and “STATUS FM”.
In 1989, he started his collaboration with MEGA TV station. From 1998 until 2003 he was General Director of News and Information department of the station.
From 2003 until 2007, he collaborates with ALPHA TV Station, as Executive Vice President and General Director of News and Information department and later, as Chairman and CEO.
From April 2007 until October 2011 he collaborates with ALTER TV station.
In September 2007 he founded along with Andreas Kouris the «Real Group», which owns the radio station “Real Fm 97.8” in Athens, “Real Fm 107.1” in Salonica, “Ellinikos 93,2” in Athens, the weekly (every Sunday) newspaper “Real News” and the news portal “Real.gr”.
In 2012 Nikos Chatzinikolaou created his own personal site-blog “Enikos.gr” and the financial news blog “Enikonomia.gr”.
From September 2013 until June 2016, he collaborates with STAR Channel TV Station.
Since January 2017, he is the anchorman of the main news edition of ANT1 TV Station.
Nikos Chatzinikolaou is board member of European Newspaper Publishers Association (ENPA).
Katia Makri is journalist at Antenna Channel, one of the leading television networks in Greece. She has more than 20 years experience as a political editor, and worked during that time for Ethnos, Eleftherotypia and Real newspapers, Star Channel, Alter Channel, Real, Alpha and Flash Radio. She was born in Athens, she has a master in European Studies and speaks fluently English and Italian.
Yannis Papadopoulos has served as political editor, editor in chief and news director at Apogevmatini, Agora and Realnews newspapers, ET2, ET1, Antenna, Alpha and Bluesky TV channels. He has also served as press attaché at the Presidency of the Hellenic Republic (at the pleasure of Presidents Stephanopoulos, Papoulias, Pavlopoulos). He has a BSc in Politics and International Relations (LSE), a MSc in International Business Administration (SOAS University of London) and he is currently a PhD candidate in Media and Communication (Leicester University). He is a member of European Association of Communication Directors (EACD
Ioannis Politis is a journalist and political analyst with more than 30 years of professional experience in major newspapers, radio stations and television channels.
He worked for 28 years as a political columnist and head of its electronic edition for newspaper “TA NEA”. He joined MEGA Channel since its start and worked for 14 years as a political editor, head of the Political Reporters team and news anchorman. He served as General Manager of Athens 9.84, City and Vima FM radio stations. He also worked for the Greek Public Television (ERT) as a political commentator in the Evening News and as News Magazine anchor.
Today he works as columnist for “REAL News” newspaper and anchors the X2 program in Action24 Channel. He is the editor of "Politisonline" site and a spokesman for the European Public Law Organization. An honorary professor, he teaches "Information Sources" at the UoA Department of Communication & Media Studies.
He is Ambassador of Special Olympics Hellas and of the Association of Social Responsibility for Children and Youth (SKEP). He won the annual journalism prize from the Botsis Foundation.
He was born in 1961 in Meganisi, Lefkada. He has an MBA (East London University) and a BA in Communication & Mass Media (Queen Margaret University).
Panos N. Polyzoidis studied Political Science at the University of Athens and obtained a MSc in Politics with Special Reference to the Middle East at the School of Oriental and African Studies - University of London. He read towards a PhD carrying out research in Politics (on the relationship between Turkish nationalism and Turkey's foreign policy). Later, he attended the BBC Business Management Course as well as BBC Broadcast Journalism Training.
In Athens, he has worked as parliamentary, European Parliament and political correspondent. In London, he worked at the BBC World Service and as London correspondent for Greek media. In Istanbul he worked as correspondent for the BBC Greek Service and Greek media.
Back in Athens, he has worked for a number of media outlets, including the BBC World Service (as correspondent and business development representative), Athens International Radio (as managing editor), SKAI Group (as Head of New Media and later as adviser to the management and commentator), Real FM, City 99.5, Vima FM (as a current affairs radio presenter). He has also managed a number of online news projects as well as EU-funded programmes and served as Senior Adviser on Foreign Media at the Secretariat General for Information and Communication.
Currently, he is Assistant Media Officer at Cedefop (the EU’s Centre for the Development of Vocational Education and Training) in Thessaloniki.
I am currently working as a news anchor at Antenna television, a private television station based in Athens.
I worked for more than four years at Mega TV, (also a private television station in Greece), anchoring the main news bulletin of the station and covering political stories as a political correspondent.
I spent more than ten years at ERT, the Greek public television, reporting and also anchoring news bulletins and news programs in Greek and in English.
I have studied law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in Greece and I had my Master’s Degree in International Journalism at City University in London.
I speak fluently English, French and Spanish.
I had several work placements at the Associated Press Television News (APTN) in London, at the Greek service of BBC World in London and at the CNN headquarters in Atlanta. I also collaborated with Greek Journalists at the UN headquarters in New York.
I have collaborated with the weekly magazine of the Greek newspaper «Κathimerini», (www.kathimerini.gr) and I also used to freelance for the Greek newspaper “Eleutheros Tipos”, (www.e-tipos.com), writing articles related to international news.
Alpha Bank was founded in 1879 by J.F. Costopoulos. The Alpha Bank Group is one of the leading Groups of the financial sector in Greece. It offers a wide range of high-quality financial products and services in the domestic and international market and has one of the highest capital adequacy ratios in Europe.
Since its establishment 20 years ago, QUALCO Group has evolved into a leader in Credit and Receivables management services, covering all aspects of the debt lifecycle. We bring together a unique combination of technology, data analytics, operations and capital that enables individuals and businesses to optimise their finances and operations. The Group has its headquarters in Athens with full offices in the UK and Cyprus and sales presence in France, Portugal, Germany, Hungary and Brazil, while it serves over 70 major clients in more than 30 countries.
Attica Bank was established in 1924 and is one of the most historic Banks in Greece.
It offers a full range of banking products and services for individuals, small & medium enterprises and large companies, such as:
Leasing and Factoring
Stock trading services, mutual fund management
Bank insurance products
Attica Bank has a network of 51 branches spread out all over Greece and serves over 130k active clients.
Currently, the Bank is focusing on its digital transformation, which will lead to its transition to the phygital era and the creation of a new banking experience for its customers.
With headquarters in Greece and a significant international presence, the Intrakat Group is a leading player in the country’s construction sector engaged in infrastructure development, commercial and industrial construction and steel structure manufacturing, as well as telecommunications, renewable energy, environmental management and real estate development projects for the public and private sectors.
A key member of Intracom Holdings, a leading Group of multinational high-tech companies, Intrakat undertakes complex large-scale construction projects in Greece and abroad, leveraging a network of highly specialized subsidiaries in Greece and the Balkans.
GEK TERNA Group is one of the leading business Groups in Greece with operations also in Central and Southeast Europe, the USA and the Middle East.
The Group has a leading position in the fields of infrastructure, energy production, supply and trade from thermal sources and RES, concessions, waste management and real estate development & management.
With a total number of almost 4,000 employees around the world, the Group has invested more than €2.5 billion in the last years.
The current construction backlog of the Group settles at the high level of € 1.6 billion, while the total capacity of the energy plants that the Group owns or participates reaches 2,500 MW.
GEK TERNA (www.gekterna.com) is listed in the Athens Stock Exchange (FTSE / Athex Large Cap).
Founded in 1998, Hellenic Petroleum is one of the leading energy groups in South East Europe, with activities and presence in six countries. Its shares are primarily listed on the Athens Exchange (ATHEX: ELPE) with a secondary listing on the London Stock exchange (LSE: HLPD), while its two bond issues are listed on the Luxemburg Stock Exchange.
Refining is the Group’s core business, accounting for 75% of total assets, owning three of the four refineries in Greece, of total capacity of 340 kbpd, with a 60% share of the Greek wholesale oil products market.
The Group is the domestic ground fuels marketing leader, with a retail network of c.1,700 petrol stations throughout Greece as well as LPG, industrial, aviation and marine fuels and lubricants businesses. It also owns a network of over 300 petrol stations in Cyprus, Serbia, Bulgaria, Montenegro and FYROM.
The Group’s E&P activities are focused in Greece in various offshore and onshore areas mainly in Western Greece and west of Crete. Hellenic Petroleum is the sole petrochemicals producer in Greece with domestic market share exceeding 50% and exports c. 65% of sales. It is also active in the power sector through ELPEDISON, in renewables as well as in natural gas through 35% participation in DEPA Group.
With headquarters in Greece and a significant international presence, the Intrakat Group is a leading player in the country’s construction sector engaged in infrastructure development, commercial and industrial construction and steel structure manufacturing, as well as telecommunications, renewable energy, environmental management and real estate development projects for the public and private sectors.
A key member of Intracom Holdings, a leading Group of multinational high-tech companies, Intrakat undertakes complex large-scale construction projects in Greece and abroad, leveraging a network of highly specialized subsidiaries in Greece and the Balkans.
Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc. is a U.S. corporation that develops, manufactures, and assembles complete fuel cell systems, and the critical components for fuel cells in the renewable energy sector. Advent is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with offices in California, Greece, Denmark, Germany, and the Philippines. With approximately 190 patents issued, licensed, or pending for its fuel cell technology, Advent holds the IP for next-generation HT-PEM that enable various fuels to function at high temperatures under extreme conditions – offering a flexible “Any Fuel. Anywhere.” option for the automotive, aviation, defense, oil and gas, marine and power generation sectors
CHOOSE STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS PARTNER is an integrated communications and consulting agency that responds to the needs of its clients’ areas of expertise and at the same time it utilizes and highlights their potential to the full through:
Strategic Planning & Research Services
Development of Integrated Communication Plans
Creative and Content Production for all media, off and on line
Digital Marketing Services (SEM, Google Ads, Social Media Marketing, Community MGMT)
Choose is distinguished by the excellent knowledge of the business environment, the ability to identify opportunities that meet complex communication goals, to successfully meet challenges, to create networks of high scientific expertise, in order to act as a valuable consultant in the fields of Communication, Media, Marketing, Advertising and Business Development.
Market and Consumer Research & Analysis, Trends Monitoring
Brand Strategy and Development
Social Media Marketing
Digital Transformation and Growth
Choose has an excellent in-house team of experienced partners in the field of Advertising and Communication and a Creative department comprising of individuals with years of experience in advertising agencies. Special emphasis has been given in the team responsible for the conceptualization and implementation of Communication Strategy and the creation of native content.
At the same time, it has created a network of specialized partners / specialists providing targeted analysis in specific areas of interest.
DEPA –the company that has pioneered natural gas in Greece, making a significant investment of 3,2 bn € in the energy industry, since 1988. Having marked a 30-year presence in the Greek market, DEPA has a substantial contribution to the growth of the Greek economy, environmental protection and improvement of the quality of life in local communities.
DEPA invests on new activities such as Small Scale LNG and Remote CNG, in order to bring natural gas to more and more regions across the country.
Through its extensive commercial activity as well as its participation in major international infrastructure projects, DEPA upholds supply sufficiency and security for the country under competitive terms and undertakes significant initiatives to enable Greece to play a leading role as a hub of natural gas transit towards Europe.
Moreover, DEPA closely follows global trends, working with stakeholders to shape relevant developments in European and regional markets, and actively seeks strategic partnerships to promote new EU and international initiatives of common interest.
With DEPA as a basic leverage tool, the investment horizon is broadened and the business opportunities are multiplied across the Eastern Mediterranean Region, covering the whole network of corresponding activities.
Edison is a leading Italian and European operator in the supply, production and sale – with a network of over 350 sales points – of electricity, natural gas and services to domestic and business clients. Founded over 135 years ago, Edison has contributed to the electrification and development of Italy. It now operates in Italy, Europe and the Mediterranean basin, employing 5,000 people. Edison views sustainability as a business driver and a means of value creation. This is why the company is committed to moving its business activity in the direction set out by the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Our sustainability policies are based around six action areas: sustainability of business processes, combating climate change, developing people and talent, relationships with customers and the market, protection of biodiversity, interaction with stakeholders and shared planning.
The Eurobank Group, consisting of Eurobank S.A. (Eurobank) and its subsidiaries, is a strong banking group active in six countries, with total assets of €70.9 billion and 11,329 employees. Eurobank Ergasias Services and Holdings S.A. (Eurobank Holdings) is the parent company of Eurobank Group.
With a total network of 623 branches in Greece and abroad, Eurobank offers a comprehensive range of financial products and services to its retail and corporate customers. In Greece, Eurobank operations encompass a retail banking network, dedicated business centers, a Private Banking network and a dynamic digital presence. Eurobank also has presence in Bulgaria, Serbia, Cyprus, Luxembourg and United Kingdom (London).
Eurobank’s philosophy focuses on providing quality services to its customers, paying attention to their particular and diverse needs.
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Beyond core business activity Eurobank, responding to the needs of today’s ever-changing environment, consistently designs actions relating to social and environmental issues, adopting responsible practices that promote transparency and business ethics. Eurobank links its business decisions to environmental sustainability, social responsibility and corporate governance (ESG).
Eurolife FFH, member of Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., designs, provides and promotes insurance products and services that respond to all the needs of today’s consumer.
It holds a leading position in the Greek insurance market and collaborates with a wide network of insurance partners from all over the country. The company steadily achieves high profitability and has high capital adequacy that surpasses the European supervising requirements. As such, Eurolife FFH is always able to meet its obligations towards its clients.
Recognizing its role in the society, the company is committed to give back to the people part of its annual profits. Through an integrated corporate social responsibility program, Eurolife FFH stands right by the people’s side, implementing activities on: (a) the quality of life and its improvement, (b) the promotion of education and culture, (c) the entrepreneurship and the economy, supporting initiatives that envision a future with more possibilities and optimism.
HEDNO was established in 2012 after the spin-off of the Distribution Segment of PPC S.A. Today it is a 100% subsidiary of PPC S.A., but organizationally and functionally independent Company.
Through the Medium and Low Voltage networks, HEDNO delivers electricity to 7.5 million customers, while the Company manages the High Voltage networks in Attiki and in the Non-Interconnected islands. In terms of number of customers served and the total length of the network lines, 240.000 km-nearly six times the earth΄s perimeter- HEDNO is one of the largest Distribution Companies in the EU.
HEDNO employs about 6,000 individuals, who are allocated throughout the country.
The fundamental task of HEDNO, is to ensure the efficient operation, maintenance and development of the country΄s distribution network, the management of the Non-Interconnected islands electricity systems and to provide non-discriminatory access to the Network, for all energy consumers, dispersed generators and electricity suppliers.
OTE Group is the largest technology company in Greece. It is one of the top three listed companies with respect to capitalization, in the Athens Stock Exchange and is also listed in the London Stock Exchange. Deutsche Telekom holds 46.9% of OTE’s share capital and the Greek State holds 5.6%. OTE Group employsover 12,000 people in Greece and approximately 18,000 people in total.
OTE Group offers a wide range of services: fixed and mobile telephony, broadband services, pay television and integrated ICT solutions. In addition to its core telecommunications activities, the Group in Greece is also involved in maritime communications and real-estate. Abroad, the Group operates in the telecommunications market of Romania, where it offers fixed-line and mobile communications, as well as pay TV services.
COSMOTE is the unified commercial brand for all the products and services of the Group and its key message is “a better world, for all”. Its mission is to bring technological capabilities to all, so that everyone can live and enjoy at the fullest all possibilities offered now, while also building on them for a better tomorrow.
C&M Engineering is a leading consulting engineering company, in Project Management & Control, Design & Engineering, Construction Management & Supervision, in South East Europe.
At a pace of steady growth, it is considered to be among the most dynamic Greek companies, actively participating in the most significant projects within its wider region, as well as large Tourist and Industrial investments in Greece.
In the Energy sector, C&M Engineering participates/ed in the implementation of Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution projects (East Med/Poseidon, TAP AG, IGB, DESFA’s West Macedonia Pipeline, DEPA-DESFA’s Small Scale LNG, DESFA’s Compressor Station), LNG Terminals (Revithoussa), Power Generation & Distribution (Ptolemais Power Plant UNIT V/PPC, Megalopolis Combined Cycle Power Plant/PPC, HERON 1 & 2, South Rhodes Power Station/PPC), as well as Industrial and Tourist projects in Greece (Papastratos-Philip Morris International, Euphoria Retreat/Mystras, Costa Navarino).
C&M Engineering’s corporate principles and source of its credibility lie on its investment in highly trained human resources and in strong international partnerships.
Attiki Natural Gas Distribution Company
Attiki Natural Gas Distribution Company (EDA Attikis) is the natural gas operator in Attica in the framework of the provisions of Law 4001/2011 regarding the operation of the natural gas market. It is the Company that distributes natural gas daily with safety and reliability to thousands of households and businesses in Attica.
EDA Attikis strives through its seamless operations to safely and reliably distribute natural gas to Attica consumers, provide contemporary and cost-effective energy solutions to its customers and achieve a wider expansion and sustainable development of the natural gas market.
EDA Attikis invests in a clean future, operating and developing one of the most modern and safe gas networks in Europe which distribute a form of energy that respects the environment and people.
Fysiko Aerio the Hellenic Energy Company is an integrated energy provider, active in the electricity market too, after its long history as a natural gas provider. With a legacy of more than 160 years and the priceless experience and expertise they imply, the company is continuously upgrading its customer experience, investing in modern technologies.
The permanent goal of the company is to provide personalized services, a holistic energy experience as well as additional benefits to its customers, going beyond the standard relationship with energy. Plus, it builds its own ecosystem being active in new areas of sustainability, such as electromobility and smart solutions for domestic and business use.
Fysiko Aerio counts more than 500 selling points across Greece and 420,000 households, 9,000 business customers, 200 industrial customers and is also implementing its geographical expansion plan throughout Greece, remaining always close to its consumers 24/7.
Fraport Greece was created in 2015 and is responsible for maintaining, operating, managing, upgrading and developing 14 regional airports in Greece over a period of 40 years.
Fraport Greece is responsible for operating the Aktion, Chania, Corfu, Kavala, Kefalonia, Kos, Mykonos , Mytilini Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, Skiathos, Thessaloniki and Zakynthos.
As part of its mandate for taking over management and operations at the 14 airports, Fraport Greece implements a comprehensive plan for the modernization and development of the airports. The company’s plan includes development works for upgrading the airports’ facilities, which will contribute significantly to improving the overall customer travel experience, while responding to the expected increase in passenger traffic. Fraport Greece invests a minimum of 440 million euros for development works until 2021.
The shareholders of Fraport Greece are Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide, the Copelouzos Group and Marguerite the 2020 European Fund.
GASTRADE S.A. is a Greek utility company which develops, exploits, operates and manages natural gas systems in a safe, reliable and financially sound manner.
It is the first enterprise operating in Greece that has received a license for an Independent Natural Gas System from the Ministry of Environment and Energy.
GASTRADE is developing in the sea area of Alexandroupolis an offshore floating unit for the reception, storage and re-gasification of LNG which will secure new natural gas quantities for the supply of the Greek and the regional SE European markets, offering new sources and routes of natural gas supply, promoting competition to the benefit of the end consumers, enhancing the security of supply in Greece and the Balkan markets, improving the reliability and flexibility of the Greek National Natural Gas Transmission System and of the regional and trans-European gas networks and contributing to the achievement of the environmental targets of Greece.
Commercial operations of Alexandroupolis INGS are expected to commence in 2022.
For more information visit the official website of the company: www.gastrade.gr
HILL INTERNATIONAL is a global construction consulting firm providing Program and Project Management, Independent Engineer, Owner’s Engineer, Technical Assistance, Technical Due Diligence and a range of consulting services to support Investors and/or Governments for planning, maturing and implementing major capital programs worldwide. The headquarters of HILL INTERNATIONAL are in Philadelphia of the USA, the company is listed on the NYSE and has distinctive operational presence with major transport and energy infrastructure projects in Greece and Southern Europe.
Neurosoft is a leading Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Integrator providing innovative solutions and services with the aim of increasing efficiency and security. The company has been listed in the Italian Stock Exchange since 2009, OPAP being the majority shareholder, while currently employing 200+ highly skilled professionals. Operating in Greece, Cyprus and SEE, Neurosoft portfolio offers state-of-the-art solutions and services in Infrastructure (network, cloud, security), Cyber and Field, while supporting the whole lifecycle of business operations from Design and Consulting to Support and Managed Services. Commitment to excellence is what Neurosoft believes in, with the development of innovative and agile solutions resulting from business and technology experience.
The mission of Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO or ADMIE), the Greek TSO, is to ensure the continuous and uninterrupted electricity supply nationwide, fulfilling all quality, safety and efficiency criteria. IPTO guarantees equal and non-discriminatory access to the System for all users and performs its duties as Transmission System Operation in the most efficient manner with optimal utilization of all available resources, contributing to national development, serving the public interest and creating value for all our stakeholders. IPTO is planning and implementing major grid infrastructure projects of a total value of EUR 5 billion as part of its Ten-Year Development Plan, interconnecting the islands with the mainland of Greece.
Piraeus Bank was founded in 1916. Today it represents the leading Bank in Greece with 30% market share in terms of customer loans and 29% in terms of customer deposits.
The Bank is committed to assuming a leading role in the Greek economy, actively supporting economic activity and extroversion by providing specialized solutions and high-level services to its 5.5 mn customers.
Piraeus Bank was the only Greek bank that participated in a core group of 30 banks from all over the world under UNEP FI that created the Principles for Responsible Banking and the implementation framework. Today, around 190 banks have already signed up, amongst which are some of the largest financial institutions in the world.
The Principles of Responsible Banking define the framework within which sustainable banking will develop. The adoption of the Principles will harmonize the Banking Sector globally, with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement.
REDS S.A., member of the ELLAKTOR Group of companies, is one of the leading Real Estate Development Companies in Greece, listed on the Athens Stock Exchange.
The Company is focused on the development of Retail and Entertainment Centers, high-quality Residential complexes, Exhibition Centers, as well as Office buildings and Mixed-use developments.
The company's business strategy is based on identifying properties with high development prospects, securing the necessary Town Planning terms and creating partnerships with distinguished architects, designers, tenants and investors in order to achieve the development and operation of Projects with high commercial value. Additionally, the opportunity of expanding synergies with other business units of ELLAKTOR group, remains a key factor in the implementation of the above strategy and the achievement of the Company’s development goals.
REDS S.A. operates in Greece and Romania. The company's portfolio consists of award-winning projects, on an international level that reflects the identity, the philosophy as well as the quality and the high standard of its work. REDS has built and operates the Smart Park Retail Park while Alimos Marina and Cambas Project, are currently under development.
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ATEKE S.A is a large and rapidly growing design - construction company in Greece with over 40 years of dynamic presence into gas and oil industry. Company's expertise is no longer limited only to the field of petroleum products, but extends with the same success to the construction of gas stations / LPG and compressed natural gas (CNG), having already completed 9 CNG and 15 more are scheduled to be constructed within 2022.
ATEKE also has a wide range of activity in building projects, metal constructions, hotel enterprises, natural gas networks. Always with the most suitable and complete human resources, it offers the required scientific and technical support by applying modern quality management systems ISO 9001:2015, ISO 1801:2008 /OHSAS 18001: 2007, ISO 1090-1 :2009 + Α1 :2011 in the projects that it is called upon to undertake. ATEKE S.A company is constantly improving its services by adopting the innovative developments of technology, constantly training its highly trained personel, while at the same time expanding its strategically important partnerships (EDA, DEPA, PETROGAZ).
ATTIKO METRO S.A. is a Greek state-owned company with an extensive experience in the Strategic Planning, Feasibilities Studies, Funding, Design, Tendering, Construction and Project Management of Urban Transport Infrastructure projects such as the Metro and Tram. Attiko Metro provides services to public and private entities in Greece and abroad.
The areas of Attiko Metro’s expertise cover:
· Strategic Planning & Feasibility Studies
· Cost estimation & Financing
· Funding Requests & Funding Structuring
· Contracts Structuring & Preparation
· Engineering & Architecture
· Project & Construction Management
· Commitments & Procedures
· Urban Redevelopment & Environmental Management
· Testing and Commissioning
AXIA Ventures Group Ltd (“AXIA”), member of AXIA FINANCIAL GROUP, is a leading regional privately-owned investment banking group providing financial advisory services and capital market-related services to corporate and institutional clients. AXIA also has presence in the US through its subsidiary, AXIA Capital Markets LLC, a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA specializing mainly in the shipping and transportation industries. With considerable experience in executing large transactions while at the same time rising to the challenge of helping smaller clients optimize their growth and business strategy; AXIA has presence in Nicosia (Headquarters), Athens (Branch), Lisbon (Branch), New York (subsidiary), Milan (representative office) and London (representative office).
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The Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator (DESFA), established in 2007, is the owner of the National Natural Gas System (NNGS), consisted of the National Natural Gas Transmission System and the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal of Revithoussa, having the full and exclusive right on the operation, management, utilization and development of the NNGS and its interconnections.
In 2018, the ownership of the Operator changes by the acquisition of the 66% of DESFA by the Senfluga consortium, backed up by leading European TSOs. In 2020, DAMCO Energy, a Copelouzos’ group company, joins the consortium, while the Greek State continues to maintain a 34% stake of the company. DESFA becomes a strategic player in SE Europe, standing out among the Top of Europe in the energy sector.
DESFA aims to serve its Users with safety, reliability and efficiency, offering to major market players’ services regulated by RAE, as well as non-regulated ones. Possessing extensive experience as a gas infrastructure operator and being manned with highly skilled personnel, DESFA is a reliable partner in the ongoing international energy projects in Southeastern Europe.
Top tier FTSE 250 E&P company (LSE: ENOG) by market capitalisation, also listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE:אנאג).
Majority operated portfolio with a balanced mix of exploration, development and production assets in nine countries across the Mediterranean and UK North Sea.
World’s first E&P company to commit to net zero emissions by 2050*, and investigating all options to accelerate this target. Τransitioned to gas and evaluating carbon capture & storage and eco-hydrogen projects in the Prinos basin, in Greece.
Medium-term production target of 200,000 boepd, over 70% of which will be gas Strong and de-risked balance sheet. Raised the largest ever EMEA energy international high yield bond in early 2021 and remain fully funded for all projects.
Focused on delivering key gas development projects in Israel, Egypt and Italy, which will provide substantial near-term growth and value realisation.
Striving to meet the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals through day-to-day operations and a wide range of CSR initiatives.
*Scope 1 and 2 emissions
Building the only FPSO in the East Mediterranean to develop the multi-tcf deepwater Karish, Karish North and Tanin gas fields offshore Israel.
Karish 91.5% complete at 31 July 2021, firmly on track to deliver first gas mid - 2022.
Four key additional growth projects in Israel:
- Karish North: FID taken January 2021, first gas 2H 2023.
- Second oil train: enables liquids production to approximately 32 kbopd.
- Gas export riser: enables gas production above 6.5 Bcm/yr.
- Growth drilling programme: 3 firm + 2 optional wells, first well expected to spud 1Q 2022.
Gas sales agreements signed with Israeli offtakers to supply approximately 7.2 Bcm/yr of gas on plateau, which have floor pricing, take-or-pay and/or exclusivity provisions that protect against downside commodity price risk.
FID taken on the revised Epsilon satellite tie-back project, offshore Greece, first oil expected in 1H 2023.
Cassiopea gas development project, offshore Italy, on track to deliver first gas in 1H 202
EnExGroup consists of Hellenic Energy Exchange S.A. (HEnEx S.A.) and EnΕx Clearing House S.A. (EnExClear S.A.).
HEnEx S.A. was founded on 18.06.2018, following a spin-off of the Electricity Market branch of LAGIE S.A. and currently DAPEEP.S.A. Building upon accrued experience of more than a decade, operating continuously and consistently the Day-Ahead Scheduling Energy Transactions System, HEnEx S.A. has been designated by the Greek Regulator (Regulatory Authority for Energy-RAE) as Nominated Electricity Market Operator (NEMO) for the operation of the Day-Ahead and Intraday Electricity Markets.
Since 16.03.2020, following the approval of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission (HCMC), HEnEx S.A is also operating the Energy Financial Market, as Market Operator of the Energy Derivatives Market.
EnExClear S.A., a subsidiary of HEnEx founded on 02.11.2018, is responsible for the clearing and settlement of transactions concluded in the Day-Ahead and Intraday Markets, as well as the clearing and settlement of positions in the Balancing Market.
EnExGroup has also undertaken the organization and operation of Greek Gas and Environmental Markets.
ERGOSE SA was established in 1996 as a subsidiary of OSE and belongs to Public Companies and Organizations. The company's mission is the completion of a modern railway network which will constitute a significant development pillar for the Greek economy and society, contributing to the safety and speed of transport of people and goods. In this context, ERGOSE SA currently manages the expansion and modernization projects of the railway lines and facilities of OSE that are co-financed by the Operational Programs of the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) 2014-2020, by the Financial Mechanism "Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) 2014-2020, as well as projects financed purely by national resources necessary in order to complete the investments of the co-financed Programs, while at the same time it is involved in railway project abroad with a particularly active presence in the Balkan area. The company currently employs 199 experienced and highly trained executives and has been providing its services for more than two decades, responding effectively and reliably to the needs of implementation of projects through its modern organization and structure, and high quality systems.
Microsoft Corporation Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq “MSFT”) was founded in 1975 and is currently the largest software development and production company in the world. It is headquartered in Redmond, Washington (USA) and has subsidiaries in more than 150 countries, employing more than 156,000 people worldwide.
Microsoft’s mission is to help every person, business, and organization, to maximize their potential, using technology. In this light, Microsoft® invests over $ 19 billion each year in research and development, and its products are always designed to expand the personal and business potential of all of us.
Microsoft in Greece
Microsoft Hellas has been active in Greece since 1992, providing products and services that are utilized in almost all professional, educational and personal activities of Greeks, while thousands of companies, organizations and public bodies rely on its technology and the solutions it offers.
It currently employs 220 people in the local office while many Greeks work in Microsoft offices around the world.
Microsoft Hellas’ vision is to make the technology accessible to all Greeks and to contribute substantially to the development of the Greek economy and to the support of the local community.
Microsoft Partner Network
Microsoft Hellas has an extensive network of Affiliates and Resellers throughout the country. Specifically, about 3000 Greek IT companies participate in the Microsoft Partner Program.
Microsoft provides a wide range of consulting, training and technical services, providing comprehensive support to its partners and clients. More specifically, in the field of services, Microsoft has a global organization that provides integrated consulting services (Microsoft Consulting Services – MCS), as well as technical support services for its products (Product Support Services – PSS). Through this division, Microsoft is able to offer its high-end clients high-quality consulting and support, along with its partners.
Motor Oil plays a leading role in the sector of crude oil refining of petroleum products in Greece, as well as the greater eastern Mediterranean region, supplying its customers with a wide range of high-quality products.
The Refinery with its ancillary plants and fuel distribution facilities forms the largest privately-owned industrial complex in Greece, and is considered one of the most modern refineries in Europe.
It has the capacity to process various types of crude oil and manufactures a wide range of oil products. It supplies commercial oil companies in Greece, but the bulk of its production is sold abroad. Moreover, it is the only refinery that produces base oils in Greece.
NOISIS DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS S.A.
NOISIS DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS S.A. was established in 1998 with the purpose of providing specialized consulting services to companies and organizations in the Private and Public Sector. Today, NOISIS S.A. has a network of offices situated in Athens, Thessaloniki and Western Macedonia and holds a leading position in the Consulting Services sector, based on its clientele and approved investment project.
The services provided by NOISIS DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS S.A. cover the entire range of business solutions, with a particular emphasis in the sectors of Financing and Investment Project Management, Strategic and Business Plans, Business Organization, as well as providing services to the Public Sector.
NOISIS S.A. has extensive experience and expertise in placing investments in Development Law, having successfully manage a significant number of proposals in the fields of manufacturing, Logistics, hotel business, renewable energy, production software, broadband infrastructure, etc. contributing significantly to the rise of business in Greek territory.
PAPERPACK is currently the largest Paper Packaging Industry in Greece. With a history of more than 130 years, it is present in the production of B2B paper packaging in the fields of Medicines, Personal Hygiene, Food, Beverages, Cigarettes, and General Packaging. Products produced use as main raw material Cardboard and Writing Paper and are used by PAPERPACK’s customers, in their last production stage, that is in the packaging of their products to be available for sale to final consumers. Product categories of PAPERPACK are the Boxes made of cardboard and the pharmaceutical leaflets of writing paper. The R&D of new production capabilities but also the improvement of the existing ones, are a continuous and strategic investment for PAPERPACK, which has as a starting point the continuous monitoring of the global market trends and developments in the company's fields of activity, and the continuous fulfillment of the needs of its customers.
At PwC Greece, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 250,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. We have premises in Athens and Thessaloniki and more than 1,000 employees.
Our teams consist of internationally renowned consultants, with deep knowledge of each industry and years of professional experience. They combine a wide range of skills in strategy, processes, finance, human resources, risk management and technology.
We invest time in understanding the activity and challenges our customers face. We leverage our knowledge of both local and international markets and reevaluate traditional practices, aiming at designing and implementing an effective strategy that responds to specific market needs and trends, building trusting relationships.
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Uni Systems, a member of Quest Group with roots in 1964, is a long-standing strategic ICT partner to financial institutions, public organizations, telecom operators, enterprises and institutions in the European region, providing integrated solutions and value added services. Today, the Company invests substantially in its European perspective and demonstrates a proven track record of achievements in complex and critical IT projects in more than 25 countries through its subsidiaries in Belgium, Romania, Luxembourg, Italy and Spain. For more information, please visit: www.unisystems.com
In the last year we have been faced with a new reality, an unexpected and at the same time unprecedented situation. The coronavirus pandemic COVID 19, came, to change habits and everyday life. It directly affects the rhythms of our life, business, travel and work.
At KALIKA Med Care with twenty years of experience in the healthcare sector and the organization and administration of health services, we coordinate and serve daily every request for collection, analysis and diagnosis of COVID19 samples.
With a sense of responsibility we provide comprehensive protection and safety services related to COVID19 at home, in business, in the hotel, in marinas, sports facilities, concert venues etc.
· Diagnostic test in companies, hotels, concert venues, sports facilities, group activities, drive-through
· We organize specialized teams at any venue such as hotels, businesses, restaurants, events, sports arenas with a supervising doctor, certified nurses, secretarial support for mass sampling throughout Greece
· COVID19 healthcare strategy (protocol, positive case management, liaison with public agencies for tracking etc.) according to your needs
· Special packages for the provision of health surveillance by a doctor certified for COVID19 by the American College of Physicians
For individuals, groups, travel agencies etc.:
· COVID19 molecular test in travelers, tourists, hotel guests, employees, as well as individual tests with certificate provided for each use e.g. travel
· Rapid Antigen Test for travelers, tourists, hotel guests, factories, production lines as well as individual tests with certificate provided for each use
· House call for COVID19 testing by a healthcare professional and results in your email
· Premium service: Molecular Testing (PCR) result within 3 hours
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