Talent, expertise and attention to detail - for your project

Our colleagues are the most valuable asset. We focus on the continuous improvement of their skills and abilities. In every business level, from partners to executives and the external partners, each employee has high skill level. Our colleagues have significant scientific background and long-term experience in designing, licensing and managing important Greek and international investments on issues related to the environment, sustainable development of natural resources, tourism and commercial and industrial development as well. The awareness of environmental issues and the sustainable use of natural resources are the major concern for all of us. We have a wide range of skills, creating an appropriate workgroup that will deepen your needs in order to reach high-quality services in line with our company's vision and values.

Using the wide variety of our colleague’s skills and abilities we have always the most appropriate working team, depending on the project, which will understand your needs and will collaborate with you offering high level services in line with the vision and values of our company.

Our colleagues are certified and officially enrolled in the Study Record of the Ministry of Infrastructure for Transport and Networks for the following Categories:

• Category 27 Environmental Studies Class C, B and A '
• Category 15 Industry Studies Class A '
• Category 19 Mining Studies Class B 'and A'
• Category 02 Urban and Urban Studies Class A '
• Category 06 Architectural Studies of Buildings Class B '
• Category 07 Special Architectural Studies Class B '
• Category 21 Geotechnical Studies Class B '
• Category 16 Topographic Studies Class A '
• Category 13 Hydraulic Design Studies Class A '

Ioannis Chalkidis

Ioannis Chalkidis is an Architect Engineer, University of Florence, Italy, Partner and Administrator at ECHMES Ltd. He holds a Class 6 B Class 6 Design Architecture for Architectural Design Studies and a Class B Degree of Architecture for Special Architectural Designs. He has more than 35 years of experience in architectural studies: a) studies of redevelopment of countries, b) special constructions, c) studies of restorations, and d) residences and architectural projects

He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE), EPI PIRAEUS (1988-2004), PIRAEUS FILE (1990-1996) and the Technical Council of the Shareholders' Fund of Civil Servants (MTPY).

Ioannis Orfanoudakis

Ioannis Orphanoudakis is a Mining Engineer - Metallurgist NTUA, M.Sc. Geoinformatics. He is a partner of ECHMES Ltd. and has 15 years of significant experience in the development and co-ordination of Environmental Impact and Technical Designs studies, in the implementation of Geographical Information Systems, Environmental Management and Authorisation, as well as in the coordination of interdisciplinary teams. He has significant experience in the use of specialized software programs such as AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Arc View, Map Info, etc. He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece.

Elena Primikiri

Business Consultant on Sustainability, Architect Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, MDesS, GSD Harvard University, M.Sc. PhD, TCAUP, University of Michigan, USA.

Elena Primikiri served as Director in Piraeus Bank Green Banking, where she worked from 2006 to 2016. The main subject of the address was to design and promote innovative green products and services in support of the Green Entrepreneurship. During her ten-year experience in this direction and under her supervision, the Directorate has received several distinctions at both national and European level, while participating in many European Projects. She composed and organized an economic assessment team, providing the necessary know-how on green entrepreneurship and sustainable development in more than 2,000 investment projects. Academically, she has a wealth of teaching and research experience at the University of the United States, but also at the University of Patras, where she was a lecturer, and she continues to be a lecturer in numerous lectures and workshops on environmental issues.

She is member of the Company ECHMES Ltd, at sustainability issues, as well as acting for the Investment Committee Chair in Greek Fund for Sustainable Development since 2015. She works as a freelancer on numerous projects in collaboration with specialized United Nations agencies and programs (p. eg UNEP-FI, ILO, etc.).

Theodoros Agapitos

He holds a diploma from the School of Rural and Surveying Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens, and holds a Master's degree in Economics. (M.Sc.) in "Environment & Development" by the National Technical University of Athens. He has five years of professional experience. He has collaborated to date with private and wider public sector companies specializing in topographic surveys, at G.I.S. and on environmental authorisation issues. He holds a Class I degree in the Hydraulic & Surveying Designs category. He has administrative experience in local government as a municipal councilor of Aghia Varvara, Attica, and Vice-Chairman of the BoD. of the Municipal Public Benefit Corporation of the Municipality. Moreover, he is a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of the OSE SA. He is an excellent knowledge savvy of G.I.S. and C.A.D. He has attended numerous training seminars and workshops on G.I.S., electronic design and environmental authorisation. He speaks excellent English.

Xanthopoulos Panagiotis

Panagiotis Xanthopoulos, a partner of ECHMES Ltd., is a Mining Engineer - NTUA Metallurgical Expert, Environmental Expert, with significant experience in Environmental and Technical Studies-Memorization. He has extensive experience in environmental legislation, waste management as well as in the GRI-Standards. He also has significant experience in using MS Project Manager, Berkley Madonna, HSC, and others.

Mina Karali

Mina Karali is a Mining Engineer - Metallurgist NTUA, M.Sc. "Environment & Development", Doctoral candidate of the School of Mining and Metallurgy Engineering of NTUA, with significant experience in laboratory analyses. She is currently a partner of ECHMES and has extensive experience in Environmental Law, Environmental Management and Authorisations, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Strategic Environmental Impact Studies (SEPA) and Technical Studies, Environmental Monitoring Systems. She has a great experience in the use of MS Windows 98/200 / XP, MS Office 97/2000 software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access), etc. She has been awarded many scholarships and is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) .