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.