ECHMES Ltd. is a private engineering consultancy based in Greece. Founded in Athens in 1994, we work with a wide range of private and public sector clients to provide technical, environmental, managerial, funding, financial and regulatory expertise. Over the last 28 years, ECHMES has completed more than two hundred and eighty (280) studies and participated in a broad spectrum of engineering projects across multiple sectors, from mining and construction to tourism and commercial activities.
Our talented professionals are the core of our business and we ensure that they continue to develop their capabilities through an extensive training program and collaboration with top universities and research institutions. Thanks to more than a quarter-century of experience, highly-skilled personnel and an extensive range of services, ECHMES is confident that we can provide the right tools and expertise to ensure your project succeeds.
ECHMES is a member of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), the Technical Chamber of Greece (TCG), the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), the Greek Association of Environmental Protection Companies (PASEPPE) and the Hellenic Association of Consulting Firms (HELLASCO).
Since 2019 ECHMES is a member as a Project Partner of the EIT Raw Materials.
ECHMES offers a portfolio of integrated solutions, including Environmental Permissions, Environmental Management and Social & Environmental Risk Assessment. Our work is carried out with a Sustainable Development framework and in partnership with clients from the chemical, mining and metallurgical industries, infrastructure sector, tourism and commercial centers.
We can also provide consultancy services focused on sustainable development, business financing and funding for research projects. ECHMES is listed on the official Register of Greek Consulting Companies (Reg. No. 898), held by the Secretariat for Public Works and overseen by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. We are specialised in the following categories, as provisioned under Greek Law:
Category 27: Environmental Studies – Class B3
Category 19: Mining Studies – Class Β3
Category 06: Architectural Studies of Buildings – Class B2
Category 07: Special Architectural Studies – Class Β2
We provide our services to national and international private and public sector organizations, local authorities (regions, prefectures, municipalities, etc.) and the wider public sector. ECHMES actively collaborates with universities and research institutes in the implementation of research programs across our areas of expertise. Working closely with a wide range of actors provides many benefits to all sides, not least in the sustained exchange and development of professional knowledge and skills for our personnel.
Our own Quality Management System (QMS) is a crucial backbone for the successful delivery of services and projects. Certified since 2004, we implement constant improvements to the system to ensure rising standards and reduced risk. Our QMS is certified by EUROCERT, in accordance with the ELOT standard EN ISO 9001:2015. ECHMES is insured for professional liability coverage (Error & Omissions) with AXA XL Insurance Company, through its 100% subsidiary XL Insurance Company SE based in Dublin, Ireland through KOUTINAS SA.