Harilaos Goritsas, Honorary President 

DATE OF BIRTH            :  8 July 1955
PLACE OF BIRTH                :  Athens, Greece
PROFESSION            :  Entrepreneur

 

EDUCATION  

 

1984 – Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering & Economics (Wirtschaftsingenieur - Maschinenbau), Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany.

 

LANGUAGES

 

Greek, English, German

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE       

 

1986 – 1998 : TECHNICAL COMPANY OF GENERAL CONSTRUCTIONS S.A. (T.C.G.C. S.A.) – Construction Supervision, Planning and Management  of T.C.G.C.’s major projects
    a/      Leontari tunnel
    b/      Aktio – Preveza immersed tube tunnel
    c/      New port of Patras – 1st section
    d/          Attiki Odos – BOT project

 

1998 – 2002 : Vice-President of T.C.G.C. responsible for tenders & technical equipment

 

August 2002 – November 2003:  A΄ Vice President of EMPEDOS S.A.  responsible for the company’s technical, administrative, financial and legal operations

 

November 2003 – April 2004:  President of EMPEDOS S.A.

 

April 2004 – 2010 : Managing Director of MILOMEL S.A.

 

2010 – Self-employed

 


OTHER ACTIVITIES / MEMBERSHIPS

 


Author “The Western Adjustment - Challenges and Risks in Politics and Markets”, to be published within 2014 in English

 

Author “In the Name of the System” published in Greek, by Livanis Publications, 2008

 

1996 – 2014: Member of the Board of Directors of the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (1996 -1997 Treasurer, 1997 – 1999 Secretary General, 1999 – 2002 Vice President, 2002 – 2010 President, 2010 to date Honorary President).

 

2002 – 2004: Member of the Board of Directors of ΣΤΕΗΤ (Association of Technical Companies of the Eighth-8th Class).