Konstantinos Karakatsanis (Chairman)
Konstantinos Karakatsanis is an economist, graduate of the Department of Financial and Banking Administration of the University of Piraeus. Since November 2011 he has been working as an accountant – tax consultant. He has wide experience across a range of accounting requirements and obligations for corporates. He has worked for 5 years in an accounting company, predominantly maintaining accounts, dealing with tax administration affairs, social security organizations and other public services, as well as the supervision of payroll and in general the application of labor legislation, preparation of financial statements and tax filings. Since December 2016 he is Chief Accountant for Mondial Protectas S.A. Konstantinos is a Greek native, while fluent in English and with a decent command in German language. He has full knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards. He is a member of the Economic Chamber of Greece.
Vaia Karathodorou (Member)
Vaia Karatodorou graduated from the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2005. She holds a Master of Laws(LL.M.) in Business law with a specilization on Financial law and a Master of Laws(LL.M.) in Public law. She received both degrees from the Law School of Democritus University in Thrace, where she is also a doctoral candidate.Vaia has been a member of the Thessaloniki Bar Association since 2007 and she has been working as a lawyer ever since. She has a specialization in Corporate law, as well as Competition law. In 2016 she worked as a World Bank advisor to simplify the licensing process of economic activities in Greece. She has worked as adviser to the Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism at the General Secretariat of Industry. Since November 2016 she works as a special adviser to the Minister of Environment and Energy. Vaia speaks English, German, French and is a member of the Association of Greek Commercialists and the Consumer Protection Company.
Lampros Somakos (Member)
Lampros Somakos is a Civil Engineer, graduate of “LA SAPIENZA” University of Rome, with a Civil Engineering and Hydraulics degree. He has over 40 years of professional experience in designing and supervizing the construction of major hydraulic projects, such as dams and related works, tunnels and underground power stations, flood and sewerage projects. Lampros worked in Nigeria with the Doxiadis office, in Saudi Arabia with construction company BIOKAT and in Kuwait with ACE Consultants. During 1980-1997 he worked at PPC, in the Department of Hydroelectric Development. He supervized the construction of hydroelectric projects and the construction of Aoos Ponds and Works in Thessaly (Mesohora Hydrometeorological Institute, Sykia Hydroelectric Plant). During 2000-2014 he coordinated the technical consultancy team at the Ministry of Environment and Public Works in water supply of Rhodes from the dam of Gadouras and the water supply of Heraklion and Agios Nikolaos, Crete from the Aposelemis Dam. He is a freelancer, consultant in “Hydroscope L. Lazaridis” technical company, member of preparation group for the final study in Myrtos dam in Crete. Lampros is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece, the Hellenic Society of Civil Engineers, the Hellenic Committee of Dams, the Hellenic Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundations and the Hellenic Committee for Tunnels and Underground Works.