Dr Spyros Kiartzis
Dr. Spyros Kiartzis is the New Technologies and Alternative Energy Sources Manager, for the Hellenic Petroleum Group. He is working to implement a comprehensive plan that will increase the use of renewable energy and decrease Group’s carbon footprint, promoting new technologies in the energy and transport sector. Dr. Kiartzis received his Diploma and his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the School of Engineering; and his degree in Economics from the School of Law and Economics; all from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and finally his MBA from the Hellenic Open University. Following a period in the construction sector he served as a part-time instructor in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in the University of Western Macedonia and in the International Hellenic University. He joins the Hellenic Petroleum Group in 2001 where he held a range of posts in maintenance and project construction sections before becoming Manager of New Technologies and Alternative Energy Sources. He is Vice Chairman and CEO of Energiaki Pylou-Methonis SA a wind park owner. He is also member of the Board of Directors of the “Hellenic Petroleum Renewable Energy Sources S.A.” (Subsidiary of Hellenic Petroleum Group) and has served as member of the Board of Directors of “EKO Bulgaria S.A.” (Subsidiary of Hellenic Petroleum Group).