Dimitrios Karodmateas- DIVISION DIRECTOR FOR STRATEGY & DEVELOPMENT & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)
Dimitrios Karodmateas is the Head of the Strategy & Development Division and of the Financial Services Division of the Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator (DESFA) S.A. He is a Chemical engineer, graduate of the National Technical University of Athens, with postgraduate studies in environmental control at the University of Manchester (M.Sc.) and in Business Administration at the Hellenic Management Association. He has 6 years’ experience in process engineering and design of the energy sector. Also, he has 26 years of experience in strategic planning, technical and economic feasibility studies of new projects, gas network simulation studies, energy market studies, financing studies, formulation of business plans, contract negotiation, European and national regulation including development of network codes and development of tariff regulation and tariff reviews, development of financial information systems, as well as in the management of projects implementation and the management of personnel, first at the Public Gas Corporation of Greece (DEPA) S.A. and then at DESFA S.A.
He has served as representative of Greece for the negotiation of the first and second gas directives and for the Trans-European Energy Networks Program. Moreover, he has served as executive Chairman of the Board of the Management Organization Unit (M.O.U.) S.A. for 3 years. He has been elected member of the Management Board of the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas (ENTSOG) for 4,5 years and of the Management Board of Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE) for 2 years. Since June 2016, he is elected member of the Executive Committee of Gas Transmission Europe (GTE).