Thomas Ferfyris

Chief Engineer, Advisor and Shareholder


A high caliber individual with gravitas, a proven track record in successful project management and implementation through methodical, thorough and diligent work. As a natural relationship builder, Thomas is equipped with the vision and purpose to drive organisational change.

Currently he is implementing new projects in cutting edge and industry-leading technologies with an unparalleled portfolio and unmatched commitment to project success. Thomas spearheads of multi-national projects based on cold catalytic conversion, waste to crude oil, electrical power, fertilizers and irrigation water. He connects state of the art, high tech systems with finance and execution.

Specialising in bio-mass, natural gas and energy and with over 30 years experience in technical office, Thomas is one of Europe's leading bio-mass engineers and the technical mind behind ground breaking advancements within his specialist fields.

He holds a Mechanical Engineering Masters from The Royal Polytechnic Institute Stockholm Sweden and a MSc. in energy production by biomass with specialist qualifications in district heating systems. He has studied at Carleton University – Ottawa CA focusing strongly on biomass energy production systems.

Dr. Werner Rammensee

Chief Engineer, Advisor and Technology Inventor


Former Director of the Institute for Geology and Mineralogy, University of Cologne, MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS Material Sciences, Applied Mineralogy, Environmental Mineralogy and Geochemistry University of Mainz / Chemistry, Material Sciences / Diploma in Chemistry and
Mineralogy, Max-Planck-Institute of Chemistry, Mainz, Germany Cosmochemistry, / Material Sciences / Dr. rer. Nat, Research Associate, University of Göttingen, Institute of Mineralogy and Petrology / Material Science, Geochemistry / Dr.rer. nat. habil, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemistry / Cosmochemistry, Material Sciences Co-Inve stigator, Apollo-Program, NASA / Research assistant, Institute for Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Göttingen / Mass- spectrometry, Physical and Environmental Chemistry / Ass. Professor. Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago, USA Inst. of Geochemistry, University of Tempe, Arizona / Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry / Research Assistant, University of Pisa, Italy / Mass Spectrometry, Appl. Geochemistry / Lecture, Oct. 1989-2011 (retired): Institute for Mineralogy and Chemistry, University of Cologne / Applied, Mineralogy, Environmental Chemistry and Geochemistry / Full Professor. Rheinisches Institute of Environmental Research at the University of Cologne (RIU) - Environmental Research, Applied Mineralogy / Director
 

Kastanakis Emmanouil

 


M.S. Electrical Engineering, Western New England University, 1991 B.S. computer Engineering, Western New England University, 1988 (WNE) Springfield, Massachusetts USA
Post Graduate Certificate (Executive Education) in Elaboration, Packing & Quality Control of Agricultural Commodities, Hellenic Foreign Trade Board, Diploma (Executive Education) in Management & Marketing of International Trade, Hellenic Foreign Trade Board, Diploma in Chartering, Association of Ship Brokers and Agents NYC,1996 Diploma in International Trade Management, Institute of International trade Management NJ, Saudi Arabia Development of JV Distributorship and Operations agreement. USA Market Expansion of Saudi Arabia Development of JV Distributorship and Operations agreement. USA Market Expansion of the Creta Farms brand, USA Market Development of the Joint venture and Launch of the Creta Farms brand, Development of the Creta Farms Group’s International, General Management of Company’s International Business, Operations, Sample Project Experience – Management Advisory Services / Food Sector Development of International Growth Model through a Licensing & Franchising scheme, Evaluation and Development of acquisition terms for the Acquisition of Agricultural Food Processors, USA and Canada Development of Strategy and Business Planning, Liaison between USDA and the Greek Department of Agriculture, Sample Project Experience – Operations Management / Trade and Maritime. Strategy and Business Planning for a Start-up Information Technology Venture, General Management of the Group’s International Trading Division, Maritime industrial Buyer - IMPA Certified, Publications and Interviews, Drexel University (PA) Guest Speaker - European Regional Economics (view.drexel.edu) Sial Exhibition Montreal, Monthly Bulletin-Department of Economic & Trade Affairs- Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Monthly Bulletin-Department of Economic & Trade Affairs- Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Monthly Buletin-Department of Economic & Trade Affairs- Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Stavros Volas

 

MSc Environmental Monitoring & Assessment, School of Ness, Conventry University
Certificate, Foundation Course in Environmental Auditing ERM, UK, EARA Approved, (Grade: 82%) MSc in Engineering & Manufacturing Management, School of Engineering, Coventry University
BEng in Electronics & Computer Control-School of Engineering, Coventry University
Degree in Electrical Engineering, Technological Educational Institute (TEI) Lamia, Department of Electrical Engineering. (Grade: 70%, project submitted in 2002 – year of graduation - with grade: Final Year Projects: TEI, Saving of Energy in Modern Buildings BEng, Hardware & Software for Image Processing (by using I2C bus) MSc, Computer Vision Package using C++ for Image Processing, VIOSYS Ltd (www.viosys.gr) Wind & PV Hybrid project development for islands
Biomass project development, RENINVEST Hellas SA, BoD (vice-president)
Wind & PV project development Corporate management, VOLAS BROS & CO, Authorized Dealer for: DAIKIN, FYROGENIS, RIELLO, SIEMENS HVAC Controls, SIEMENS Solar, Shell Solar, Water & Waste S.A. (UK), AET, Company partner (managing director) HVAC System Design & Installations, Renewable Energy Systems Design & Installation, Building Services Design and Installation, Water and Waste management studies. Energy saving consulting and implementation, VOLAS & SONS, SONY – PHILIPS Authorized Dealer, Company partner, Installations, service, KLIMATAIR S.A. DAIKIN Main Dealer, Air Conditioning sizing & installation methods, Development of stock control software
FYROGENIS S.A. Solar – Heating – Air conditioning, Electrical gearing & controls, design and assembly
 
 

Dr. Nick Kanopoulos

 


Leads Brite Solar SA, which is engaged in the development of 3rd Generation solar technology, based on Dye Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSC).Led the building of the technical team, the company lab, and the delivery of first prototypes within a short time from the company establishment. Instrumental in establishing international partnerships for lab tooling, material supply, future volume production, and downstream channel distribution. Responsible for managing all operational tasks for the company and most of its financial and legal tasks including patent and trademark filings. Has developed a five year operational and financial plan for the company and manages its execution. Manage the development of a utility scale solar power plant in Greece through the design, feasibility study and permitting process. Managing Director, Applied Materials, Special Advisor, Ministry of Macedonia & Thrace and Freelancer Consultant, Director of Multimedia and Communications Division, Atmel Corporation. Founder, and CEO, Data Communication Technologies, Director, Integrated Electronics Department, Research Triangle Institute, Center for Digital Systems Engineering (CDSE) Manager, VLSI Design Group, Center for Digital Systems Research, CEO, Brite Solar, Managing Director, Applied Materials, Special Advisor, Ministry of Macedonia & Thrace, and Freelancer Consultant, Director, Atmel Corporation, Founder & CEO, Data Communication Technologies, Director, Research Triangle Institute(RTI), Center for Digital Systems Engineering, Adjunct Professor, Duke University, 1987-1998 - Manager, VLSI Design Group,RTI, 1985-1987. Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, Dissertation: “A Single Chip VLSI Architecture for Radar Signal Processing” M.S in Electrical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, Thesis: “Reliability Prediction of a Fault-Tolerant Digital Signal Processor” Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi Listed in Who‟s Who in International Youth in Achievement, 1986 Edition . PATENTS: 2 granted, 4 pending.
 

Paschalis Papadamakis

 


Born in Germany and lived there to 7th year old, before moving to Greece. Qualified with an MSc degree in International Marine Environmental Consultancy (University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK) and a BSc, degree in Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment (University of Thessaly, Greece); working experience as an Ichthyologist in the Management Body of the N.M.P.A.N.S. and as a Research Associate of an MP of the Greek parliament; proficient knowledge of theoretical/academic and practical aspects of ecology, ichthyology, aquaculture, marine and fisheries biology and integrated management of coastal zones; a helpful and inventive individual, capable of undertaking quality research and working on own initiatives, adept at working with a team; multilingual, excellent communication and working language skills in English and Greek, Newcastle University, Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering, School of Marine Science and Technology - Master of Science (MSc) degree in International Marine Environmental Consultancy, Grade. Critical Appraisal of Coastal Production Systems; Fisheries Resources Assessment and Management; Environmental Research Skills; Principles and Practices of Integrated Coastal Management; Coastal Governance; Environmental Impact Assessment; Marine Consultancy. Common dab (Limanda limanda) fisheries biology in the Northumberland coast (NE, England); Preliminary age and growth study in order to introduce a Minimum Landing Size (MLS) restriction for the future''. University of Thessaly, School of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment, Grade. Mathematics; Informatics; Ecology; Zoology; Ichthyology; Marine Biology; Sustainable Fisheries Management; Aquaculture I/II; Aquaculture Constructions; Interaction of Aquaculture and Environment; Management of Aquaculture Enterprises; Management of Coastal Zones; Sustainable Water Resources Management.
 
 

Kastanakis Emmanouil

 


Graduate of the German School of Thessaloniki. Graduate of the University of DARMSTADT of Germany with a "Degree in Electrical Engineering - Control Systems". Research at the National Metsobian Technical University of Athens with Professor I. Fykiori with subject "the electromagnetic field scattering in finite conductor". Studies at the Department of Business Administration at the Macedonian University of Thessaloniki Foreign Languages: German, Greek, English, French (Construction of Electrical Machinery) as electrical Engineer at the department of research and on the testing ground. ETBA (Greek Industrial Development Bank) as permanent technical consultant on evaluation of investments in Northern Greece. (Technological Institute of Thessaloniki) as a Professor in the Electrical courses I and II A, B semester and Electricity Applications. President and CEO of Elitherm SA with subject the studying, manufacturing and marketing of modern heating systems, air conditioning and solar energy. Today: President of Stibetherma SA (former Stiebel Eltron Hellas) with subject the production and the marketing of solar energy systems. The upper company was bought by Elitherm SA in 2000. FING (Federation of Industries of Northern Greece) as board member Coordinator of Energy Committee of FING. Friends of the German School of Thessaloniki as Vice President. (Hellenic - German Chamber of Commerce and Industria) as board member, responsible for RES.
 

Grigorios Kalamakidis

 


I hold the position of the Vice-President and Managing Director of ATLANTIS CONSULTING SA. Member of the Hellenic Society for Technology Assessment and Evaluation (HELETAS). Vice-President and Managing Director of ATLANTIS CONSULTING S.A. Award of Diplomas "SORBONNE I" and "SORBONNE II" from the University of Sorbonne, Innovation, Technology Transfer, R&TD Informatics and SMEs, Participation in the team elaborating the project Change2IT (www.change2it.com) – Enhancing ICT Skills in Europe. Change2IT.com (now renamed Jobical.com) was funded through the eTEN program and is an innovative e-recruitment website (2002). An honors degree of M.Sc. in Power Electronics Engineering. A Scholarship Award by the Greek State Institute of Scholarships covering all the expenses during the attendance of the MSc course in United Kingdom.
Two Scholarship Awards by the Greek State Institute of Scholarships during the academic years.
Study for the evaluation of the impact of the prizes awarded within FP5 (the fifth R&D Framework Progr4amme) and a review of prize strategy in the context of ERA policy and the needs of FP6 (the Greek case-study). Report, about the impact assessment in environmental projects (ALTENER program) for Greece on behalf of DG TREN (the Greek Case Study). Final Report of the project "Realization of the Action for the Increase of Competitiveness in SMEs at the Region of Eastern Macedonia – Thrace (Prefecture of Drama), in the fields of ARGE 28 Program for the Enlargement of E.C. with Countries of Central and Eastern Europe – Clothing Sector, 2003. Final Report of the project "Realization of the Action for the Increase of Competitiveness in SMEs at the Region of Eastern Macedonia – Thrace (Prefecture of Drama), in the fields of ARGE 28 Program for the Enlargement of E.C. with Countries of Central and Eastern Europe – Trade Sector, 2003. Final Report of the project "Realization of the Action for the Increase of Competitiveness in SMEs at the Region of Eastern Macedonia – Thrace (Prefecture of Kilkis), in the fields of ARGE 28 Program for the Enlargement of E.C. with Countries of Central and Eastern Europe – Industry Sector, 2003. Four Technology Transfer studies for DORAL S.A., ELVITYL S.A., ODETTI NIKOY PETRIDI S.A. and COTTON FIELDS S.A. funded by GSRT and the Ministry of Development of Greece in 1999. Three Technology Assessment studies of ELVITYL S.A., ODETTI NIKOY PETRIDI S.A. and COTTON FIELDS S.A. funded by GSRT and the Ministry of Development of Greece in 1999. Final Report for the Publication of the project results under the FLAIR (Food Linked Agro - Industrial Research) Program (1989 - 1994), with Prof. G. Nychas, P. Christodoulidis, 1997. Business Plan for the years 1996 - 1998 for A. HATZOPOULOS S.A.’’ with K. Zisis, A. Manglis, M. Chrysochoou, M. Kakanas, D. Daskalakis, 1996. Business Plans’’ for several industrial SMEs of Northern Greece between the years 1995 - 1997 (AGELINA A. PAPAKONSTANTINOU S.A., UNISOFT N. GREECE S.A. et.al.).
 
 

Mrs Fevronia C. Christidou

 


Diploma in Civil Engineering of the Department of Civil Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, graduated in 1988. Degree of Pedagogic studies, of the School of Teachers of Vocational and Technical Training (S.E.L.E.T.E.) and Pedagogic Technical School (PA.TE.S) in the academic year. English (First Certificate in English, grade B, 12/1979) French (Certificat de langue Française 6/1985). Environmental Protection and management modes of handling sewages from March to June 1991, ELKEPA Thessaloniki . Educational Program of environmental protection, Regulatory Organization of Thessaloniki . Buildings’ restoration from Technical Chamber – T.K.M. Working Group of organizing supply and demand of the civil engineers work in 1992, Technical Chamber – T.K.M. New Regulation for concrete, Technical Chamber – T.K.M. Eurocode 3 and NEAK 22-26 April 1996, National Institute of Technology of Metsovion . 1st National Conference of Iron Constructions, 6-7 of June 1991, Research Company of Metallic Projects. Two Days of Science – Industrial Buildings 10-11 of May 1993 Technical Chamber of Greece. Third National Conference of Iron Constructions, Thessaloniki, Research Company of Metallic Projects. 5th ΄ National Conference of Iron Constructions, Xanthi, Research Company of Metallic Projects. Hollow steel section constructions Athens ,SIDENOR. Eurocode 4 – Composite constructions, Thessaloniki Thessaloniki Society of Civil Engineers. 6th National Conference of Iron Constructions , Ioannina, National Conference of Iron Constructions . 7th National Conference of Iron Constructions , Volos , National Conference of Iron Constructions . Co-operation with the company of public works of Mr. A. Athanasiadis, on road construction and drainage projects. Co-operation with the research and contracting office of Mr. B. Basila, on iron construction projects. Co-operation with the research office of Mr. G. Kotari on projects of environmental consequences, drainage and flood controls. Issue of building licenses and supervision of private works (factories, handicrafts, warehouses, residences). Production and installation consultant in Tsitsimakas Steel Construction Company, Lagadas Thessaloniki Makedonia Greece.
 

Mr. Chris Vos

 

Education: International Agricultural Trade (BSc level) Internationale Agrarische Hogeschool Deventer Holland.
Auditor Tesco's Nature's Choice/ Eurep GAP/ BRC
Several retail trainings & Tesco Supermarkets
Several management courses
Experience:Sales Representative Fresh Fruits JW Kardol BV Waardenburg
Sales Manager UK and USA FFV Multifruit Nederland BV Bleiswijk
Sales Manager Retail UK SV Continental BV Maasland
Director Business Development Keelings SV Continental BV Maaslan
Director Consultant Agro Alliance AS Turkey
Senior Purchaser Supreme Foodservice FZE Dubai
International Independent Consultant -Project Management @ several Fresh fruit and Vegetables, open field -Companies Europe, USA and South, Agricultural production, dairy, animal-East Asia Husbandry. Specialties: Supply Management - Logistics and Warehousing - Retail and Wholesale
Greenhouse Management and Organization- Dairy.
 
 

Mr. Nikolas Moustakas

 


Education: Economist – University of Volos, MBA university of Edinburg Scotland, Accountant of GASA, Intended accounting under oath.
 

Mr. Petros Bouthas

 

Education : University of Torino – Italy - Greenhouse Engineering. Building contractor for greenhouses for the last 30.0 Years.
 
 

Mrs. Mary Iolande Ferfyri

 


Education : Graphic design (Bsc level) London Mentropolitan University. Working with several private companies (private sector) since 2014. Working as secretary at GASA and on administration of same company. Secretary at GASA.
 

Mrs. Stefania Ferfyri.

 

Education : University of Central Macedonia Greece – Economic Business Administration. Limited business experience – working last year with Atlantis research and Sani Resort on Human research department. Member of Board of Directors at Green Alliance S.A, and assistance for the Chief Accounting of GASA.

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