Project Director


Last Updated: 31st October 2019 (over 2 years ago)

Address
Greece

E-mail
Locked

Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English, Greek

Summary

A focused, diligent and highly motivated civil engineer combining over 15 years’ construction industry experience in project management and infrastructural engineering with a proven track record of delivering projects on time, on budget and in line with client requirements. A strong leader who effectively coordinates personnel and resources to deliver multimillion dollar projects and possesses the interpersonal and communication skills to build positive relationships with clients, colleagues and third parties. Excellent planning, scheduling and organisational skills and a highly analytical problem solver who integrates well into new environments and flourishes with increased responsibilities in challenging working environments.

Education

University of Liverpool
MSc in Project Management – Construction and Infrastructure

   Oct 2015
— Jul 2018

National Technical University of Athens (Metsovio-NTUA)
BSc & Post Graduate Diploma in Science and Rural Surveying Engineering

   Oct 1995
— Sep 2000

Experience

Hill International
Project Director

   Oct 2019
— Current

Projects: I.Piraeus Port Authority – 1st Capital Expenditure Program EUR 300m
II.Thessaloniki Port Authrority- Expansion of the marine Works infrastructure of Pier 6 EUR 130 M

Hill International
Project Coordinator

   May 2016
— Sep 2019

Piraeus Port Authority S.A. retained Hill International N.V. to provide Independent Engineer services between the Hellenic Republic (HR) and the Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA S.A.), regarding the Use and the Exploitation of Certain Areas and Assets within the Port of Piraeus. The concession agreement consists within the 1st CAPEX period, the implementation of Mandatory Enhancements investment plan of 293 mil. eur.
The Port of Piraeus is located in the Mediterranean Sea basin and it is set in an area above five (5) million square meters. Piraeus port is the largest seaport in Greece and amongst the largest in Europe. In addition to being the center of communications for the Greek islands, it is also the busiest passenger port in Europe and the third busiest in the world.
Situated close to the international trade routes, the port is a vital international transportation hub of marine tourism and commercial carriage of goods linking the Mediterranean with Northern Europe, the Balkans and Black Sea countries

The main responsibilities as Project Coordinator include:

• Responsibility as head of program management team for the entire program of 11 Mandatory Enhancements
• Leading and managing personnel, for the design review prior to PPA’s submittal to the Hellenic Republic
• Representing the company in meetings with all key stakeholders at top-level public authorities and organisations for Projects’ issues.
• Lead and Direct Project Team on site operations monitoring for all projects.
• Producing and updating accurate, detailed and timely Independent Engineer’s Consultant monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the CAPEX status and progress
• Review, analyse and evaluate Project Master Schedule design, design schedules, construction procurement schedules, including third party impacts or constraints.
• Contract Management
• Review Master Plan and Port Development Plan

Domos Consulting Engineers, Feron Technici
Deputy Project Manager

   Apr 2012
— Feb 2013

Pursuant the concession of the port installations of Piers II (budget 50.000.000 €) and III (budget 100.000.000 €) of the container terminal of the Piraeus Port Authority S.A. between PPA and COSCO Pacific Limited, PCT has undertaken the design and restoration of Pier II and design & construction of Pier III, of the Piraeus Container Terminal. Domos Consulting-Feron Techniki was appointed to provide services as Project Management Consultant.

My main responsibilities included: Piraeus port project:Prepare tender documents, on the basis of the Greek legislation for the tendering of each contract, including Letter of Tender, Specifications, Methods of Measurement, Bills of Quantities or Schedule of Rates and a revised estimate of costs, together with an assembly of all other documents that are necessary for the tendering purpose Sign, jointly with PPA S.A., all certifications pertinent to applicable technical specifications and standards, as well as the certifications attesting adherence to qualitative and operational requirements. Liaise with PPA S.A., on project procedures with regard to progress. Participate in weekly and monthly progress meetings. Compile quantitative progress certificates relating to the various items of the Price Schedule Breakdown for the construction. Monitor the Works progress certificates and corresponding payment certificates, and payment certificates relating to variation orders. Certify upon substantial completion of the works, that the completed works generally comply with the design intent and with the requirements of each contract
Recommend to PCT on the necessity for inspection and testing of materials, in conjunction with PPA SA and in accordance with the provisions of each works contract. Liaising with PCT and reviewing design changes carried out by contractors due to site conditions or as initiated by PCT. Independently documenting and reporting the completion of separate elements of the Works against an agreed breakdown.

Hill International
Senior Value Engineering Manager / Interfaces – Infrastructure

   Mar 2012
— Mar 2016

: Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM). The Hill-EHAF JV is providing Project Management Consultant Services to the Ministry of State for Antiquities (Client). The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) is currently one of the largest museum development projects in the world with budget 800.000.000 USD. The museum is located 2.0 km away from the Giza Pyramids adjacent to the Giza Plateau. Construction consists of the following main elements: Museum and Conference Center (Main Building), elements of the Menkaurus Retaining Wall and other retaining structures, auxiliary buildings including restaurants, car and coach parking, exhibition works, and an extensive External Works package. The area of the land is 470,974 m2 which is divided into main Museum and Conference Centre Building with area 133,282 m2, Auxiliary Buildings have an area of 34,014m2 and the Landscaping area is 303,678m2.

My main responsibilities were:

• Responsibility as head of project management and operations management services for all infrastructure networks systems of the new Cairo Museum
• Leading and managing personnel, engendering an environment of high motivation, positive engagement and providing the support required to ensure the delivery of optimal performance
• Liaising effectively with all stakeholders regarding project planning to ensure the achievement of all deadlines and cost control to ensure adherence to budgetary restrictions
• Managing all aspects of the value engineering operation, including preparing and assessing value engineering strategy design and producing comprehensive progress reports for the client
• Reviewing and evaluating contractors’ value engineering proposals and reporting on the impact of the client value engineering works on the budget
• Producing and updating accurate, detailed and timely PMC monthly reports on value engineering, infrastructure and interfaces with external authorities
• Coordinating various infrastructure activities, dealing with contractor requests for information, and reviewing and supervising contractor survey works
• Supervising and inspecting onsite works to ensure the highest standards on quality and accuracy
• Organising utilities/services required for project implementation
• Proactively contributing to weekly and monthly progress meetings to provide updates and resolve issues

Hill International
Sr. Infrastructure Engineer

   Sep 2008
— Jan 2011

Project Description: The University in Tripoli is located on two campuses of 300 and 35 hectares respectively. Hill International was appointed by ODAC in August 2007 to provide services as Project Management & Site Supervision Consultant. The total GFA of the buildings exceed 1.0 mil. sqm. Implementation of infrastructure (roads, power, water, roads, sewerage, irrigation, IT, WWTP, gas etc) as well as interfaces with building contractor duties, in both campuses, was included in Hill's scope of services.

Responsibilities and tasks: Daily follow up of team inspectors' duties. Follow up infrastructure contractors' progress. Inspect/approve materials and workmanship. Prepare and update monthly presentation and maps. Participate in weekly and monthly progress meetings with extended duties as client liaison with Infrastructure contractor and building contractors due to all project requirements with particular interest in the road and Master Planning implementation works.

Hill International
Civil & Infrastructure Superintendent

   Oct 2007
— Aug 2008

Al Fateh University project
Responsibilities and tasks: Construction Management and Quality Control. Coordinated filed activities with design changes and internal scheduling. Prepared daily construction logs for ongoing projects. Performed budget and cost breakouts for subject appraisal and approval process. Coordinated filed activities with design changes and internal scheduling. Verified field measurement of survey team for final designs. Inspections and Pre-Bid RFI to Architects.

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