THE COMPANY

Scientific Staff
With experience and prestige

The scientific staff of Eco-Consultants S.A. consists of highly qualified experts (biologists, agronomy engineers, aquaculture specialists and environmentalists).

All members of Eco-Consultants have extensive experience in conducting Environmental Impact Assessment Studies, Special Environmental Studies, Management Plans and Special Ecological Evaluation. The number of scientists and the long collaboration among them guarantees the interdisciplinary approach of the research and the projects undertaken.

For the successful completion of the projects undertaken the firm collaborates with specialized professionals in the fields of topography, G.I.S., law etc. and also with universities, technological institutes and other consulting firms.

The staff members K. Zannaki and G. Vavizos are active in the field of environmental issues since 1979, initially in the design and construction of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plants and later on in the environmental impact assessment of plants and activities of the public and private sector and in natural environment monitoring.

The company’s scientists have authored numerous books some of which are taught in undergraduate and graduate university programs and technical colleges.

They have also presented papers in scientific journals, and posters and oral presentations at scientific conferences and congresses.

Legal representative of the company is Mrs Katerina Zannaki, biologist.

The members of the company and their qualifications and experience are presented below.

 

Mrs KATERINA ZANNAKI, BIOLOGIST

     Position: President and Managing Director

   Education:

  • Diploma in Biological Sciences (University Of Athens, 1978).
  • Executive Specialization of members of public and private sector in techniques of environmental diagnosis of companies – EMAS (Greek Productivity Center - VDAB Belgium 1992).
  • Executive Specialization of members of public and private sector in policy of environmental protection (Greek Productivity Center - Β.Β.Ι Bremen Germany 1993).

   Qualifications:

  • Order of public consultants in the fields of environmental and aquaculture studies.
  • Member of the Geotechnical Chamber of Greece and of the Hellenic Association of Biologists.
  • Author of handbooks concerning water and wastewater monitoring and quality control, natural environment and environmental impact assessment studies.
  • Speaks English and Spanish.

   Experiecne:
Laboratory analysis of Water and Wastewater, Theoretical and Applied zoology and Hydrobiology, Monitoring of fauna, Aquaculture Planning, Environmental Auditing, Environmental Impact Assessment studies, Management plans of protected areas. Also, Coordination of national and international research programs.

Mrs THEODORA ZANNAKI, ARGONOMIST ENGINEER

     Position: Vise President

   Education:

  • MSc Agronomist Engineer (Agricultural University of Athens, 1992).
  • Executive Specialization of members of public and private sector in techniques of environmental diagnosis of companies – EMAS (Greek Productivity Center - VDAB Belgium 1992).
  • Executive Specialization of members of public and private sector in policy of environmental protection (Greek Productivity Center - Β.Β.Ι Bremen Germany 1993).

   Qualifications:

  • Order of public consultants in the fields of Agricultural Studies (Design and cost-benefit analysis of Crops, Livestock Farms, etc) and phyto-technics (Land restoration and reclamation of disturbed areas).
  • Specialized in tissue culture in the Multiplication Technology Station of the Ministry of Agriculture, and in hydro-agriculture in the Laboratory of Agricultural Constructions of the Agriculture University of Athens.
  • Expert in CAD and GIS Software.
  • Certified Expert in Quality Management Systems.
  • Speaks English and Italian.

   Experience:
Agricultural Applications, Soil studies, Replantation planning and plant engineering studies, Monitoring of flora, Environmental Impact Assessment studies, Environmental Management and Protection. Quality management studies according to EN ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14.000 and EMAS, Environmental Auditing, Quality Control, Informatics Technology. .

Mr GEORGE VAVIZOS, BIOLOGIST

     Position: General Director

   Educations:

  • Dr in Scienze Biologiche Università degli Studi di Stato di Messina (1972).
  • Certificato di Imprattichimento in chimica clinica e microbiologia. Instituto d‘Igiene, Università degli Studi di Stato di Bari (1975).
  • Executive Specialization of members of public and private sector in techniques of environmental diagnosis of companies – EMAS (Greek Productivity Center - VDAB Belgium 1992).
  • Executive Specialization of members of public and private sector in policy of environmental protection (Greek Productivity Center - Β.Β.Ι Bremen Germany 1993).

   Qualifications:

  • Order of public consultants in the fields of Environment studies and Chemical Research and Studies.
  • Author of Handbooks about Water and Sewage treatment and disposal plants, environmental studies, monitoring of natural environment.
  • Member of the Geotechnical Chamber of Greece.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Association of Biologists.
  • Speaks Italian, French, Spanish and English.

   Experience:
Theoretical and Applied Ecology, Applied Mathematics, Biological Processes (systems of processing liquid and solid sewage and industrial waste). Aquaculture studies, Monitoring of flora and fauna, Environmental Impact Assessment studies, Management plans of protected areas, etc. Coordination of national and international research programs.

Mr FREDERIC BENDALI, BIOLOGIST PHYTOSOCIOLOGIST

     Position: Research Manager

   Education:

  • Maîtrise in Plant Biology Montpellier II (1980).
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Ecology Montpellier II (1982).
  • Dr in Physiology and Biology of organisms and population, Montpellier II (1987).
  • Specialization in aerial and satellite photogrammetry ENGREF-CEMAGREF Montpellier (1988).
  • Diploma in technology transfer management. ENSA Montpellier (1989).

   Qualifications:

  • Order of public consultants in the field of environment.
  • Expert in GIS Software.
  • Speaks French, English, German and Arabic.

   Experience:
Plant Societies, Flora, Vegetation and Habitat types Identification and Mapping, Remote Sensing and photo-interpretation, Monitoring of flora and Habitats, Environmental Impact Assessments studies, Management plans of protected areas, Soil studies, Replantation planning.








Mrs THEODORA IOANNIDOU, BIOLOGIST

     Position: Researcher

   Education:

  • MSc in Biological Applications and Technologies (University Of Ionnina, 2006).
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Environment and Development, (National Technical University of Athens, 2008).
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management, Graduate School – Deree – The American College of Greece (2012).

   Qualifications:

  • Order of public consultants in the fields of environment and aquaculture.
  • Expert in GIS Software.
  • Certified Expert in Environment Management Systems.
  • Speaks English and German.

   Experience:
Biological Processes, Hydrobiology and Aquaculture, Management studies and Research programs, Environmental Impact Assessment studies, Management plans of Protected Areas, Monitoring of flora and fauna.

 

 

Mr KONSTANTINOS BOUKLAKOS, ECONOMIST

     Position: Chief of Administration Sector

   Education:

  • BSc Maritime Studies, London Guidhall University (2001).
  • MSc in Business Administration (Hellenic Society of Enterprise Management, 2002).

   Qualifications:

  • Certified Expert in Environment Management Systems (2003).
  • Speaks English

   Special Qualifications:
Technical and economical assessments, management, monitoring and conducting of business plans of studies and research programs.



Nellas Nikolaos, Environmental scientist

     Position: Scholar

   Education:

  • BSc in Environmental Studies, Department of Environmental Studies, University of the Aegean in 2010.
  • MSc degree from the Interdisciplinary – Interdepartmental Program of Postgraduate Studies “Water Resources, Science and Technology” of the National Technical University of Athens since 2012.

   Qualifications:
Environmental Management systems, Water resource management, Sewage and waste treatment systems, Management and utilization of by-products stemming from olive-oil treatment, Avifauna identification

   Experience:
Fieldwork, Monitoring of flora and fauna.