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Rodianos Antonakopoulos

CEO, Nea Odos & Kentriki Odos

Rodianos S. Antonakopoulos was born in Athens in 1979. He is a graduate of Environmental Management, specializing in Waste Management, from the University of Abertay Dundee in Scotland and a graduate of Heriot Watt University’s Edinburgh Business School in the Master of Business Administration (MBA). Finally, he has also completed a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) certified program, specializing in Artificial Intelligence and its implications for Business Strategy .

He has gained international professional experience by holding employment posts during the last 15 years in countries like USA, United Kingdom, Spain and Greece as well as from participating in a series of projects from China, Qatar, Turkey and several other EU countries.

He has assumed industry positions such as been the Chief Executive Officer and Board Member for a subsidiary of multinationals companies, formal delegate and legal representative for a multinational company (URBASER of ACS GROUP), Director of Development in USA of TERNA ENERGY USA HoldCo of the GEK-TERNA Group and Executive Management Advisor. He has also participated internationally in waste management projects , in the production of energy from renewable sources and in the management of concession projects.

From 2013 till today he is working for GEK TERNA Group and its subsidiaries. For the years 2016 to 2018 he has been working as a Development Manager for the US Branch of Terna Energy SA in San Francisco for developing renewable energy projects. Today he is involved with the development of international partnerships and new projects, while participating in the management of Group subsidiaries. On January 2018 has appointed as the Deputy General Manager of Nea Odos S.A and Kentriki Odos S.A. and on January 2020 has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Nea Odos S.A. and Kentriki Odos S.A. .