Who we are
He was born in Heraklion, Crete in 1955. He is married to Konstantina Karvounakis, with whom they have had three children.
From 2016 to the present: President of “Educational-Developmental PLOIGOS” company
Education – Studies
School of Philosophy, University of Nancy, France: one year study in French language.
University of Bologna, Italy: Degree in Economics – Business Studies.
Law School, University of Parma, Italy: Postgraduate Diploma in Law and Economics of International Organizations (EEC-UN-International Monetary Fund, etc.).
Angers University of Tourism, France: postgraduate course on “Local Development and Agro Tourism”.
University of Rome – Tor Vergata, Italy: Master in Social Agriculture (Agricoltura Sociale).
Executive of Heraklion Industrial Area Development Company to support businesses in relation to European programs.
Officer of the Region of Crete in support of the Mediterranean Integrated Crete Program.
Executive at Region of Crete, with a special relation from 1989 to 2001 and then permanent employee until 2013. Participation in the drafting – training and implementation teams of the regional operational programs of Crete.
Head of Tourism Office at the Region of Crete (1993-1998).
Mayor of Episkopi, Heraklion (1999 -2002, 2002 – 2006 and 2006-2010).
Assistant Professor at Technonoligal Educational Institute of Heraklion (from 1990 to 2004)
teaching courses: International Economic Organizations, European Regional Policy, European Social Policy, Tourism and Ecology etc.
Participation as a trainer in many public and private seminars.
Member of the European Commission’s Network of Special Teams Speakers, from 1990 to 2007.
Member of the Board of Directors and Vice President of the Crete Olive Municipalities Network.
Participation as a speaker in many events in Greece and abroad.
Nikos Skoutèlis professor – School of Architectural Engineering / Technical University of Crete
Born in Heraklion – Crete (1962).
Graduated from I.U.A.V. – Venice (1987). Phd N.T.U.A. (2006)
He has worked, in collaboration with Flavio Zanon, in Venice from July 1987 and in Heraklion since 1993 on public and private projects, at the same time participating in architectural competitions.
From 2006 he has been elected as professor in the School of Architectire TUC in the field «Architectural design: Site, Landscape and Enbvironment», where he is teaching Architectural design, Historic buildings’ restoration and related materials in the post graduate program.
His theoretical works concern: historical documentation on architecture and the city, the theory of restoration and the contribution of history as a tool in architectural composition.
BOOKS: «War as territorial design. Interventions and challenges for the cities of the eastern Mediterranean during the 16th-17th c.», ed.PIOP, Athens, 2013; «Representations of the Sublime. Vocabulary of metapfysics in the architectural composition», (with G.Perrakis), ed.KAPON, Athens, 2015; «Resonances with Dimitris Pikionis», (curator) ed.Plethron, Athens 2018.
PhD Chryssa Pagalou – Environmentalist
Born in Heraklion, Crete (1984).
Graduate in Environmental Sciences (University of Ioannina, 2008), Postgraduate Diploma in Humanities (University of the Aegean, 2012) and PhD in the field of Cultural Landscape (School of Architectural Engineering – Technical University of Crete, 2018).
She is an external collaborator of the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens and also external collaborator of the Laboratory of Research on Practical Philosophy – University of the Aegean.
She works at Educational-Developmental PLOIGOS company.