Konstantinos is a Chemical and Process Engineer, graduate of the University of Surrey. Having completed his post-graduate studies (MSc in Water and Environmental Engineering) and having acquired further academic experiences as a temporary academic assistant at the university, he began his career in the sector of waste and potable water management. Returning to Greece, he joined ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ENGINEERING S.A. as the Director of Research, Development and Engineering Department.
In 2009, Konstantinos co-founded ERMA FIRST S.A. and he is currently holding the position of the Managing Director & Director of Research, Development and Engineering Dpt.
One of his greatest achievements is the development of ERMA FIRST Ballast Water Treatment System and its Type Approval Certification from the USCG. The main aim of the project has been to research and develop methodologies and technologies for preventing the introduction of nonindigenous species through ships’ ballast water. He also works on the R&D and engineering part of the company for the development of new products for the maritime industry.