Dr. Yanos Michopoulos

Chairman, BoD, Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator (DESFA)

Dr. Yanos Michopoulos is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of DESFA, the Gas Transmission Operator in Greece www.desfa.gr

Yanos (PhD in Physics from Durham, UK) has extensive experience in various Energy related sectors across the EMEA region, including Oil & Gas, Renewables, Infrastructure, Shipping and Technology. He has managed large P&Ls (> 1 bl €), complex KPIs and has been a member of regional and global leadership teams (top 1%) of large Energy corporates such as Shell and Vestas. He has managed major change projects, including major organisational and cultural transformations, financial turnarounds, introduction of new products and services, changes in corporate governance, new market entries etc. He has led, mentored and coached large and diverse teams, operating across different functions and distributed in various locations, countries and cultures. He is also a member of and Leadership course leader at the UK’s Institute of Directors www.iod.com