Dimitrios Koufos

Lead Direct Finance Associate Director, Green Economy and Climate Action team

Dimitrios Koufos has more than twenty-five years of practical experience in areas such as Production Technology & Process Optimization, Production Μanagement Systems, Energy & Environmental Technology, Energy & Environmental Legislation/Reporting, Supply Chain Management, Technology Strategy, Investment Analysis, Corporate & Project Finance, in companies like Shell, Motor Oil Hellas, TITAN Cement, and currently in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Throughout his career, he has held positions various positions such as:

  • Senior Engineer
  • Senior Supply Chain Analyst
  • Senior Process Engineer
  • Business Intelligence Coordinator

Currently, he is the Lead Direct Finance/Associate Director within the Green Economy and Climate Action team of the EBRD, where amongst others he leads on transactions in energy efficiency & climate change for the entire life cycle: origination, due diligence, , EPC contract negotiation for the industrial and natural resources sectors of the Bank; Business Development & Strategy: Developments regarding new legislation (EU-ETS Phase III, Industrial Emissions Directive, Water Framework Directive –Efficiency, Biofuels, etc) and new technologies (CCS, Associated Petroleum Gas, Geothermal,  Biofuels, etc); Monitoring and implementation of relevant general financial and climate finance indicators at the project and macro level.  Assistance in implementation of programs for grant financing in key countries, and subsequently leading the analogous projects for business development

Dimitris has practical field experience in a variety of production processes and systems and has evaluated technologies and the respective business cases studies ranging from greenfield investments, to plant modernization and upgrades, energy management, environmental compliance issues, product compliance requirements around the world. His studies include an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management, an MSc in Process Control from the University of Connecticut (Scholarship from the University Research Centre) and a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from the University of Patras. Also, he is certified from the College of Petroleum and Energy Studies of Oxford University in the following:

  • Linear Programming in Refinery and Supply Planning
  • International Oil Supply, Transportation, Refining and Trading

14.09.2021 11:15 - SESSION 2 | Online

EBRD’s Green Economy and Climate Action