BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ingemar Andersson

Ingemar Andersson

Chairman

Officer of the Army groups 1973-1982. 25 years of experience in senior positions within the Swedish defense industry. 1982-2007 Marketing Manager FFV, Deputy CEO of Bofors AB, Business Area Manager Celsius AB and deputy CEO of Saab AB. From 2007 he runs a consultancy company focused on business development and management, with assignments from Swedish and international industry clients. Board experience from listed and unlisted growth stage companies. Vast international business experience in with exposure to about 40 countries.

Mr. Haris Makkas

 Member

Mr. Makkas has over 40 years experience in international banking and investment management. A graduate of Brandeis and Columbia University, he was at Citibank headquarters in NYC for over 15 years before returning home to Greece to work for Bank of America, ING and Piraeus Bank. Most recently he was a board member of the National Bank of Greece. He is an expert in capital markets and investment management and  has extensive board experience.

Christer Nygren

Christer Nygren

Member

MSc in Engineering, Physics, LiTH, he has been working in international marketing and sales of complex systems and products for Bofors AB, Celsius AB and Saab AB the most part of his professional career.
Christer has long experience of leading teams of technicians and other specialists for the introduction and sales of innovative and complex products in the global market.

Ms Melissa Verykios

 Member

Melissa Verykios MSc. Joined Helbio in 2017, working on Business Development, Financing and Internal Operations. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business in Athens in 2005, and her Master’s degree in Finance in 2007 at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics in Spain, and relocated to New York where she worked as an account Manager at Options Group between 2008-2013. Between 2014-2017 she was a Business Relationship manager at the Private Bank of HSBC in London’s St. James, as well as a Virtual Manager at the New York based startup “Get Leverage” between 2016-2018. She  holds the position of  President Public Advocacy and Director of Sales Greece and South-East Europe.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Dr. Thomas Chalkidis

 Managing Director

Dr Chalkidis holds MEng, MSc and PhD degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Patras. His area of expertise is heterogeneous catalysis, reactor and process design, HazOp studies, and pollution abatement. He has experience in catalyst synthesis and characterization and mechanistic studies involving psysicochemical techniques such as X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), mass-spectrometry, gas chromatography, FTIR, X-ray diffraction (XRD) and BET. He has published a number of papers in international refereed journals and has made numerous presentations in international conferences.

Mr. Neoklis Tzinias  

Operations Manager

Mr Tzinias has experience and working background in the field of pressure vessels, steams boilers and RES. Satisfactory knowledge in industrial pressure vessels and steam boilers manufacturing and design according to specifications and standards. He joined the Helbio team in 2016. His