Project Manager, Consultant

Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) with 10 years’ experience in Consulting and IT industries. Have been engaged in challenging and demanding projects from a business and technology perspective. Demonstrate a winning attitude, an analytical approach to problem solving and a capability to understand both business and technology issues. Results focused professional with a structured way of thinking, customer service oriented, well-organized individual performing well under pressure and delivering high quality work within project time-frames. Strong mentoring skills, capable of leading and motivating individuals to maximize productivity.

“Grigoris is a trustworthy partner to work with. He is always committed to every task given, in addition to his creative spirit and quick thinking. Moreover, his excellent communication skills turned him quickly and easily into a member of the NBG team. I feel strongly that he is capable of working in any company and project in the future, having the same successful results.”

Georgia Botsika, Head of ATM Channel at NBG

Work experience

Work experience

Project Manager, Professional Services

Jan 2014 - Present
SAS Institute
Project manager in projects related with Anti-fraud solutions, Financial Management, Customer Intelligence, Data Quality, Customer Unification, and Solvency II compliance in Greece. Assigned in major client accounts (Ydrogios, Generali, Atlantic Union, Interamerican, International Life, and Allianz). Also, responsible for the presales activities of SAS Performance Management solutions and Enterprise Fraud Management (among others: OTE Group, Alpha Bank, Piraeus Bank, NBG, Eurolife, Cablenet).

Regional (CEE) focal point in the area of anti-fraud solutions. Won the BITE award for the implementation of anti-fraud solution to Ydrogios. Awarded for the best performance for the local office. Lead multiple teams and multiple projects with significant results.

Supervising Senior Advisor, Management Consulting, IT Advisory

Sep 2011 - Dec 2013
Been engaged in projects related with Financial reporting, Business Intelligence, Budgeting and Planning, Business Requirements Management; in Greece and Romania. Assigned in major client accounts (among others: Volksbank (Romania), AB Vassilopoulos, Gaslog Ltd, Pernod Ricard, Vodafone, RBS, HOL, Geniki Bank)

Introduced the Tagetik solution for Budgeting and Planning for internal use (100 users, 4 legal entities, over 5000 projects). Won the BITE award in the category of Business Improvement for this implementation. Decrease preparation and back-office support by over 50%. Communicate with C-level executives. Annual performance award: ‘Outstanding Performance’. Always positive feedback from clients for exceeding their expectations

Manager, Head of Performance Excellence Division

Nov 2006 - Aug 2011
ITMC S.A. Greece // OMAS Cyprus Ltd.
Project Manager in projects related with Performance Management, Business Intelligence, Customer Relationship Management, Business Process Management, Data Analysis and Geographical Information Systems; in Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria. Assigned in major client accounts (among others: Piraeus Bank, National Bank of Greece, GAP Marinopoulos, Frigoglass, Carouzos, Karcher, Ministry of Health).

Lead a team of up to10 members. Create and lead the Performance Excellence Division; being the major company’s revenue stream. Actively involved in the presales and sales efforts by running various marketing efforts and meeting hundreds of potential customers. Introduced a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Business Intelligence (BI) system for internal use. Author of various articles and trainer in the area of Performance Management.

Information Consultant, Intern

Sep 2003 - Jan 2004
CosmoONE Hellas Marketsite
Development of a Business Intelligence Model using COGNOS business intelligence software based on actual data from cosmoONE’s e-marketplace transactions for companies in the telecoms industry. Development of a spend analysis methodology. E-Commerce service provider.

Indicative Projects




Implementation of a Business Intelligence (BI) system


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Anti-Fraud solution (multiple projects)


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Solvency II implementation


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Data Quality & Customer Unification


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Customer Intelligence


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Budgeting, Cash Flow Planning & Financial Consolidation


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Implementation of a IAS 39 system


Team member

Consulting services in BI and Performance Management


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Implementation of a GIS system for ATM relocation


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Implementation of a governance system (CRM, BI, BSc)


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Implementation of a CRM system


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CRM strategy, process design and specs of a sales toolkit


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Consulting services in the Ministry of Health regarding BI


Team member

Business Intelligence services


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MSc in Electronic Business Management

Oct 2004 - Sep 2005
Warwick Manufacturing Group, School of Engineering, Warwick University
Supply Chain Management, Business Process Analysis and Modeling, Management of Information Resources, Business Strategy Implementation, Business Intelligence, Procurement and Demand Management, e-Business, Customer Relationship Management.

Degree in Management Science and Technology, major: Information Systems & e-Business

Oct 2000 - Jun 2004
Dept. of Management Science and Technology, Athens University of Economics & Business
Management Science, Decision Making, Financial Management, Analysis and Design of Information Systems, Project Management, Management and Information Technology, Simulation and Decision Support Systems, Production and Operations Management, Business Strategy



Project Management Professional - PMP

Aug 2011 - Present
Project Management Institute - PMI
Certified project manager

Trainer in Performance Management & Balanced Scorecard, Business Intelligence, Business Process Management and Customer Relationship Management

2009 - Present
Cypriot HR Development Authority
Certified trainer

Trainer in Performance Management & Balanced Scorecard

2009 - Present
Special Fund for Employment and Vocational Training-LAEK
Certified trainer

Seminars / Trainings

Project Management:
Project Management (Critical Path, Athens), Consulting Excellence (Dr. Katsalis, Athens),

Performance Management:
KPIs for Balanced Scorecard (TUV, Athens), Balanced Scorecard (QPR, Helsinki),

Business Intelligence:
QlikView BI Commercial Track (QlikTech, Athens), BO Xcelsius (Relational, Athens),
Summer Conference of Simulation ’07 (The Society for Modeling and Simulation, San Diego),

Financial Management & Accounting:
Tagetik Consultant Silver Level Certification: Budgeting and Planning (License CQAwaOv8JF), Tagetik Budgeting, Planning and Financial Consolidation training (Lucca, Italy and Arnhem, The Netherlands), Various courses (KPMG Business School, Harvard Mentor, Coursera)


Mother tongue(s): Greek
  • English (C2: proficient user)
  • Spanish (B2: independent user)
  • Bulgarian (A2: basic user)



Personal competences

  • Project Management
  • Technical knowledge
  • Professionalism
  • Problem solving

Social competences

  • Interpersonal excellence
  • People & Self development
  • Feedback & learning
  • Build relationships

Organisational competences

  • Strong consulting skills
  • Engagement management
  • Business development
  • Accountability

Computer skills

  • Microsoft: Project, Office (Advanced in Excel), Visio,
  • Business Intelligence & Data Analysis (i.e. QlikView, SAS VA, Cognos Powerplay, Business Objects, BO Xcelsius),
  • Performance Management (i.e. Tagetik, QPR, SAS Performance Management),
  • Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting (i.e. SAS Financial Management, SAS ABM, Tagetik EPM),
  • Financial Consolidation (i.e. Tagetik EPM, SAS Financial Management),
  • Business Process Management (i.e. QPR BPM, Aris, Visio, Erwin Data Modeler,Simul8),
  • Data Warehouse (MS SQL Server),
  • Extract-Transform-Load (Informatica PowerCenter, MS SSIS),
  • Collaborative Disclosure Management (i.e. Tagetik CDM),
  • Customer Relationship Management (i.e. SalesManager CRM).

Personal Interests

Enjoy all sports, particularly water sports, such as sailing, kite and wind surfing and swimming. Love to travel and experience different cultures. Interested in learning foreign languages. Interested in reading, listening music, watching musicals/theatrical plays, and watching movies.

Additional information

  • Member of Project Management Institute (PMI) and PMI’s Greek chapter
  • MSc Thesis: ”e-Business Intelligence in manufacturing environments: Complex Adaptive Systems approach” (distinction)
  • Military Service Fulfilled (Hellenic Navy, 02/2006 - 02/2007, Petty Officer)
  • Driving licence category B
  • References available upon request