Dr. Dimitrios Makris, a Sea Transport & Port Operations Specialist, is the CEO of Thessaloniki Port Authority SA (ThPA sa), Greece.
He received a Civil Engineering degree, PhD in port operations and MBA in Finance.
He joined ThPA sa in 2000, working on Strategic Planning, Marketing and Sales Sectors. He is specialized in port management and operations, in port development and concessions, negotiations with majorcustomers and investors.
He also worked as Adjunct Lecturer and Assistant Professor in the University of Thessaly,Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Transport, Greece, from 1998 to 2012.
AppointedNationalCoordinatorforthe “PortworkerDevelopmentProgram” (PDP) of International LaborOffice in Greece, an international highquality modular trainingcourse for portworkers.
He is Executive Committee member of ESPO (European Seaports Organization) and First Vice Chairman of Greek Ports Association (ELIME).