Dipl.-Ing. Ioannis Skias

Employee, Hydraulic Infrastructures Operation & Maintenance Coordinator, Organization for the Development of Crete S.A. (OAK S.A.)

Degree: Diploma & M.Sc., National Technical University of Athens

Chánia, Greece


Consulting Engineering
Full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
Full Project Lifecycle Management
Engineering Studies
Project Management
Team Leadership
Operations Management
Process Improvement
Strategic Planning
Quality Assurance
Regulatory Compliance
Business Development
Proposal Development
Client Relations
Mechanical engineering
Aeronautical Engineering
Numerical Simulations
Computational fluid dynamics
Renewable Energy
Energy audit
Energy Efficiency
Energy Consulting
Airline industry
Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Technische Beratung
Numerische Simulation
Erneuerbare Energien
Visual Studio
Information Systems Management


Professional experience for Ioannis Skias

  • Current 10 months, since Sep 2020

    Hydraulic Infrastructures Operation & Maintenance Coordinator

    Organization for the Development of Crete S.A. (OAK S.A.)

  • 8 months, Oct 2019 - May 2020

    Business Development Manager


    Identify rising business opportunities and lead the go-to-market strategy to capitalize innovative product development in hyper spectral imaging domain.

  • 3 years and 3 months, Aug 2015 - Oct 2018

    Head of Engineering & Operations

    JR Technologies

    Spearhead management specialising in delivery of innovative distribution and payment software solutions to airlines according to IATA standards operating in high-availability, secure cloud infrastructure. Coordinated team of 70 experts in quality delivery and support of Offer & Order Management solutions and payment hubs of 3.5M€ total budget. Ensured top client satisfaction by cultivating productive relationships, facilitating needs assessment, requirements analysis and customized technical consultancy.

  • 10 years and 11 months, Oct 2004 - Aug 2015

    Owner / Lead Consultant

    SKIAS engineering

    Established company of five engineers to provide engineering consultancy and technical software development. Orchestrated several projects in energy, aviation and defence sector. Delivered feasibility studies, performance and simulation analyses, impact assessments and forensic investigations.

  • 11 months, Apr 2012 - Feb 2013

    Business Development & Sales Manager

    EADS - 3 SIGMA

    Drove sales operations for aerospace company specialising in design, production, and export of diverse UAVs as well as electronics. Coordinated a team of seven experts for addressing projects of 5.0M budget in total. Fuelled revenues through acquisition of new projects and bids. Improved proposal development through new process development. Successfully negotiated T&Cs of contract agreements with defence entities. Grew market share through innovative creation and rollout of new products and services.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Jul 2003 - Sep 2004

    Operations Manager

    EADS - 3 SIGMA

    Overall planning and execution of operations with the aerial and sea targets of the company in national and international operation theaters of national armed forces and private organizations. Management of department’s personnel training program. Participation in several R&D studies regarding the design and performance of the company’s products.

  • 7 months, Dec 2002 - Jun 2003

    Engineering & Planning Manager

    ELECTRA Airlines

    Orchestrate the maintainance functions for the company's fleet (McDonnell Douglas DC-10-15, Boeing B757-200) to the maximum level of operational readiness and safety. Conduction of reliability monitoring studies of aircraft systems. Planning of checks and coordination of any modifications.

  • 5 months, Jan 2002 - May 2002

    Technical Director


    Reorganization and management of the Technical Department in terms of human resources, equipment and procedures. Liaison to Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

  • 1 year and 8 months, Nov 1999 - Jun 2001

    Aerodynamics Laboratory Assistant (Sergeant)

    Hellenic Air Force Academy

    Conduction of aerodynamics lab exercises to air cadets. Lectures and development of scientific software tools. Participation in committees for the new subsonic wind tunnel and CFD lab. Technical consultancy in the Aircraft Maintenance Dept.

  • 4 months, Aug 1998 - Nov 1998

    Research Assistant

    KePa Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH

    Involvement in two research projects: - Verification of the operational strength of a prototype system for the electrical control of the valves of a internal combustion engine (ICE) on behlalf of VDO and BMW. - Investigation of the stick-slip effect occurring during the operation of a new sunroof of an automobile, on behalf of OPEL and KIA Motors.

  • 9 months, Nov 1997 - Jul 1998

    Electrical-Mechanical Engineer

    HochTief A.G.

    Selection and coordination of installation of the electromechanical equipment during the construction of the New Athens International Airport (El. Venizelos).

Educational background for Ioannis Skias

  • 7 months, May 2014 - Nov 2014

    Modern Developments in Offshore Structures

    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

    Thesis: The accident of Piper Alpha platform: Technical Analysis & Lessons Learned

  • 2 years and 3 months, Sep 2000 - Nov 2002

    Computational (Fluid) Mechanics

    National Technical University of Athens

    Continuum Mechanics, Advanced Computational Techniques, Finite Elements & Finite Differences Methods, Generation & Adaptation of Numerical Grids, Computational Methods in Aerodynamics, Computational Methods in Hydrodynamics. Thesis: Mathematical Simulation of the Flow Field Around Subsonic Airfoils

  • 7 years and 2 months, Oct 1992 - Nov 1999

    Mechanical engineering

    National Technical University of Athens

    Aeronautics. Thesis: 3-D Modeling and Simulation of Aircraft During Take-off and Landing


  • Greek

    First language

  • English


  • Italian


  • German



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