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Sofia Economic Forum

Sofia Economic Forum
June 27 | Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia Forum is a high-level meeting of the most influential Bulgarian and international political, corporate, and intellectual leaders to address pressing challenges currently facing Bulgaria, Europe and the world. The forum will provide an opportunity to identify and assess key growth challenges, learn from policy experiences in other countries, support the adoption of corporate social innovation practices in the private sector and identify a course of policy actions towards more competitive and inclusive economies in Bulgaria and South East Europe.

Meet our team attending:

  • Yannis Kirkinezis – Vice President, Managing Director Balkans – [email protected]
    Mr. Yannis Kirkinezis is a chartered engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry including project and contract management, claims analysis, management consulting, construction inspection, and mechanical engineering.His projects consist of oil and gas (i.e. crude oil pipelines), power plants (i.e. Florina Thermal Power Station, Thessalonica Power Plant– 390 MW)), power transmission and distribution (4800 MW Power Station in South Africa), pipelines (i.e. Trans Adriatic Pipeline), roads and highways, tunnels, rail and transit, airports, industrial and manufacturing facilities, water supply and irrigation, sewage systems, as well as mining equipment and facilities, in Greece, North Macedonia, Libya, and the United Arab Emirates. Working for Hill, Mr. Kirkinezis prepared audit, profit/loss forecast, and cost to completion reports for multiple industrial projects in the Middle East. He also prepared claims for disputes in excess of €400 million as a claims consultant.

    Mr. Kirkinezis holds a degree in Civil Engineering and an MSc in Mechanical Engineering for Petroleum & Petrochemical Equipment from the University ‘Petrol si Gaze din Ploiesti’ in Romania. He has excellent command of English and Romanian and is fluent in Albanian.

    Mr. Kirkinezis has supervised multidisciplinary teams, motivating them to achieve project goals without compromising quality or safety, and since 2023, he has been appointed as Hill’s Managing Director for Balkans, where he oversees all the company’s activities and projects in the region.

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