Dimitrios Athanasiou

Dimitrios Athanasiou is a Civil Engineer with a Masters Degree in International Construction Management and a Degree from the National School of Public Administration in Greece. He joined the European Commission four years ago as a policy officer in the Buildings Team of the Energy Efficiency (Buildings and Products) Unit in DG Energy. His work focuses on the implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, and in particular the monitoring of calculation methodologies and nearly zero-energy buildings uptake within the EU. Prior to joining the European Commission he worked as a Minister’s Consultant on energy efficiency in the Hellenic Ministry of Environment and Energy, and in civil engineering.