Keynote speaker - NBERC Research Colloquium

IMG 20181126 NBERC keynote 2Another NBE Research Centre (NBERC) University of South Australia Colloquium concluded with a great success. It was an honour for me to be the internal keynote speaker this year talking about "crazy risk stories"!


Keynote speaker - World Road Association (PIARC)

IMG 20181108 Vietnam 8A 90 million people country with 30 million motorbikes! Very excited to be in Hanoi Vietnam as a keynote speaker on risk management for the International Seminar on Disaster and Risk Management for Roads organised by the World Road Association (PIARC), DRVN, VIBRA, REAAA, UTC


PMI Adelaide presentation

IMG 20180820 PMI Adelaide KKIR 2 reducedReally enjoyed presenting at the PMI Adelaide South Australia chapter monthly event: Risks are there be aware! Full house, good discussions and plenty of ideas from the attendees!

AIPM SA showcase - awards

IMG 20180816 AIPM showcase awards 1 copyPresenting awards to the winners of Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) SA chapter - projectmanagement showcase. Congratulations to all the Winners!

Interview for PMI Adelaide

180731 PMInsight interviewI really enjoyed being interviewed by Hossein Derakhshanfar from PMI Adelaide on "current trends in project risk management: Risks are there... be aware!". 

Award winning research paper

Emerald hc bannerVery excited to receive the Emerald Literati Award: Highly commended article 2018 for our paper: "Optimism bias within the project management context: A systematic quantitative literature review".

AIB SA - Professional Excellence Awards

IMG 20180504 AIB AwardsA great event by the AIB SA chapter! Amazing UniSA NBE School students, the future of building Industry in SA, receiving their awards. I was onoured to represent the School at this fantastic evening. Thank you AIB!  


(photo credit: AIB/Fred Bray)

Wreath laying ceremony 25th of March 2018

IMG 20180325 wreath laying 2Lest we forget. Paying respect to those who followed the spirit of duty. Very honoured for being invited by the Greek Consul Mr Andreas Konstantinos Gouras to take part in the wreath laying ceremony for the Greek Independence Day at the War Memorial, Adelaide.

Attiko Metro work site visit

171130 Attiko Metro 3Great tour for our senior NTUA  Mechanical Engineering students visiting Attiko Metro SA work site at Dimotiko Theatro station in Piraeus. A rare chance to see the Tunneling Boring Machine "Ippodamos" in action! A big thank you to the colleagues Voutiritsa, Kalokairino, Asvestari, Kanari from Attiko Metro and the Contractor that offered this excellent tour! Very happy for being able to organise this for our students.

Thanks to guest speakers for NTUA Spring Semester 2017

170525 SNFCC VavaletskosAnother semester is over for under and post graduate classes in NTUA. Many thanks to the brilliant coleagues that helped me inspire our students in the classes of Project Management by presenting real world cases related to project management.

Fourlis TRADE LOGISTICS center visit

170517 134019Very impressed by the TRADE LOGISTICS center (Fourlis). Many thanks to O. Efthymiou for hosting us and S. Ponis for organising the visit for our students (SIMOR/Mech/NTUA).

Tunnel risk analysis summit and drill

I was honoured to deliver a presentation to a multidisciplinary audience coming from Road Operators, Fire brigade, Police and Paramedics. The summit was organised by the Ioannina Fire Service Dept. and EGANTIA ODOS S.A. The summit was followed by a very successful drill that I had the opportunity to attend.


See the relevant video here: 022654 EGNATIA drill 29

PMI-Greece - Projects for Transformational Change

161124 NRAHHonoured to have presented for PMI-Greece. Topic: Managing projects in the land of Kangaroos: A risk management perspective

University of South Australia Research Colloquium 2016

161118 UniSA M2 TheatreAlways glad to visit University of South Australia. This year I had the opportunity to present in the NBE Research Colloquium 2016 the paper entitled: Horses for courses: Can trendy educational approaches work everywhere?