Hellenic international section: Awards Ceremony
The BCS Hellenic IT Awards Ceremony took place on December 20th, 2022, at the British Ambassador’s residence at Athens.
During the Ceremony, the Chairman of BCS in Greece and Fellow of BCS, Mr. Christos Stavroulakis, awarded 9 Digital Excellence Awards, to the following Sectors:
Digital Governance Excellence Award
Mr. Kyriakos Pierrakakis, Minister, Ministry of Digital Governance
Digital Security Excellence Award
Mr. Vasileios E. Papakostas, Director, Cyber Crime Division - Hellenic Police
Digital Transformation Excellence Award in Higher Education Sector
Dr. Antonis Mouhtaropoulos, Dean of Digital Learning & EdTech, Metropolitan College
Digital Transformation Excellence Award in Health Sector
Dr. Vassili G. Apostolopoulos, CEO, Athens Medical Group
Digital Transformation Excellence Award in Energy Sector
Mr. Alexandros Paterakis, Deputy CEO, PPC S.A.
Digital Transformation Excellence Award in Industry Sector
Mr. Yannis Paraschos, Group IT Director, TITAN CEMENT GROUP
Digital ICT Vendor Excellence Award
Mr. Dimitrios Dafnis, CEO, Cosmos Business Systems
Digital Research and Innovation Excellence Award
Prof. Nektarios Tavernarakis, Chairman, Foundation for Research and Technology
Digital Transformation Excellence Award in Financial Sector
Mr. Haris Karonis, CEO, Viva Wallet
View all of the photos from the event
During his speech, Mr. Stavroulakis presented BCS, and congratulated all the awarded.
The Awards was honored by the presence of H.E. British Ambassador Mathew Lodge, who made the welcome address, pointing out the important role of BCS, and congratulating all the awarded for their achievement.
The Awards Ceremony was also honored by the presence of the Minister of Digital Governance Mr. Kyriakos Pierrakakis, who made the key-note speech, pointing out the major progress that the Ministry of Digital Governance has made, the adopted methodology, and their next targets. Mr Pierrakakis congratulated all awarded.
The Awards Ceremony was also honored by the Director of the Office of the Minister of Digital Governance, Mr. Konstantinos Champidis, the international affairs Advisor of the Minister, Mrs Maria Mavridaki, the Advisor of the Minister Mrs Maria Diamani, and the Education Manager of British Council Mrs Fegarou.
On the second part of the event, 18 distinguished IT Graduates were awarded, for achieving the top ranks in their University undergraduate an postgraduate IT studies. Greeting speeches were given by the Academic Deans de of the awarded IT Graduates.