Born in 1963 in Athens, George Polychroniou graduated from “Lycee Leonin” Franco- Hellenic high school in 1981 and then earned a degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 1986. He completed his studies at the Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne (EPFL) and obtained his Master’s of Science degree in Energy Systems with a specialisation in Economics in 1994.
After beginning his professional career in the private sector, he joined the then newly established DEPA in the beginning of 1989. Since 2004 he has served in various management positions in the commercial, financial and operating activities, strategy and business development of DEPA. Since October 2020 he has been Executive Director of Strategy & Business Development, with responsibilities in strategy, corporate development and regulatory affairs and since December 2014 he has been Corporate Secretary of DEPA.
He also represents both European co-financed projects Poseidon Med II and BlueHUBS as Project Manager.