Human resources

 

Ecodevelopment S.A. is an environmental application company (SME) founded in 1996, with 24 full-time employees and a fleet of 60 vehicles. The headquarters is in Thessaloniki/Greece and an office is hold in Athens. The company offers wide area mosquito/vector control and pest control services nationwide for over 20 years and is recognized as one of the leaders in mosquito control in Europe. As a result of its R&D activities since 2015 provides also consulting services in the agricultural sector using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and satellite high precision spectroscopy.
During the last five years, Ecodevelopment has offered its services to 10 out of the 13 Regions of Greece, to more than 100 municipalities out of the 300 municipalities of Greece and to more than 400 private SMEs and/or big enterprises.
Since 2015 Ecodevelopment has dynamically entered in the field of remote sensing technology, providing services of remote sensing and diagnostic applications in the agriculture and environment. These services concern the aerial farm scanning and scouting with the use of contemporary non- unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV, Drone), satellite imagery and sensors of high definition spatial and spectral analysis. Promptly, repeatedly and on real-time, the company provides early detection, forecasting and advisory and consultancy services upon cultivation issues such as Plant-protection, Ripeness and Fertilisation.
  

 

Spiros Mourelatos, PhD in Hydrobiology, with over 20 years’ experience in mosquito control. He is CEO of Ecodevelopment which he established in 1996. He is in charge of the design, organization and scientific management of large-scale mosquito control projects throughout Greece. His work has been published in scientific and technical journals and he actively participates in international fora and conferences (32 peer reviewd publications, 410 citations) George Iatrou, PhD in Ecology, cofounder and CEO of Ecodevelopment with extensive experience on issues of environmental management and pest control management. He is in charge of the design, organization and scientific management of the Precision Agriculture services that Ecodevelopment provides since 2015. Kostis Kotoulas, Chemist, General Manager of Ecodevelopment and member of the Board with advanced experience in Business Administration and Marketing.  He joined Ecodevelopment in 2001 and he is responsible for the organization, evolution and certification of Ecodevelopment’s activities. Stella Kalaitzopoulou, Biologist, Director of the Mosquito Control Department and Responsible for Environmental Management and Quality Assurance of the company. She is a coordinator of large-scale mosquito control projects since 1997. She has important experience in project management, field entomology and GIS applications.
Sandra Gewehr, Biologist, Director of the Research and Development Department. She joined Ecodevelopment in 1998 and she has an outstanding experience in the management of Public Health Issues related to mosquito borne diseases and GIS technology modelling. She has been specialized in the use of unmanned aircraft (UAV) systems. Christos Karydas, Agronomist, PhD in Geomatics, Director of the Department of Precision Agriculture. Since 2016 he is the main consultant for remote sensing on agriculture and natural environment, with the task of upgrading old and developing new services. He is an expert in image analysis, geomatics soil resources management and GIS applications. Nikos Perros, Agronomist, MSc in Geomatics, MSc in Quality Assurance, Director of the Department of Southern Greece. He has been working in Ecodevelopment since 2010, with an active role in the design, organization and coordination of mosquito control projects in the Peloponnese and Western Greece. He is also actively involved in Precision Agriculture Department of Ecodevelopment. Nikos Lazos, Agronomist, Director of the Pest Control Department. He joined Ecodevelopment in 2000 and he has been specialized in adulticiding applications as well as in insect identification at species level. He has also an active role in Precision Agriculture Department of Ecodevelopment.
Paris Tsagaris, Food Technologist, Director of the Supply Department and Project Manager of individual mosquito control projects of Ecodevelopment since 1999. He has been specialized in outdoors mosquito adulticiding applications. Miltos Iatrou, Agronomist, PhD in Soil Science, member of the Precision Agriculture Department. He is Ecodevelopment’s partner since 2016. He is an expert in modeling and biometrics, in spectral data analysis, in production of algorithms and in fertilizer recommendations. Kostas Iordanidis, Technologist Agronomist, Project Manager of individual mosquito control and pest control projects since 2000. He has been specialized in ecological mapping of large wetland systems in relation to the reproductive potential of mosquitoes throughout Greece. George Vlachos, Agronomist, Project Manager of individual mosquito control and pest control projects since 2001. He has important experience in project management and he has been specialized in the identification of larvae and adult mosquitoes at species level.
Nikos Garlis, Technologist Agronomist, Project Manager of individual mosquito control and pest control projects since 2001. He has been specialized in localization and mapping of mosquito breeding sites in the natural, urban and peri-urban system. Nikos Kelemenis, Technologist Agronomist, Director of the Branch in Athens. He has been working in Ecodevelopment since 2006 as Project Manager of individual mosquito control and pest control projects in the region of Attica. Nikos Kapetanios, Technologist Agronomist, member of the Pest Control Department. He has been working at the Branch of Athens since 2008.  He is a Project Manager of pest control projects in the region of Attica. Sotiris Papadopoulos, Technician, Responsible for the Technical Support. He has been working in Ecodevelopment since 2001, having undertaken the maintenance and proper functioning of the company's equipment and fleet.
Ilias Tsitsanis, Technician, member of Pest Control Department. He has been working in Ecodevelopment since 2003 as Project Manager of pest control projects. He has been specialized in indoors insecticide and rodenticide applications. Anastasia Doudoumi, Technologist Accountant, member of the Accounting Department. She joined Ecodevelopment in 2008, performing a multitude of tasks to ensure the smooth operation of the accounting and financial Department of the company. Lysimachi Slavi, Technologist Agronomist, responsible for the company's Administrative support. She has been working in Ecodevelopment since 2006 and she in charge of conducting the competitions in which Ecodevelopment participates, as well as of bureaucratic support for mosquito and pest control projects. Xanthi Tseni, Geologist, MSc in Geomatics and PhD Candidate in Geology. She is a member of the Precision Agriculture Department. She joined Ecodevelopment in 2017 and she is specialized in GIS applications, image analysis, modeling and WebGIS.
Lazaros Tembouras, Technologist Agronomist, responsible for the secretarial support of the company and the smooth operation of the office. He has been working in Ecodevelopment since 2013. Dimitris Piastopoulos, Technologist Agronomist, external partner of Ecodevelopment since 2011. He is a Project Manager of individual mosquito control projects for the period during March to October. Kostas Toulas, Agronomist, external partner of Ecodevelopment since 2006. He is a Project Manager of individual mosquito and pest control projects for the period during March to October. Lefteris Soulis, external partner of Ecodevelopment since 2003. He is a Project Manager of individual mosquito control projects for the period during March to October.