The Mytilineos corporate group Group has been awarded the Energy/Hydrocarbons Company of the Year prize, one of seven awards offered by the Greek Energy Forum, an exchange platform for energy sector professionals, at its annual GEF Energy Awards, held for a second time, at an event just staged at London’s prestigious Cass Business School.
Energean Oil & Gas CEO Mathios Rigas picked up the Energy Influencer prize.
ELPE (Hellenic Pegtroleum) took the Social Responsibility prize.
The Smart Islands Initiative, aiming to drastically increase RES production on Greek islands, won an Energy Innovator prize; Kantor Management Consultants was awarded the Energy Consultancy/Services of the Year prize; Gaslog, an international LNG carrier, took the Maritime Services of the Year prize; and the Eunice Energy Group won the Green Energy prize.
Greek Energy Forum was founded in 2013 and its GEF Energy Awards established in 2016 as a biennial event to recognize and award organizations, enterprises and personalities inspiring others through exceptional work and valuable contributions to the energy and hydrocarbon sectors of the east Mediterranean.
The prizewinners of all categories were voted by an independent prize committee comprised of internationally renowned industry players not linked to the GEF.
The committee, in alphabetical order, was comprised of Panos Kelamis, CEO, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company; Stavros Kokkinis, General Manager Shipping & Products Trading, Shell Trading; Yanos Michopoulos, Managing Director, Authentix, former Country Manager Greece & Cyprus; Michael Tamvakis, Professor of Commodity Economics & Finance, Cass Business School; Petros Tratskas, Senior Originator, ENI Trading & Shipping; Ioannis Tsipouridis, General Manager at R.E.D Pro Consultants and former President of Hellenic Wind Energy Association; and Rikard Skoufias, Energy Consultant, former Country Manager Greece of TAP.