Harry Sachinis

Chief Executive Officer, Athens Water (EYDAP)

Harry Sachinis

Chief Executive Officer, Athens Water (EYDAP)


Mr. Sachinis is the Chief Executive Officer of EYDAP, the largest water and wastewater company in Greece. He has negotiated a new favorable €6 billion 20-year concession agreement with the Greek State and is focusing on executing a €1.6 billion 10-year investment plan and transforming the company to achieve operational excellence.

He previously held the position of Business Development Officer at Aegean Airlines.

He has been involved in private equity as a Partner at Global Finance, as an Operating Partner at Advent International and independently.

Earlier he was the Chairman and CEO of DEPA Group, where he significantly improved profitability, negotiated and completed major supply contracts worth $20 billion and contributed in the shaping of alternative gas supply routes to Europe.

He has also served as President of the McGraw-Hill Companies’ Business Information Group, which he made into one of the top global business-to-business information companies, specializing in the energy, construction, aviation, aerospace and defense industries.

Prior to this, he was President of Platts, which he built into the world’s largest energy and commodities price and information provider, and at the same time he actively promoted transparency and integrity in the global energy markets.

He was also Group Vice President of Standard & Poor’s, where he grew key strategic businesses in the financial information sector.

He has served as Vice Chairman of ATHEXClear and is now a Member of the Boards of Directors of ENEXClear, of the Atlantic Council and οf the Investment Committee of CNL Capital.

He holds an engineering degree from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece and an MBA from Harvard Business School



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