Konstantinos D. Xifaras is a Production and Management Engineer specialized in Operational Research. He has extended experience as a researcher and business consultant. He has served as Special Advisor to the Leadership of the Ministries of Development (2005-2006) and the Environment, Energy and Climate Change (2013). He has also served as Director of the Office of the Deputy Minister of Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks, competent for the management of the implementation and the funds absorption of NSRF 2007-2013, as well as, the design of the new programming period 2014-2020. He was the CEO of DESFA from October 2013 to September 2016. From September 2019 he is the CEO of DEPA.