Dr. Benekos is a registered Professional Engineer at the Technical Chamber of Greece with 20+ years of professional experience. He is a graduate of the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, with a M.Sc. from Cornell University, USA, and a Ph.D. from Stanford University, USA, in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He has taught several courses, including Project Management and Corporate Risk Management, as Assistant and Visiting Professor at various Universities and has worked in managerial positions at several technical consulting firms.
Currently, he is the Head of the A5 Laboratory on Risk Analysis and Resilience at the Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT) of the Center for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). He is also Chair of Technical Committee A.3 on Risk Management of the World Road Association (PIARC) for the cycle 2016-2019 where, since 2008 as Greece’s representative, has been steering international multidisciplinary working groups in risk, emergency and resilience management.
Head of Laboratory A5
Risk Management and Resilience
52 Egialias Str, Marousi, Athens