my bio

Dr. Georgios Ardavanis is an international award-winning engineering executive, technology and business entrepreneur, extreme adventurist, philanthropist, lecturer, and author. He holds a Greek citizenship and he’s a US permanent resident.

Dr. Ardavanis studied at Protypos Evangelical School of Smyrna in Athens Greece and the National Conservatory. Upon graduation he was trained and worked as naval officer in the Greek Navy. He holds a Bachelor and Master’s in electrical engineering from Villanova University (USA), a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (USA), an Advanced Certificate for Executives in Engineering Management from MIT (USA), and a PhD in Environmental Engineering from the Technical University in Sofia (BG). Also, he attended post-graduate studies for the Newly Industrialized Asian Economies at Columbia University (USA).

Dr. Ardavanis is an inspiring and aggressive executive engineering manager with high moral standards, strong leadership, energy and drive necessary to ensure delivery of business objectives on schedule and budget. He has over 30 years proven record in engineering including R&D, systems architecture and integration, and management on complex programmes/projects. He has extensive working experience with private and government contracts, broad understanding and application of statistics and risk assessment tools, manufacturing experience, direct experience with internal and external audits and corrective action follow up, strong analytical, verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

Dr. Ardavanis has provided extensive support to the Autistic Society of Trinidad, to the Mother Teresa’s orphanage in Agra India, and isolated philanthropies in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. He is participating in extreme adventures (e.g. ultramarathons, ultra-triathlons, ocean rowing, alpinism) around the world. He is the author of numerous papers and books in engineering, management, finance and investment.