Μπάμπης Μιχαϊλίδης


EuropassCurriculum Vitae 
  
Personal information 
First name / Surname Charalampos Michailidis
Home Address12 Egnatia Str., 546 26, Thessaloniki, Greece
Telephones+306986385521   
E-mailmichailidis@hotmail.gr  
  
NationalityGreek
  
Date of birth25/9/1958
  
   
Work experience 

2020 (Oct) – todayPositionMain activities and responsibilities    Name and address of businessType of business  2014 – 2020 (Sep)PositionMain activities and responsibilities               Name and address of employerType of business  2011 – 2014  Rentalpreneur at Babisrents.comA disruptive real estate investor creatively disrupting the Hospitality scene. After 38 years in the corporate world, I am now (at last) in a position to leverage the organizational capabilities I have developed over these years and apply them towards a lifelong dream and passion: making and sharing travelling experiences! Blending knowledge with passion, I have developed a family-run vacation-rental business, transforming real estate assets into high-quality serviced residences, offering exclusive hosting retreats.
BabisRents.com, 12 Egnatia Str., Thessaloniki, 54626, Greece Short term accommodation rentals   Director of Corporate AffairsGuiding and managing the overall University’s brand and reputation in public, through both oral and written communications. Develop a Strategic Plan for Corporate Affairs Department; Develop a communication policy for the University; Maintain close and active contact with community leaders to understand the needs of the community and to determine how best the university might provide support; Build a comprehensive network of internal and external contacts and decision-makers and maintains strategic and collaborative relationships with diverse, global groups; Consult with relevant internal departments in order to project the university’s corporate message to both external and internal mediums; Represent the university before key internal and external partners and audiences be face of the university to both internal and external contacts and stakeholders; Responsible for all internal and external communications; Public speaking at presentations, conferences or radio and TV interviews; Represent the company or client at events; Develop and maintain the University’s corporate image and identity; Direct activities of external agencies, establishments and departments that develop and implement communication strategies and information programs; Develop, implement and evaluate communications strategies; Help students and graduates to approach their goals in what to do with their professional careers, to discover their competencies and to claim a working position, in the modern and competitive environment or to develop a business idea.NEW YORK COLLEGE, 138 Egnatia Str. & P.P.Germanou, Thessaloniki, 54622, GreeceHigher Education Institute – European and American Education   
PositionDirector of Strategic Planning & Development
Main activities and responsibilitiesDeveloping strategically the work of the Russian Center, promoting its activities and offerings, interacting with the staff of the Russkiy Mir Foundation in Moscow, preparing grant and budget proposals and any associated reports. Supervising Centre’s activities, including roundtables and presentations, maintaining a collection of Russian publications and media associated with language and culture. Ensuring that the Institution is effectively structured and staffed and all employees (10 people) perform at a professional level.
Name and address of employerRUSSIAN CENTER OF THESSALONIKI – RUSSKIY MIR, 1 Nikolaou Germanou Str., 546 21, Thessaloniki, Greece
Type of businessCulture Institute – Organization of Conferences, Cultural Events and Exhibitions.
   
2005 – 2010 
Position heldSupport Director & Assistant Chairman of International and Public Tenders’ Committee
Main activities and responsibilitiesPlanning, managing, and executing all the operational, logistical and financial aspects of the National Exhibition Center (17 Hall areas) and the premises of 3 National Congress Centers, ensuring that all events run smoothly. Cooperating with all other Departments in the company, planning event schedules and checking client requirements. Dealing with customer complaints and comments. Major contribution in applying a performance appraisal corporate culture which reduced operating costs by 20% in 5 years, having effectively structured the Department, ensuring that all employees (25 people) and external contractors’ staff (200 people) perform at a professional and cost-effective level. 
Name and address of employerHELEXPO S.A., 154, Egnatia Str., 546 36, Thessaloniki, Greece
Type of businessHellenic Organisation of International Exhibitions, Conferences & Cultural Events
  
2002 – 2005 
Position heldCommercial Director & Member of the Board of Directors
Main activities and responsibilities• Member of the Top Management Team, contributing to the development of commercial strategy.• Responsible for managing all commercial and sales activities for products and services for the Greek Market and Exports, building close working relationships with sale networks (customers, agents, transport companies, administration) to drive profitable growth and ensuring targets are met.• While maintaining leadership in the Greek market, major contribution in opening new markets and customers in Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria, FYROM and Ukraine, serving brands like FRITOLAY, PepsiCo, NESTLE, KRAFT FOODS, SARA LEE, ELITE, BIC, etc.• Developing sales tools and business intelligence to grow company’s profitability.• Ensuring that the Department was effectively structured and staffed and all employees (13 people) perform at a professional level.
Name and address of employerA. HATZOPOULOS S.A., 162, 26th October str., 546 28 Thessaloniki, Greece
Type of businessFlexible Packaging Materials Manufacturing Industry
  
1985 – 2002 
Position held Industrial Plant Director & Member of the Board of Directors
Main activities and responsibilities• Member of the Top Management Team, contributing to the development of Company’s strategy.• Management and monitoring all operations of the plant’s supply chain, ensuring continuity of raw material supply, production, quality control and dispatch of finished products.• Business intelligence and budgeting to meet plant’s annual objectives and standards according to sales projections.• Ensuring that the Department was effectively structured and staffed and all employees (13 people) perform at a professional level.
Name and address of employer ABEZ S.A., 6th Km Thessaloniki–Oreokastro road, Thessaloniki 564 29, Greece
Type of businessPasta Goods Factory
  
1981 – 1982 
Position held Assistant Mechanical Engineer
Main activities and responsibilities• Participation on a team project of Energy Conservation with the cooperation of the R&D Department of HEINEKEN N.V. Holland.• The scope of the project was to calculate the theoretically required energy for the production process and compare it with the actual one, in order to reduce waste of Energy.
Name and address of employer ATHENIAN BREWERY S.A., 107, Kifissos Ave., 122 41 Aigaleo, Athens, Greece
Type of businessIndustrial Brewery (Heineken-Amstel Brewery)
  
Consulting & Research Experience (Parallel Activity) 
  
2004 – 2005 
Position heldConsulting researcher
Main activities and responsibilities Central research theme was the applications of Performance Management Systems (Balanced Scorecard & Benchmarking) in Regional Government. Development and promotion of products, tools, software and provision of corresponding consulting services on the management of innovation in Organizations of the public and the private sector. Specialization in Performance Management Systems for the public organizations as well as in Regional development and innovation. 
Name and address of employers• URENIO (URBAN AND REGIONAL INNOVATION Research Unit) – affiliated to the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and Development in the Faculty of Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.• INTELIN S.A. – INTELLIGENT INNOVATION SYSTEMS (subsidiary of EUROCONSULTANTS SA), Thermi, Thessaloniki, Greece.• UNIVERSITY OF THESSALY – Department of Production Management Engineers, Volos, GR.• UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN MACEDONIA, Department of Mechanical Engineers, Kozani, GR.
Type of businessResearch Institutions, Innovation spin-offs and Universities
  
Teaching & Academic Experience (Parallel Activity) 
  
1995 – today 
Position heldCourse Instructor and Senior Lecturer
Main activities and responsibilitiesAcademic Modules• Academic procedure: Building Module’s syllabus, preparing questions and Case Studies for Exams, being an academic advisor for final year Dissertations and general assessment of the whole academic process. Working with the lecturers’ appraisal system, both from external and internal examiners as well as from students. Teaching both in English and Greek.• Academic Modules taught: Operations Management & Logistics, Geo-Strategy and Performance Management Systems, Balanced Scorecard, Key Performance Indicators, Business Intelligence, Total Quality Management (Common Assessment Framework – CAF), Sales Management, Leadership and Change, Organizational Culture, Personal & Professional Development, Storytelling, Mentoring & Professional Coaching.• Level Classification: B.Sc., MSc, Executive MBA (Greek & English).
Name and address of employers• NATIONAL CENTRE FOR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (EKDDA) – Athens, Thessaloniki, Patrai, Kozani, Larissa, Mitilini, & Ioannina Training Institutes.• NEW YORK COLLEGE, State University of New York – Empire State College (SUNY-ESC), USA, Universite Toulouse 1 Capitole, France, Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch (IUKB), Switzerland.• CITY COLLEGE, Affiliated Institution of Sheffield University, UK.• UNIVERSITY OF THESSALY – Department of Production Management Engineers, Volos, GR.• UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN MACEDONIA, Department of Mechanical Engineers, Kozani, GR.• ICBS BUSINESS SCHOOLKingston University, UK.• HELLENIC MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (EEDE), GR, Postgraduate Studies.• ATHENS GSM College, Nottingham Trent University, UK.• MEDITERRANEAN COLLEGE, University of Derby, UK.• METROPOLITAN COLLEGE, University of East London, UK.
Type of businessAcademic Institutions, Universities, Education & Research
 Education & Training 
  
1982 – 1983 
Title of qualification awarded M.Sc. in Production Management & Production Technology
Principal subjects covered Holistic production perspective involving:• Basic understanding of various dimensions and functions of the broad field of production. • Analytical skills needed to tackle the ever-changing problems and situations of modern competitive production. • Conceptual and reasoning skills with appropriate decision support methods and tools used in production management. • Communication and presentation skills necessary for leadership positions.Dissertation: ‘Management of Planned Maintenance’. Applied project in a pipeline manufacturing company BIRMINGHAM BATTERY & METAL Co. (ΒΒΜ), in Birmingham UK, a subsidiary of British Leyland (employed there for six months).
Name and type of organisationAston University in BirminghamUK
  
1977 – 1981 
Title of qualification awardedB.Sc. in Engineering
Principal subjects coveredDesigning, improving and controlling production services and systems. Machines and capital processes. Management principles and systems integration. Manpower: People in the process. Control mechanisms and strategies. Cost of profitability.Dissertation: ‘Energy Conservation in Large Industrial Boiler Plants’.
Name and type of organisationSurrey UniversityGuildford, Surrey, UK
  
  1976 – 1977 
Title of qualification awardedAdvanced A-Levels G.C.E. (General Certificate Of Education), UK
Principal subjects coveredPure Mathematics (Grade A), Applied Mathematics (Grade B), Composite Subject – Pure & Applied Mathematics (Grade A), English Language.
Name and type of organisationCollege of Advanced Education, ThessalonikiGreece
  
1970 – 1976 
Title of qualification awardedGreek National Apolitirion of Senior High School
Name and type of organisationANATOLIA COLLEGE – The American High School of Thessaloniki, Greece
  
Personal Skills and Competencies 
  
Mother tongueOther languagesGreek
Self-assessment UnderstandingSpeakingWriting
European level (*) ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production 
English C2Proficient
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Social skills and competencesOpen-minded and extroverted person that doesn’t hesitate to start a conversation, to establish a contact or to start either personal or professional friendship. Good ability to adapt to new multicultural environments acquired by living and studying in UK for 5 years. In top of that all my professional interactions helped me to become an excellent communicator with partners and customers all over the world.   SOCIAL ACTIVITY• Member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (Τ.Ε.Ε.)• Member of the Hellenic Institute of Chartered Mechanical-Electrical Engineers• Member of the Hellenic Academy of Business Management (Ε.A.Δ.Ε.)• Member of the Hellenic Management Association (Ε.Ε.Δ.Ε.)• Member of the Hellenic Institute of Production Management & Services (Ι.ΔΙ.Π.& Y), f. member of the Board of Directors• Member of the Hellenic Association of Qualified Production Engineering and Management• Member of the US College Alumni Association of ANATOLIA, f. Class Representative ‘76• Member of the Hellenic Institute of Communication. Member of the Board of Directors, responsible for the Education & Training domain• Member of the Hellenic Society of British Universities’ Graduates (BUGS)• Member of the University of Surrey, UK, Alumni Association• Member of the University of Aston in Birmingham, UK, Alumni Association• Member of the YMCA Thessaloniki, Greece, f. member of the Pilion Camp Directors’ Committee• Member of the Hellenic Gastronomy Club “Slow Food”• Member of “Oinosis”, wine tasters club 
  
Organisational skills and competencesMy long managerial experience in large organisations as Technical and Commercial Director helped me to acquire excellent leadership skills and a progressive record in high demand and fast paced environments. I consider myself as an expert in managing large-scale operations and events, building loyal staffs that exceed organizational expectations. I have also built a commercial acumen, analyzing strategic objectives, conceiving, creating, and developing ideas, perceiving and defining cause-and-effect relationships and synthesizing facts and ideas.
  
Technical skills and competencesExpert in Performance Measuring Systems, Balanced Scorecard, Key Performance Indicators and Benchmarking. Also, expertise in Driving Organisational and Personal Change.
  
Computer skills and competences• MS Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint), Internet• ERP UNISOFT ATLANTIS: M.I.S. – Reporting, Budgeting, Cost CenterAnalysis• ERP SINGULAR LOGIC (SEN): M.I.S. – Reporting, Budgeting, Cost Center Analysis
  
Other skills and competencesHobbiesLeadership & Neuroscience (Neuroleadership, Neurocoaching), Storytelling, Philosophy, Musical Theatre, Greek comedy movies (1955-1975).
  
Driving licenceCategory B – Motor Vehicles
  
Additional information1. Chartered Mechanical Engineer with specialization in Production Technology and Production Management, License No. 7176/85a. Member of Technical Chamber of Greece (T.E.E.), No. 46173b. License for supervision of Mechanical Installations Θ1004/85c. License for supervision of Electrical Installations Θ1004/852. Teaching Certificate for the Training of Trainers, National Centre for Public Administration and Local Government (EKDDA), 100 hours.3. College Teacher’s Registration Number: 122/2009, Greek Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs, Foreign Colleges’ Office, Athens GR.4. OAED LAEK (0,45%) Teacher’s Registration Number: 37665, Greek Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Welfare – Greek Manpower Employment Organization (OAED), Athens GR.5. Scientific Publication: Michailidis, Ch. (2003) The transition from vocational training to social vocational training: Helping people overcome their fear of independent action and autonomy. CEDEFOP Panorama Series; 74, p.111-119.6. Military Service: Completed.7. References available upon request.
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