Konstantinos Kastanis is the Managing Director of ELVAN S.A., a Greek industrial company which produces fixed pv structures, cable trays, support systems and lightning protection material. It is also a pioneer in designing automated cleaning systems for pv panels.
Born in Athens in 1965, he graduated from the School of Mechanical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (N.T.U.A.), focusing on Energy Systems. He also has an M.B.A. from the University of Indianapolis, where his dissertation was on: “Teachings of War History on Corporate Strategy and Leadership”. His involvement with renewable energy begun in 2006, when he became the company’s CEO.