Ανθυποπλοίαρχος του Λιμενικού Σώματος, είναι απόφοιτος του Παντείου Πανεπιστημίου στο Τμήμα Ψυχολογίας και πρωταθλήτρια στο άθλημα της ιστιοπλοΐας.
Έχει υπάρξει πολλές φορές Πανελληνιονίκης, Βαλκανιονίκης, έχει κερδίσει μετάλλιο σε Παγκόσμιους, Πανευρωπαϊκούς και Μεσογειακούς αγώνες, έχει αποτελέσει μέλος της Εθνικής Ομάδας για 17 χρόνια, και μέλος της Ολυμπιακής Ομάδας για 2 συνεχείς τετραετίες.
Μια από τις σημαντικότερες στιγμές στην καριέρα της αποτέλεσε η συμμετοχή της στους Ολυμπιακούς αγώνες της Αθήνας, όπου και κατέκτησε την 11η θέση, αλλά και η 18η θέση που κατέλαβε στους Ολυμπιακούς αγώνες στο Πεκίνο.
Σήμερα, παράλληλα με τα καθήκοντά της στο Λιμενικό Σώμα, πραγματοποιεί στις εγκαταστάσεις του Αθλητικού Ναυτικού Ομίλου Γλυφάδας ένα δωρεάν πρόγραμμα εκμάθησης ιστιοπλοΐας σε τέκνα στελεχών του Λιμενικού Σώματος.
Chairman of the Electric Boat Association of Greece and CEO of ILIOFOS, a Greece-based corporation providing consultation and scientific services focussed on the manufacture, study and supervision of Electric–Hybrid cars and Public Transportation, Electromechanical Public Works, Industrial buildings and photovoltaic applications in the private sector.
In 2009 the company was selected by the European Union’s Smilies program for work in the field of electrification of Public Transportation and in 2011 began collaboration with leading companies of world self-propulsion, including NetGain Motors, Logena Automotive and UQM electric drive train Technologies.
In 2020 the Electric Boat Association of Greece will be holding its first series of solar races for high school students, to be run in Athens, Korfu and other mainland and island ports to be determined.
In his ‘spare’ time Mr. Apostolopoulos is a member of and Vice President for the G.A. of Handball Team of Serifato.
Evangelos Raptis was born in Athens in 1963. He received a Degree in Electronics with the title “Operation and Maintenance of Telecommunication Stations”, in 1983.
He received a Diploma in Military Telecommunications Operation and Maintenance, during his military service. He received a Certification in Basic structure of Microprocessors applications and development, from Hellenic Center of Productivity (ELKEPA), in 1987. He received a Certification in Basic Management from Hellenic Management Association, in 1992. He is a Certified IPC Specialist (CIS) / IPC-A-610 (Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies) from 2006.
His experience starts in 1988, as Technician and Operational Unit Leader for 12 years in Telecommunication Industry, as an Industrial Engineer in Defense projects for 8 years, in transfer of technology. Currently he is working as a Quality Engineer in Defense projects.
President of French Association for Electric Boats, is currently Associate Director and co owner of ODC Marine an innovative, French owned shipyard, based in Dalian China and focused on passengers and service boats. This shipyard is also representing the Beneteau, Lagoon and Monte Carlo Yachts brands in North East China as well as the maintenance expertise center in China for the French, Poitou Charente, leisure boats industry.
Having a special focus on renewable energies ODC Marine has been first worldwide to implement lithium based electrical and hybrid propulsion on passengers professional boats. Xavier is also vice president of the French association for the development of electric boats. With more than twenty five years of internal and external management consulting experience in holistic supply chain engineering and optimization, Mr. De Montgros has led optimizations of procurement, supply chains and services operations across the world in the automotive and personal computers industries, with over twenty years of leadership experience in the high-tech industry.
Prior to setting up his own firm in January 2010 Mr. De Montgros served as the Vice President of Services and Customer Satisfaction and the Supply Chain Strategy Director at Hewlett-Packard. AT HP, he led the world-wide HP and then HP/Compaq global supply chain transformation and outsourcing operations to reduce cost and improve inventory. Following the $19B acquisition of Compaq by HP, he led the world-wide integration of personal computers supply chains.
Kevin Desmond is the acknowledged world authority on electric boats, having literally written the book on the subject: “Electric Boats and Ships: a History”, published by McFarland & Co. in 2017. He was Chairman of the Electric Boat Association (UK) in the 1980s and also co-founded the French Electric Boat Association in 1994.
In 2018 Kevin launched his next project, Venice2028, a broadly-based initiative to follow the lead of Amsterdam and other cities and require that the motorboat fleets of the city’s canal be electrified by 2028.
He has been involved in the beginnings of numerous electric boat races over the past three decades and is organizing an all-electric boat regatta in 2019 as a high profile promotion of the Venice electrification project.
QUALIFICATIONS and TRAINING
1975 : BA (Hons) in English Literature and Language, Sheffield University.
1978: Teaching Certificate, New Zealand Ministry of Education.
1982-1984: National Management Training Scheme, Manchester Business School - NHS UK wide graduate entry scheme.
1992-1993: Internal Change Consultant - Management Development Group, NHS in Scotland change agents course, Edinburgh.
June 2017: General Secretary (p/t).
Electric Boat Association: responsible for administration, finance and general management.
Oct 2008: Field researcher, interviewer (p/t).
National Centre for Social Research conducting face to face CAPI interviews in people’s homes. Projects include SHS, SHCS, Glasgow Housing Association, Media attitudes, Fintrac and Electoral
April 2006: Management consultant.
Consultancy and web development work - trading as Paperclip Community Networks: - development of accessible communications for e.g. Lothian Learning Disabilities strategy review (Lothian NHS), Lewis Access Forum, events management.
April 2003 - March 2006: Service Development Officer - Joint Initiatives.
West Lothian Community Health and Care Partnership (NHS/LA).
Policy and organisational development, strategic planning, consultation with service users, project management e.g. change management of learning disabilities day services.
Redesign of Council social policy website and development of comprehensive communications for emergent CHCP.
May 2000 - March 2003: Manager - Scotland.
Management of communications, counseling, advocacy and outreach staff. Project design, fundraising and management of innovative £138k Forth Valley Deaf Aware Schools initiative in partnership with four statutory and two voluntary agencies, best practice and website development.
Design and delivery of access consultancy to health, education, and
1998 - 2000: Service Development Manager.
Forth Valley Primary Care NHS Trust.
Responsible for designing, identifying internal and external funding, and implementing complex new service strategies and capital developments e.g. Mental health framework.
1996 - 1998: Planning and Information Manager.
East Renfrewshire Council Social Work Department.
Leadership of team developing and providing planning, research and information services to the Director of Social Work, Heads of Service, and elected members. Project management.
1991- 1996: Strategic Planning Manager.
Ayrshire & Arran Health Board.
1987 - 1991: Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Co-ordinator.
South East Thames Regional Health Authority.
1984 - 1987: Unit Administrator, Learning Disabilities.
Salford Health Authority Community Care Unit.
1982 - 1984: National Management Trainee.
Mersey Regional Health Authority.
1980 - 1982: Nursing Auxiliary.
Cheltenham Health Authority.
1975 - 1979: Travel and work, as teacher and actor/director in Japan,
Australia, New Zealand.
OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION
Fellow of the Institute for Welfare Reform.
Chairman, Carers Link (retired 2018).
Trustee, Project Ability (retired 2018).
“Scottish Best Practice Standards” - Social Work services for Deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and deafblind people” October 2001, Multiagency task group.
“Cant Pay, Wont pay?” - Contact A Family News, Winter 2001 (use of Human Rights Act and DDA in campaign for rights of disabled children).
“Community Care” - Scottish Nurse Vol 4, Issue 3, Oct 1999 (the Ailsa Hospital resettlement programme).
“The one that we want” - Practice in Mental Health Care March 1999
Vol 2 Issue 7 (involving people with learning disabilities in staff
“Sandra’s eye view” - Feature in Mental Health Care December 98.Vol 2, Issue 4: (a study of an artist with autism).
“Using the Media during Mental Health Week” - (Kay, Martin, Kelly & Stark) Psychiatric Bulletin -Royal College of Psychiatrists, Vol. 21, No.7 July 1997. (application of consumer survey techniques to evaluating effectiveness of mental health awareness programme).
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Has had a long career in the writing, direction and production of international advertising for some of the world’s largest clients and has won top awards in London, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Toronto.
Inspired by the Monaco Solar Challenge and the work of the Solar Sport One organization, he decided to bring this exciting and innovative sport to the waterfront of his home town, Toronto, where he was born on the islands that surround and create the city’s Great Lakes port and harbour.
In addition to being the Producer of the Toronto Solar Boat Races, He is Editor and Publisher of Plugboats.com, the international journal of electric boats, and President of the Electric Boat Association of Canada.