Dr. Christoforos Zoumas joined the former System Operator, DESMIE, in 2007. In 2014, he was appointed Director of Day-Ahead Market Operation at the former LAGIE S.A. and since August 2018, he holds the position of Director of Markets Operation at the Hellenic Energy Exchange S.A. Currently he is also serving HEnEx as Acting Chief Operating Officer.
During the past fifteen years, he has been actively involved in key development projects for the Greek wholesale electricity market focusing both on the regulatory market design and on the development of trading systems, market operation procedures, clearing and settlement systems. During the last four years he worked intensively on building up the power and gas markets of HEnEx and for their integration in the regional and EU Day-ahead and Intraday market coupling projects.
Dr. Zoumas is an Electrical and Computers Engineer holding a PhD degree from the Power Systems Lab. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in power systems analysis and electricity markets.