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Theodoros Alexandridis
Control & Dispatching Section Head at DESFA


Mr Theodoros Alexandridis is the Operation Control & Dispatching Section Head of DESFA (Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator), who is the Greek TSO (Transmition System Operator). He joins the company since 1995.

Few words

In the first years he worked as Naval Engineer and then he was trained in a variety of gas companies (Italy, Denmark, United Kingdom).


As responsible for the operation of the main Gas Control Center has to ensure the transmission of natural gas through the Natural Gas Transmission System, in the most cost–effective, transparent and direct way, without any discrimination between the Users. Also he manages the shift stuff (24/7) and procure them with suitable working conditions.

Every day activities:

He determines network operating parameters of a smooth and economic operation of the National Natural Gas System on a daily basis and produce relevant reports.

General activities:

Supervising  the physical Natural Gas supply and takeoffs,

Οn emergency situations (gas leaks, earthquakes, fires) communicate with the competent services

Coordination with Maintenance the INT WG of the ENTSO-G in Brussels. 

Agenda Sessions

  • Utilities Keynote: How the control room ensures health, safety, reliability and operational efficiency at DESFA

  • Technology: Room 101 – Identifying the biggest obstacle to technological transformation across control rooms and operation centres