Nikos Mantzoufas has been the Special Secretary of the PPP Unit in Greece (sdit.gov.gr/en) since 2009. He holds a Degree in Civil Engineering and a Master in Business Administration (MBA). Nikos Mantzoufas is the President of JESSICA Investment Board in Greece for investments in sustainable development projects amounting to 258 million. Prior to joining the PPP Unit, he worked in the Bank of America in the investment banking division and for the last 5 years he was leading the project finance department of Grant Thornton. Nikos Mantzoufas has participated as financial advisor in a substantial number of public private partnership projects in Greece for the last 10 years. He was also a member of the work group of the Technical Chamber of Greece regarding PPPs. He speaks English and German.