Yiannis Yiarentis is a Petroleum Chemistry graduate.
Additionally, he is an L3 fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply in the UK.
He is currently the Chairman of the Board and CEO of IPTO S.A. and also a member of the BoD of Entso-E, GA Med-TSO, CASC and CAO-SAC.
Prior to his current position, he held the position of Supply Chain Manager for Shell Marine Products and Shell Lubricants in Greece.
He has also worked for SIPC (Shell International Petroleum Company) as Global Category Manager and Contracting & Procurement Manager for East Med and EU.
He has undertaken several managerial positions in Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations (covering concurrently HSSE advisory roles), in Quality & Auditing Systems, in Demand Planning &Forecasting, in Supply (Imports and Export)businesses, in Contract Management, in Logistics and Portfolio Management.
He is a certified Quality Auditor by BVQI and Lead Negotiator in high risk/value projects.
He has also worked as a professor for the Technological Educational Institute of Chalkis and Athens.
Moreover, he is a member of the National Permanent Strategic Committee for Logistics and the Accreditation Logistics Committee, as well as the Committee for the formulation of Strategy and Specifications for large scale Cargo Centers.