Founder & Managing Director
Dr. Virginia Green is the founder and managing director of ENCOS (Engineering and Constructions Services), member of the multinational consortium TÜV Nord, which specializes in the design and construction of factories and facilities for the chemical industry. ENCOS is considered among the best in its field worldwide, thanks to its commitment to health and safety standards.
Based in Hamburg, ENCOS has branches in Frankfurt, Greifswald, Thessaloniki and Athens, occuping more than 150 employees, 25 of whom are Greeks.
Dr. Green emigrated to Germany from the northern Greek border town of Didymoteicho at the age of 18 and studied chemical technology at the University of Dortmund. She took her first professional steps at the ESSO petroleum company before embarking on a PhD while a mother of two.
She serves for several years now as a member of the general council of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and more she is repeatedly elected as the Chairwoman of the Innovation Commitee. She is also a member of the German Hellenic Business Association.
Last but not least Dr. Green was named «Manager of the Year 2014» in Germany.