Thierry Grauwels is the Chief Financial Officer of the Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator (DESFA). He holds an MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium and an MBA from the Vlerick Business School in Belgium.
Mr. Grauwels has a long experience in the oil and gas industry of approximately 20 years. Since 1998, when he joined Shell, has held several business and market development positions in the European energy market. He worked in London and Paris for Shell Energy Europe, where he focused on business development in newly liberalized energy markets. During this period, he developed several divestment opportunities and negotiated long-term Gas and LNG supply agreements. He also developed several projects in LNG regasification and power plants.
As of 2016, he served as Shell’s representative at the Board of the Athenian Gas Distribution Company, “EPA Attikis”. Under his supervision, the company was unbundled in accordance with the requirements of the European legal framework. In 2019, before joining DESFA, he had the position of Region Manager for South East Europe for Fluxys SA.