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Dimitris Kontaxis
President, SEPAN - Federation of Recycling & Energy Recovery Industries and Enterprises, Greece

Dimitris Kontaxis is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Recycling and Energy Recovery Industries (SEPAN). Having studied Economics and Chemical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, he has marked a career spanning more than 20 years in the oil sector specializing in downstream operations of fuels and lubricants. Dimitris has accumulated experience in the field of Circular Economy mastering the field of waste management. He is the founder of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) System for waste lubricant oils in Greece, which has been internationally recognized as a best practice in the European Union. Dimitris Kontaxis is the Vice President of SEEPE -the Hellenic Petroleum Marketing Companies Association.