Antonis Panas is a civil engineer with 15 years of experience in managing complex civil projects. He holds an M.Sc. in Construction Management from Loughborough University and a Ph.D. from the Centre of Construction Innovation of the National Technical University of Athens. He teaches at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens as well as in the M.Sc. Construction Management program of the Hellenic Open University. He is an IPMA-certified professional and currently works as a general director in a large-scale construction company, where he heads the Project Management division with a particular focus on performance benchmarking, cost/time management and contract management.