Aimilios Orfanos is a mechanical engineer, specialized in energy. He obtained his degree from the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a specialized master’s in environmental engineering from Ecole des Mines de Paris. As a project leader for the Casino retailing group he has successfully completed 14 energy performance contract projects in large buildings in metropolitan France and the Reunion Island and has successfully developed new energy flexibility services for buildings of the retail sector. From 2015 to the end of 2018, Aimilios has been working for Elia, the Belgian Transport System Operator, in developing new energy products and markets. Since 2018, Aimilios co-founded ReVolta, a startup aiming to create a virtuous circle in energy storage by reusing electric vehicle batteries in stationary applications.