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2020 Event Schedule

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Ioannis BrasCEOFive Senses Consulting & Development

Ioannis Bras, started his career in the U.K., after his degree as a Structural Engineer and MSc in Project. Through different positions of responsibility, like PFI projects and Risk Management in the closure of nuclear reactors, he gained extensive knowledge and experience in the Project Management sector. He has also worked in the development of commercial & real estate projects, the development of Shopping Centers, Project Management Services and Development of new projects.

From 2010 and for 6 years he was the head of Heraklion Port Authority S.A. and he was also the Vice-chairman of Hellenic Ports Association. His prime focus was the strategic planning and development of the port and destination, emphasizing on the Cruise Business and the promotion of relationships with all stakeholders. Results of these efforts, among other things, are the eighteen national and international awards he has won.

Today, he is the Founder and CEO of Five Senses Consulting & Development, a boutique consulting company that specializes in Cruise Development for Ports and destinations and Digital Destination Marketing projects. His business model for Cruise Development Five Senses©, develops appropriate actions and gives the highest measurable results for visitor satisfaction through the activation of Gastronomical, Historical and Cultural parameters of the destination. His new Audit system for passenger experience identifies all areas for improvement and with a detailed special report new projects are being proposed to increase the awareness and experience of the passengers.

Mr. Bras is also the Project Manager responsible for the creation of 33 Seaplane bases for the Region of South Aegean in Greece.