Ioannis Paralikas

Ioannis is an experienced project management professional and manager with more than 10 years of experience in product development, engineering, and manufacturing. He is a Greek national who has lived in Switzerland since 2012, after having completed all three of his tertiary degrees (Diploma, Masters. and PhD) in mechanical and aeronautical engineering, with particular focus on production systems.

As he has worked across various industries and international corporations in both Switzerland and Germany, Ioannis has developed a diverse professional profile, with experience ranging across numerous functions, including roles within Research & Development (R&D), Supply Chain, and Operations. Currently he is leading complex strategic projects, involving the cultivation of relationships, collaboration and team spirit.

Ioannis is dedicated to continuous learning and development, which is illustrated through his 2015 PMP certification and 2019 ACP-PMI certification acquisitions, along with a Green Belt Six Sigma certification. He is passionate about learning project management-related topics, including the various methodologies, leadership principles, and results-driven delivery. Currently, he derives great satisfaction through the coaching and development of others, as well as mastering team communication.

Ioannis joined the PMI Switzerland chapter to both learn from other professionals, and contribute to the community through volunteering. From a personal perspective, Ioannis is a husband, and father of 2 children. He also enjoys sailing and biking.

You can learn more about Ioannis by visiting his LinkedIn profile.