Gregory Nikitas from TITAN is presenting on the challenges faced in the cement and ready-mixed concrete industry. He is discussing the carbon footprint embodied in building materials and the EU’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from buildings.
He highlights that the industry faces a challenge of reducing product volume by 30-50% in construction. He mentions that these issues are ongoing in the EU and there are clear trends towards reducing carbon footprint in construction.
Gregory Nikitas is the Marketing Manager for TITAN Cement S.A. Greece, responsible for Cement, Ready Mixed Concrete and Intermix Dry Mortars. He is a Mechanical Engineer, graduate of Patras University and with an MBA from Purdue University, USA. He has over 20 years of experience in construction materials with TITAN, both in the USA and Greece. The main focus of his work is developing and marketing innovative products across all business lines, with a focus on B2B and B2C, applying key elements of sustainability, circular economy and along the principle of “building better with less”. He is also qctively promoting the implementation of Environmental Product Declarations and Life Cycle Assessment tools for construction materials, for both private and public projects. He represents the Hellenic Cement Association at the European Cement Association (CEMBURAU), thus keeping a close eye on the evolution of sustainability advancement and relevant legislation in the EU and national level.