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LDK Consultants is a multidisciplinary developmental consultancy group comprising 7 companies. Established in 1968 as an engineering firm providing services to the buildings sector, it has since expanded in the energy, environmental and water and transportation engineering and consulting, as well socioeconomic development consulting.
Leonidas Damianidis, current group president, founded an engineering firm providing design and supervision services for public and private buildings.
LDK started developing research and development in energy technologies by creating international partnerships.
LDK implemented energy management, applying innovative technologies in Renewable Energy and Rational Use of Energy leading to impressive results in the energy economy and in environmental protection.
LDK expands its activities in the field of energy and environmental consulting, signing its first contract with the European Commission, initially on a Regional and Urban Energy Planning programme.
LDK was awarded contracts by the European Commission for the provision of consultancy services for environmental and energy management in the industrial and domestic sectors in China.
LDK expanded its activities to the NIS and Eastern Europe, providing technical assistance services in its core sectors and at the same time adding regional development as a principal activity through the firm’s involvement in the “Management of the Regional Operational Programme in the region of Sterea Ellas” (1992 to 1995) and the “Ongoing Evaluation of the Development Programme” of the same Region (1996 to 1999) in Greece. In the same period, LDK also participated in the EC’s OPET network (Organisations for the Promotion of the Energy Technologies), along with 23 companies from European countries.
LDK established its representative office in Bucharest. Three years later, the company founded LDK Consultants Engineers and Planners Srl in Romania, providing pre-accession technical assistance in the fields of energy, environment and regional development. LDK was contracted by US and British oil companies to assess environmental impacts in the Ionian Sea in Greece, in connection with their hydrocarbon exploration drilling programme.
LDK moved to its own and self-constructed “green” Building. The firm carried out the engineering design and supervision of various Athens 2004 Olympics infrastructure projects (sports centres, tourism / hospitality and residential buildings, public transport, airport and marine infrastructure). also adding urban transport to its portfolio of expertise. In parallel, it further strengthened its presence in the Balkans, concurrently managing technical assistance projects in the fields of energy, environment, public administration, tourism, social affairs and awareness raising.
LDK entered the environmental and energy market in Cyprus, establishing a representative office in Limassol.
LDK expanded its presence by establishing its subsidiary company in Beograd, supporting the firm’s projects in the region. LDK established offices in Brussels to support ongoing multi-country projects in the Mediterranean Basin, Eastern Partnership and Central Asia contracted centrally by the European Commission.
A subsidiary company was established in Nairobi to spearhead the company’s expansion into the African market.
LDK established a new unit focusing on consulting on Public Private Partnerships, aiming at promoting investments with innovative tools.