Simeon Kalamatianos


Symeon Kalamatianos has many years of professional experience in Consulting, Auditing and Assurance primarily focusing on the areas of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Strategic Change, Digitalization Strategies and Risk Transformation.

Having been working in top-management positions at leading professional services firms (mainly Big-4) for more than twenty-five consecutive years, he has assisted numerous preeminent organizations across a variety of industries (from both private and public sector) to:

  • Develop and formulate their Digitalization Strategy as well as to plan and manage Digital Transformation projects regarding the design and implementation of cutting-edge technologies/ systems so as to address digital challenges
  • Assess and Manage risks mainly during their digital transformation by providing them with risk transformation consulting and assurance (digital assurance) services as well as in relation to the adequacy and effectiveness of Internal Control System (ICS).

In particular, throughout his career, he led numerous digital transformation (i.e. SAP ERP, Core Banking, digital-Banking) as well as risk transformation and assurance engagements (incl. compliance with regulatory framework such as SOX-404, EBA / ΤτΕ, PSD2, EMIR, MiFID ΙΙ, GDPR, Corporate Governance) for preeminent, local public interest and SEC listed entities and SMEs in Greece and abroad from various industry sectors but mainly financial services, telcos, shipping, gaming.

Finally, he started his career from Banking industry having acted as Banking Systems Analyst for major commercial banks.

Symeon holds a M.Sc. in Business Computing and Artificial Intelligence from the University of Dundee, United Kingdom and is a graduate of the Department of Mathematics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is certified as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) by the Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) and CISM (Cerified Information Security Manager) by the internationally renowned organisation ISACA as well as CICA (Certified Internal Controls Auditor) by TheIIC. He is a member of the global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) for which he acted as board member of its Greek Chapter in the past as well as the British Computer Society. He has had significant writing and scientific work in the fields of auditing, cutting-edge technologies and modern entrepreneurship. He often participates as a speaker in conferences and writes articles on topics of his specialization.