Nikos Thymakis born in Athens in 1971 and hails from Naoussa and Chania. He is Agronomist and is engaged in the Floriculture and Gardening since 1998. He has done studies and construction for over 200 projects. Among other things, he deals with the management of herb farms in terms of organic farming.
He has participated representing Greece in International Floriculture and Horticulture events, as in IGM Tulln (Austria, 2007) and the Taipei Flora Expo (Taiwan, 2010-2011) where he got the 6th place among 31 entries, the better for European country. He was the Project Manager of the Greek participation in Floriade (Netherlands 2012) with the group set up for this purpose, SYNERGIA “Hellenic Garden Team”. For all his activity, the Hellenic Plant Material Exporters Association (HEPMEA) announced him Honorary President. He participated for Greece in IHK Goyang (Korea 2016) with the Hellenic Garden “Anthestiria” along with the award-winning Landscape Architect Konstantina Stara and in 2017, with Hellenic Garden “ Aegean Miracle-the Island of Skyros”
Within partnerships abroad, he worked in Qatar (2012) to palm -management projects and Halki (Princess Island-Constantinoupolis) (2013-2016) for the construction of the “thematic garden” at the Halki Theological School (1,4ha) , applying the study of Neapolis University of Paphos.
He was the Director of the Kifissia Flower Show from 2005-2012, boosting the international profile and the dimension of environmental education. A plurality of editorial content in newspapers and magazines as well as television hits on gardening and gardening shows in the last decade.
He is the co-founder of GREEKPALMSOCIETY struggling for the dissemination and preservation of the Cretan Date Palm (Phoenix theophrasti) and member of EUNOPS (European Network of Palm Scientists).
From October 2015 and after a long career in the municipalities of Halandri and Kifissia and the body for the Park of Environmental Awareness “Antonis Tritsis” (110 ha) he works to the Planning and Development Office Resources of the Municipality of Maroussi, with focus on the European Programs and International Relations.
Since October 2016 he is the Landscape consultant of the Rejuvenation of Ionian Village Campus gardens (Ileia, Greece, 13 ha) . He worked as senior landscape consultant in Stavros Niarchos Foundation Mediterranean Park (Athens ,1.5ha) for 6 months in 2017.
As a Landscape Consultant is convinced that the “landscaping” is a “tool” of cultural, tourism -and not only- to promote our country. In particular, it enhances the dynamics of sustainable and self-sustaining “Hellenic Garden” worldwide with his activities. He is a member of several voluntary organizations concerned with the green and the environment.
He was Senior Adviser to the Ministry of Rural Development and Food (Ministers Office) and President of Institute of Agricultural Sciences (Syggros Estate-Athens, 100ha) from 1st September 2010 -31st August 2020 .
Currently he is the Director o ELGO DEMETER “Syggros Horticulture ,Garden Design and Landscaping School” as much as member of the board of Institute of Agricultural Science and “Metropolitan Green of Athens S.A” (Historical Parks of National Garden of Athens.