Michalis Grigoratos is a Director with Data and Infrastructure operations (D&IO) at BlackRock and more specifically the Global Head of Real Estate PMO. TES functions include global responsibility for the Digital Workplace, Technology Infrastructure, Information Security, Enterprise Security, Real Estate, Data Operations Engineering and the Artificial Intelligence Labs. Michalis has overall responsibility and accountability for leading an internal team of project professionals, external consultants, contractors and suppliers and oversee the Project Management and procurement of all Blackrock Real Estates major projects globally.
Prior to BlackRock, Michalis was served as Executive Director with CBRE Global Workplace Solutions division where he led strategy and transformation across the technology stack both internally as well as client side.
In his previous positions, Michalis held Senior leadership roles in the Infrastructure and Data Center industry having delivered Hyperscale Data Centers all over the Globe, most recently a 64MW Data Center for Facebook in the Arctic Circle 800 miles north or Stockholm.
Further more Michalis is passionate about Green & sustainable design and engineering practices as well as removing complexity, minimizing risk and introducing automation where possible across the full project lifecycle.