Management

Dimitris Kavakas, PhD

CEO

Dimitris Kavakas is an international business development consultant with long experience in the fertility travel sector. Currently owns his consultancy firm, Redia Ltd, based in London, with which he specifically focuses on the fertility travel sector. He runs the rediaivf.com portal which offers unique services to fertility patients, including refund guarantee packages and instalment payment financing so as to better support them in traveling abroad for treatment. Apart from his medical travel expertise, Dimitris has a long experience in University management and promotion of academic programs worldwide.

Dimitris Kavakas studied international relations in the UK and he completed his doctoral research in the University of Leeds. He is also a graduate of the Executive MBA from the International Hellenic University.

Apart from his management background, Dimitris has an extensive teaching experience in Universities in the UK, Greece, Czech Republic, France and Sweden, as well as research work with English publications in the area of international relations.

Medical Advisors

Dr Harry Hiniadis

Reproductive Gynaecologist

Dr Harry Hiniadis, associate of Redia IVF, is a Consultant Reproductive Gynaecologist specialised in IVF and gynaecological endoscopy (laparoscopy and hysteroscopy). 

 

Dr Harry Hiniadis is a Reproductive Gynecologist and Vice-President of HYGEIA IVF Embryogenesis. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Mitera Hospital and co-founder of the Non-Profit Association for the Assistance of Reproduction “Be-Live”. He specialised in Obstetrics & Gynecology in the UK for 6 years at esteemed institutes such as King’s College Hospital, Royal London Hospital, Medway Maritime Hospital, Queen Mary Hospital, and King George Hospital. Whilst at King’s College Hospital, London, Dr Hiniadis was research fellow at the Harris Birthright Unit for Fetal Medicine.

He specialised in IVF and Gynecological Endoscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy) and worked in the Assisted Reproduction Unit of Saint Bartholomew's University Hospital, London. Between 2004-20021 he was an associate of the of Mitera IVF Unit, where he has served as Scientific Director. He has obtained the European Diploma in Gynecological Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy, Université d'Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, the Diploma of Console Surgeon in Robotic Laparoscopy, Strasbourg, the Diploma of Faculty for Family Planning of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG) and the A.L.S.O. Diploma (Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics), U.K. He is a certified ultrasonographer, and holds the Diploma of the Hellenic Ministry of Health for Gynecological and Obstetric Ultrasound. He teaches in the Postgraduate Program "Human Reproduction" of the Medical School of the Democritus University of Thrace, as well as the sixth-year students of the Medical School of the European University Cyprus at Hygeia Hospital. He devotes a significant part of his working time to the free provision of medical services and to educate doctors and the public about the treatment of infertility and the decline of global fertility rate..

Dr Maria Arqué (MD, PhD)

Gynaecologist, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

“Dr Maria Arqué (MD, PhD) is a gynaecologist, specialised in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She completed her education in Barcelona and has also done clinical observerships at Yale University (USA) and Strasbourg (IRCAD, France). In addition, she holds a  Doctorate in Medicine (PhD) from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona on Reproductive Medicine, about how diet and lifestyle influence IVF results. In addition to her formal studies and experience in Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, she continues to expand her knowledge in integrative and functional medicine, nutrition, yoga, and mindfulness to give a more comprehensive approach to her practice.
She worked in several reference fertility clinics in Spain and Ireland and has led the Egg Donation Program and the International Patient’s Program. She is currently the founder and Medical Director at Gynnergy, where she offers a more personalised and integrative approach to her patients. She is a lecturer at the Master of Human Reproductive Medicine (Fertty, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and Master of Functional Fertility (Regenera). She is a Member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). She is interested in fertility preservation, the impact of nutrition and lifestyle on fertility, research and education. She speaks English, Spanish, Italian, Catalan and French.”

“My passion is helping people who want to have children and have difficulties. I dedicate all my knowledge and experience to knowing my patients comprehensively, identifying their unique characteristics and designing a personalised, holistic and effective action plan to achieve their dream of being parents. I am a very curious, enthusiastic person and motivated to continue learning, growing and evolving in all spheres of my life. That is why I continue studying, attending congresses, courses and training to keep myself updated and offer the best care to my patients.”

 

IVF Coordinators

Irene Tsenekidou

IVF COORDINATOR

Irene Tsenekidou has studied Business Administration and has a MSc in Human Resource Management from Business School of Edinburgh.

IT Department

Beniam Burje

Technology Manager

Beniam is an IT expert responsible for Redia’s website development and support as well as all graphic design and media production.