Experts' profiles - Stefanos Fotiou
Stefanos Fotiou
Stefanos Fotiou is an expert on sustainable development with particular focus on resource efficiency. He is currently the Senior Regional Coordinator on Resource Efficiency in the UNEPs regional office for the Asia and the Pacific region. In his current post he coordinates a number of UNEP initiatives for the Asia and the Pacific including Green Economy and Sustainable Consumption and Production. His professional experience includes assignments for the European Commission, work for the private sector and posts in research and academic institutes.


Stefanos has coordinated, or been principal expert in, the development of national, regional, global and sectoral studies and strategies related to sustainable development and has published scientific papers, monographs and a number of articles on economics of the environment, sustainable development, information economics and natural resource management. He has taught as visiting lecturer at Aristotle University and the University of Macedonia, and has planned and instructed a number of high-level capacity building seminars with acclaimed academic organisations, including the University of Oxford, the NYC University and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitt. He has been served on several steering committees of international research and development initiatives and as senior advisor in bi-lateral and multi-lateral development projects.


He holds a Degree in Forestry, a PhD in Environmental Resource Economics, a Masters in Information Systems and post-graduate certificates in Negotiations and Mediation, Economics of Technological and Institutional Change, GIS and Remote Sensing, Non-linear analysis Agro-business Management and Marketing and Total Quality Management.
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