Wednesday | 22 May 2024

Stella Tsani

Stella Tsani is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. She holds a PhD in Economics and Business from the University of Reading, UK. She is one of the 39 new members, first in Greece, selected on the grounds of the excellence of their scientific research and the demonstrated societal engagement that joined the Global Young Academy in June 2022. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the  Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Institutes of Economic Sciences (FEMISE). Stella is an invited expert member of the foresight group, coordinated by Plan Bleu, on the Mediterranean basin “MED 2050” project and an expert contributor to the International Science Council delegation to the UN2023 Water Conference and policy brief. She is the lead editor of the Handbook of Sustainable Politics and Economics of Natural Resources.

Stella acts as scientific director and  advisory board member in several European and international projects and has been selected as expert member of the Body of Knowledge as well as start-up mentor and trainer for the Cross-KIC (EIT Food, EIT Manufacturing, EIT Climate, EIT Raw Materials) initiative “Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe”. Her work applies economic methods and tools at micro- and macro- level to address questions related to sustainable development, policy assessment, sovereign wealth management (Sovereign Wealth Funds), natural resources with focus on renewables, hydrocarbons and water, Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems Nexus, institutions, labour markets, technology innovation, economy energy and environmental modelling and scenario analysis.  See her Personal web page with detailed CV.

Areas of Expertise: Economics and Sustainable Develoment