I am Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. I hold a PhD in Economics and Business from the University of Reading, UK. I am 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. I co-lead the Global Young Academy&SDGs group. I am a member of the Board of Directors of the  Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Institutes of Economic Sciences, 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. I led the Handbook of Sustainable Politics and Economics of Natural Resources. I act as scientific coordinator, partner and invited advisory member in several research projects funded by national, regional, and international bodies. I have been selected as expert member of the Body of Knowledge, 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 Europeexpert proposal evaluator for the French National Research Agency, reviewer for the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, and expert contributor to the development of the Smithsonian Science Education Center guide for youth on the “Ocean and Sustainability”. I have more than 10 years of professional experience with multi-sectoral networks across the knowledge triangle. My work applies economic methods and tools at micro- and macro- level, with systems perspective, 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. You may find my work published in leading economics peer reviewed journals (Environmental Science and Policy, Resources Policy, Energy Economics, Economics letters, Economic Modelling, Business Strategy and the Environment, Economic Systems, etc.). I am a member of the STEM Women and Sustainable Development Solutions Network.