Dr Theodoros Zachariadis
Theodoros Zachariadis holds a Diploma and a Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. His postdoctoral work focused on the economic analysis of energy and environmental issues. He has worked as a researcher at the National Technical University of Athens and as a European Marie Curie fellow at the Economics Research Centre (ERC) of the University of Cyprus. He has taught at two Universities in Greece and at the University of Cyprus. Currently he is an Assistant Professor at the Cyprus University of Technology, teaching environmental economics and natural resource management. He is also an academic fellow at ERC and an advisor to the Cypriot Ministry of Finance on economic aspects of climate change. He is an associate editor of the international Journal Energy Economics and a country representative of the European Association of Environmental and Research Economists. He is the recipient of the 2009 Research Prize "Nicos Symeonides" – the highest research award in Cyprus – from the Research Promotion Foundation of the Republic of Cyprus.