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 to join the Global Young Academy in June 2022 for a tenure of five years. She is invited expert member of the foresight group, coordinated by Plan Bleu, on the Mediterranean basin “MED 2050” project. She is an 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”.
Stella is the Scientific Coordinator of the projects “Energy governance for sustainable development” funded by the EEA grants and “Structural capacities for tackling wicked problems” (Erasmus+). She is the lead editor of the Handbook of Sustainable Politics and Economics of Natural Resources. She acts as invited scientific advisory board member in the START2030 project funded by the Austrian Institute of Economic Research and in the Life Beware project. Stella is representative at the Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Institutes of Economic Sciences (FEMISE). She has acted as expert proposal evaluator for the French National Research Agency and reviewer for the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate. She has more than 10 years of professional experience with multi-sectoral networks across the knowledge triangle and has participated in more than 35 projects funded by national and international bodies (European Commission, World Bank, Bank of Greece, Ministry of the Environment of Cyprus, etc.).
Her work applies economic methods and tools to address questions related to sustainable development, public 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.
Her publications appear in leading economics peer reviewed journals (Economics letters, Economic Modelling, Energy Economics, Environmental Science and Policy, Business Strategy and the Environment, Economic Systems, Resources Policy, etc.) and in edited volumes.
She contributes to the public dialogue and science communication with publications in the media and with participation in public dissemination events.
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