Lydia Papadaki

Scientific Associates
Sustainable Development Unit

Lydia Papadaki is a PhD candidate at the Athens University of Economics and Business (Scholarship awarded by the Academy of Athens). She is the Manager of UN SDSN Greece and EIT Climate-KIC Hub Greece. She has also worked as a researcher in collaboration with ATHENA Research Centre, the UNSDSN Greece, EIT Climate-KIC Hub Greece & the International Centre for Research on the Environment and the Economy (ICRE8); and she has participated in numerous EU funded projects. She has involved in IntelComp (H2020) and DAFNE (H2020) projects and in the following EIT Climate-KIC funded projects: ClimAccelerator, Circular Learning Hub and Circular Economy Beacons, Deep demonstration of Maritime systems innovation in Piraeus, BL.EU Climate, Water Scarcity in Southern Europe and Circular Economy Transition in Smart Specialization Strategy in RIS countries. Lydia has organised more than 20 participatory workshops and seminars and she has prepared and delivered lectures, seminars and environmental awareness-raising programs addressed to different audiences, including all educational levels and the wider public. She received her M.Sc. in Economics and policy of Energy and the Environment at University College London (UCL), and her BSc (Distinction) in Economic theory and policy at Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). Lydia was engaged in the AUEB debating club as debater, committee and after as a judge in Greek and International Championships (EUDC 2016, PiXL "Up For Debate" competition). Her main areas of interest are economics, environmental economics, circular economy, systems innovation, stakeholders engagement and sustainable development.