Achilleas Spais is an Environmental Economist appointed as Operations Manager by ICRE8 to lead the activities of EIT Climate-KIC Hub Greece. With the aim to establish regional innovation ecosystems, in order to prevent catastrophic climate change implications, he is involved in the development of climate-positive skills within the society and in establishing links and synergies with the wider EU network.
His background spans a broad area of studies including a Bachelor degree in Economics (Athens University of Economics and Business), M.Sc. in Environmental Economics and Climate Change (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK), M.Sc. Energy Strategy, Law and Economics (University of Piraeus, Greece) as well as work experience in managing investment portfolios and ESPA (2014 -2020) funding proposals with a consulting company (DIADIKASIA BUSINESS CONSULTING, Greece).