Theodoros Zachariadis is a Professor and the Interim Director of the Science and Technology Driven Policy and Innovation Research Centre (STeDI-RC) of the Cyprus Institute. He joined the Cyprus Institute in July 2020. Before that, he served as an Assistant and Associate Professor of environmental policy at the Cyprus University of Technology. In 2015-2020 he was the Dean of the University’s Faculty of Geotechnical Sciences and Environmental Management. He is a Vice Chair of the Scientific Committee of the European Environment Agency and a Manager at the European branch of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN Europe).