Expert Connect

Green Growth Expert Connect provides policymakers direct access to world-leading technical and policy experts for quick and tailored guidance on a range of green growth topics.

The service is available, at no cost, to government agency representatives from developing countries and supporting technical institutes. To request support, simply submit a request and the GGKP will match you with a leading green growth policy expert. 

Specialised experts are available on a range of green growth topics, including fiscal reform, access to finance, indicators and metrics, natural capital approaches, sustainable trade, and government procurement. Experts will provide tailored support, including to review draft strategies, analyse policy options, share experiences from other countries, and facilitate networking.

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Green Growth Experts


Gabriel Thoumi

Director Capital MarketsClimate Advisers

Gabriel Thoumi is an expert with more than a 12-year record as an effective environmental and social governance (ESG) manager. He has worked towards enabling financial systems to empower people, protect the planet, and generate profit. Gabriel leads the research team, integrating financial and... Read more

Washington, DC
United States

Theodoros Zachariadis

Associate Professor and DeanCyprus University of Technology (CUT)

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... Read more

Energy, Transport
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