Theodoros Zachariadis is a Professor at the Energy, Environment and Water Research Centre and the Interim Director of the newly established Science and Technology Driven Policy and Innovation Research Centre (STEDI-RC) of the Cyprus Institute. 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). During the last years, he has been listed in the top 2% of most widely cited academics globally in the field of Energy. He is the recipient of the 2009 Research Prize of the Republic of Cyprus and the 2019 Environmental Prize awarded by the President of the Republic of Cyprus. His research interests are on the techno-economic analysis of energy, environmental and transport policies.