Circular Economy Committee

Circular Economy and built environment

Μain target of the Committee will be the discussion of issues related to the Circular Economy and its application in the built environment.

Georgios Karakatsanis


Georgios Karakatsanis is an economist; graduate of the department of International and European Economics of Athens University of Economics and Business. He continued his post-graduate studies in National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), where in his M.Sc. Thesis he introduced significant innovations in the field of Ecological Finance Engineering. In the period 2007-2013 he worked in banking on issues of ecological investments, risk management and business continuity. Since May 2013, he is a Ph.D. Candidate in NTUA in the subject of Natural Capital Econometrics, with extensive research and teaching experience in natural resource economics. Between 2014 and 2016 he worked in Technische Universität München as a Guest Lecturer and Researcher within an international research program on the field of Natural Resource Economics for Engineers. In September 2019, he founded EVOTROPIA Ecological Finance Architectures P.C., in the fields of natural capital valuation and design of ecological finance instruments. Currently, EVOTROPIA EFA P.C. is designing a digital stock market for Industrial Symbiosis. Since March 2020, he serves as Director of the Circular Economy Committee of the SBC GREECE.