Ioannis Pappas

Ioannis Pappas is the Managing Director and Co-founder of the Advising Company Green Evolution S.A., which is specialized in Environment, Energy and Carbon Finance. He has a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics, with expertise in Energy, Advanced Material and Structures Evaluation. He was a Post Doc Fellow in European Commission, in Joint Research Center of Energy, and he was an executive partner of many private companies and research institutes in Greece and European Union in Research and Commercial Applications. He also is a scientific partner with Greek Universities and he is acknowledged as a Expert in TAIEX / European Commission on Flexible Mechanisms of Kyoto Protocol. He was as Special Advisor in National Centre of Environment and Sustainable Development, on Renewable Energy Source, while he was also the first Administrator of the Greek Registy of European Emission Trading Scheme / ETS, representing the Greek Authority on several European and UNFCCC forum. He is member of several Greek and International Unions for Entrepreneurship and he is certified Energy Manager under the EUREM Scheme. Green Evolution was created in the midst of the climate change era by a group of environmental, engineering, financial and legal experts who are specialists in environment, energy and carbon finance to promote and strengthen our sustainable development. Through innovative technical & financial services, Green Evolution’s vision is to help in the creation of a sustainable and secure future based on a carbon-neutral model where individuals and firms make their own contribution. Green Evolution offers integrated environmental services. Our mission is to facilitate and assist all levels of government, private sector companies in their efforts to effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change. We believe that this will be based on innovation, co-operation and knowledge transfer from the research community to the fast-changing-economy industries engaged in low-carbon technologies and innovative transactions. Green Evolution will assist in trading carbon emission credits and manages purchasing strategy, introduce renewable energy projects and implement energy efficiency solutions, offer GHG management for transferring green culture to corporate world, support actions for natural resources policy and management and advice for green business development. We provide solutions with insight for minimal risk and know-how to develop and maximize opportunities. Green Evolution has a track record on project development, and recently is recieved contracts as Project Development Manager for forestry in Latin America.