Imperial College London

Dr Yiannis Kountouris

Faculty of Natural SciencesCentre for Environmental Policy

Senior Lecturer



+44 (0)20 7594 9316i.kountouris




106Weeks BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Yiannis is a Lecturer in Economics and the Environment at the Centre for Environmental Policy.

He is an applied economist with interests at the intersection between Environmental Economics and Political Economy, the Voluntary Carbon Market, Culture and Economics, Environmental Valuation, Social Capital, and Wellbeing. He joined the Centre in 2011. Before coming to Imperial he was a research associate at the Department of Economics at the University of Manchester

He is a Co-Convenor of the Environmental Economics and Policy Specialist Option of the MSc in Environmental Technology. He is also the Centre's Senior Tutor and Disabilities Liaison Officer



Croker AR, Woods J, Kountouris Y, 2023, Community‐based fire management in East and Southern African savanna‐protected areas: a review of the published evidence, Earth's Future, Vol:11, ISSN:2328-4277, Pages:1-18

Misal H, Varela E, Voulgarakis A, et al., 2023, Assessing public preferences for a wildfire mitigation policy in Crete, Greece, Forest Policy and Economics, Vol:153, ISSN:1389-9341, Pages:1-16

Kountouris Y, Remoundou K, 2023, Does higher education affect pro-environmental behavior? Evidence from household waste recycling in Greece, Environmental Research Letters, Vol:18, ISSN:1748-9326, Pages:1-21

Kountouris Y, Williams E, 2023, Do protests influence environmental attitudes? Evidence from Extinction Rebellion, Environmental Research Communications, Vol:5, ISSN:2515-7620

Kountouris Y, 2022, The influence of local waste management culture on individual recycling behavior, Environmental Research Letters, Vol:17, ISSN:1748-9326

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