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



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

Kountouris Y, 2022, Awareness days and environmental attitudes: the case of the “Earth Hour”, Ecological Economics, Vol:195, ISSN:0921-8009

Ford A, Harrison S, Kountouris I, et al., 2021, Modelling human-fire interactions: combining alternative perspectives and approaches, Frontiers in Environmental Science, Vol:9, ISSN:2296-665X, Pages:1-23

Kountouris Y, 2021, An assessment of the relationship between daylight saving time, disruptions in sleep patterns and dwelling fires, Fire Technology, Vol:57, ISSN:0015-2684, Pages:123-144

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