Imperial College London

Dr Kleoniki Natalia Petrou

Faculty of Natural SciencesCentre for Environmental Policy

Research Support Assistant



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Natalia is a research and administrative assistant at the Centre for Environmental Policy (CEP). At this post she conducts research on environmental quality related projects, deals with the course curriculum management and provides academic and administrative tasks in support of the group. Her main research interests lie in the area of sustainable development and the potential use of new technologies to that end. 

Natalia graduated from the University of Macedonia with a BSc in Business Administration in 2012 and from Imperial College London with an MSc in Environmental Technology specializing in Water Management in 2012. Her MSc Thesis was called ‘Redefining and "rebranding" sustainability through Social Networking Sites (SNS)’. Natalia completed also her PhD in Environmental Economics at the University of Thessaly with her thesis entitled 'Moving towards a circular economy: Evaluating waste management practices’.

Previously she has worked as Teaching Assistant at the University of Macedonia delivering accounting lab modules to a class of approximately 30 students. Also she has worked as an intern in the Database Management Department of Helexpo Greece. Furthermore she likes learning foreign languages and so far speaks 8 foreign languages.



Halkos G, Petrou KN, 2020, The relationship between MSW and education: WKC evidence from 25 OECD countries, Waste Management, Vol:114, ISSN:0956-053X, Pages:240-252

Halkos G, Petrou KN, 2019, Analysing the energy efficiency of EU member states: The potential of energy recovery from waste in the circular economy, Energies, Vol:12, ISSN:1996-1073, Pages:3718-3718

Halkos G, Petrou KN, 2019, Treating undesirable outputs in DEA: A critical review, Economic Analysis and Policy, Vol:62, ISSN:0313-5926, Pages:97-104

Halkos G, Petrou KN, 2019, Evaluating 22 EU member states’ ‘waste culture’ using Hofstede’s and Schwartz’s cultural dimensions, International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology, Vol:26, ISSN:1350-4509, Pages:313-328

Halkos G, Petrou KN, 2019, Assessing 28 EU member states' environmental efficiency in national waste generation with DEA, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol:208, ISSN:0959-6526, Pages:509-521

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