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Mariela Antonakopoulou

Senior Science Officer

Mariela is a Science Officer at the Future Earth Global Hub in Paris, where she leads projects which promote responsible science, research and innovation through global networks. She has a long experience in sustainable development, having also worked at UNESCO - Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme and at Global Water Partnership - Mediterranean mainly on projects regarding the management of local and transboundary water resources in the Mediterranean and the Balkans. Her personal interest lies in bringing together scientists, policy makers, civil society and the private sector in order to tackle environmental and governance issues towards a better future earth. She holds a diploma in chemical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and an MSc in Environmental Engineering & Business Management from Imperial College, London.