Professor Michael J. Scoullos

Michael J. Scoullos, Environmental/Water Chemist (MSc, DSc, University of Athens), and Oceanographer (PhD University of Liverpool).
Professor Emeritus of Environmental Chemistry at the University of Athens (UoA). Founder, and for many years, Director of the Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry.
Director of the UNESCO Chair and Network on “Management and Education for Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean” (UoA).
Chairman of the Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development (MIO-ECSDE) and Coordinator of MEdIES.
Chairman of the Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean (GWP-Med).
Team Leader of the large EU Programme “Water and Environment Support (WES) in the ENI South Neighborhood region” (2019-2023).
Chairman of the Greek National Commission of MAB/UNESCO.
Co-Chairman of the Partner Network in Advancing ESD Policies/GAP UNESCO.
Member of the management Board of the Water Museums Global Network (WAMU-NET).
Representative of the European Parliament in the Management Board and the Bureau of the European Environment Agency (EEA) (1992-2018).
Chairman of the International Panel of Experts of the World Bank for the Red Sea – Dead Sea Conveyor. Honorary Chairman of the Hellenic Society for the Environment and Culture. Past President of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB). Member of the European Academy of Sciences. Author of many books and more than 500 scientific articles. He has organized and chaired a very large number of International Conferences. Awarded the Gold Medal of the City of Paris; the Simon Bolivar medal of UNESCO; Environmental Award of the Academy of Athens; Knight of St. John; Knight of the “National Order of Cedars”/ Lebanon, Honorary Citizen of the City of Elefsis, Greece, etc.