Alexis KatsarosExecutive Director
Alexis is a political scientist, who has worked for many years as a project manager in the fields of environ-mental conservation, cultural heritage management and sustainable development. Growing up and receiving his education between two countries, Alexis has been exposed to different cul-tures and practices that taught him to deeply appreciate diversity in all its forms. From his early days in MedINA, he has found inspiration working with, and for, local communities. Throughout his 10 years at the organisation, Alexis has developed a deep understanding of challenges and opportunities in conservation, participating in, or leading, multidisciplinary expert teams. As the Executive Director of MedINA since 2022, Alexis leads a team of scientists who combine their knowledge, creativity, and passion to develop and deliver innovative solutions in response to urgent envi-ronmental and social issues. Through this mandate he is committed to strengthening the organisation’s efforts to operate in an inclusive and transparent manner, fulfil its mission and respect its core values.