Dr Georgia Makridou (Georgia) is the Academic Director of the MSc in Energy Management (MEM) at ESCP Business School where she holds the position of Assistant Professor in Energy Management. She is also the Director of the Energy Management Centre.
Georgia holds a PhD in Energy Economics (Technical University of Crete, Greece) and an MSc in Business Administration (2011) from the School of Production Engineering and Management. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering (2009) from the School of Electronic and Computer Engineering of the Technical University of Crete.
She has been teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses at ESCP Business School since 2013. Prior to joining ESCP Europe, she was a visiting lecturer at Technical University of Crete in Greece.
Her principal research interests lie in the field of Energy Economics including issues related to sustainability, energy efficiency, energy derivatives, environmental and energy policy. Her work has been published in international commodity and energy-related Journals (Energy Journal, Energy Policy, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Cleaner Production), and has been presented in recognized conferences worldwide.
Georgia acts as a reviewer for a number of academic journals and has organised numerous international conferences. She is a member of various professional and academic associations such as the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), Financial Engineering and Banking Society (F.E.B.S.) and the Technical Chamber of Greece. She is also the current treasurer of the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics (a think-tank focusing on issues related to energy, the environment and the economy).