Kyriaki studied Architecture and enjoyed exploring the social dimension in the projects she developed while paying attention to issues of sustainability and bioclimatic design during her undergraduate studies. She combined working as a self-employed architect and building energy auditor with delving more on Energy Systems in the multidisciplinary Masters Program offered by the International Hellenic University. In her thesis, she looked into the benefits of the collective approach with regard to the energy retrofit of working-class multi apartment buildings, built by the Workers’ Housing Organisation (OEK) in the ‘60s.
For the past 6 years, she has been working as a Program Coordinator Ecology at the office of Heinrich Böll Foundation Greece in Thessaloniki. The focus of her work revolves around environmental sustainability and just energy transition, especially energy efficiency, community energy and energy poverty. In 2017, she was among the four authors of the policy report “Energy Poverty in Greece; Social Innovation Proposal to address the Phenomenon”, published by the Heinrich Böll Foundation Greece.
Agapi-Evangelia Tsampazi was born in Thessaloniki and studied at the Department of Civil Engineering of AUTh. Through the course of her studies, she discovered her interest in the Environment and Ecology, a fact that led her to the postgraduate program of DUTH for Environmental Engineering and Science.
She worked mainly as a freelancer engineer in various companies in Thessaloniki and Athens. Since 2019 she has undertaken a part of program coordination related to Ecology, contributing together with the rest of Thessaloniki office’s team to the work of the Heinrich Boll Foundation in Greece
Her work focuses mainly on issues of Circular Economy and Sustainable Mobility in combination with the public green space.