Ms. Aspasia Dimizas has joined the Convention’s MedWet Coordination Unit in Athens, Greece, as its new Programme Development Officer. She will be working with all MedWet partners and in particular the MedWet/Team to develop a strong and dynamic programme of activities.
Aspasia earned a Master of Environmental Management degree at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies in the USA and has worked in the US with the Natural Resources Defense Council and Connecticut Audubon.
Whilst working with a consultancy firm in Athens, she has built up a good deal of experience in developing projects for the European Commission, DG Environment, LIFE-Environment programme and the EC EuropeAid Cooperation Office ASIA-URBS programme. She is bilingual in English and Greek and for several years was the Greek national champion rockclimber.