Unreasonable Mentors

Spyros Kouvelis

Director, Institute for Sustainable Development of EPLO, Former Minister of State for Foreign Economic Affairs

Spyros is an Unreasonable Mentor. Spyros has participated in 2 programs, including Unreasonable Impact UK & Europe 2022 (Nov - Dec), and has advised over 29 Unreasonable companies.
Founder/Director of the Institute for Sustainable Development of EPLO, a Permanent Observer at the UN General Assembly.
Senior Advisor with Verimpact, a leading consulting group on business sustainable transformation and ESG implementation, assessment and training.
Senior Associate of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).
Advisory Board Member with Sustainable Investments, Oman.
Founder and Patent holder with BabylonGardens, an innovation hub for green urban spaces.
Previous positions:
Minister of State for foreign economic, cultural, and environmental affairs (2009-2011).
Elected MP Hellenic Parliament (2007-2009, and 2009-2012).
Shadow Minister of environment, energy, and planning (2007-2009).
Senior Advisor to the UNEP Mediterranean Action Plan for the Mediterranean Strategy on Sustainable development.
Programme Director, WWF in Greece
Director, Mediterranean Initiative of the Ramsar Convention.
President of Ecofilms - International Film Festival of Rhodes.
MSc Agricultural/Environmental economics, University of Reading, UK; BSc Economics, University of Athens.
Fluent Greek, English and French, speaks some Italian and Spanish.