Michail Kapetanakis is a research analyst for the Infrastructure team in the Economic Law and Policy Program. He has over 5 years of cross-sectoral experience in sustainability consulting and economic analysis for transport, cities and environmental projects.
Michail works on applying the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) methodology to sustainable transport projects and policies in countries including India, Indonesia, Colombia, Senegal and Kazakhstan, working with NGOs and local partners and stakeholders. He also works with the Nature-Based Infrastructure (NBI) Global Resource Centre, helping to apply the SAVi methodology to NBI projects across the world, through modelling, writing and data sourcing for reports.
Prior to joining IISD, Michail worked as an economic consultant at engineering firm Arup in the UK. He developed economic assessment models for large-scale transport projects, as well as environmental impact assessments and urban and regional development strategies.
Michail holds a BA in Human Geography from King’s College London and a MSc in Urban Economic Development from University College London.
Michail speaks fluent English, French, Spanish and Greek.