BSc Biology (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki),
Postgraduate Diploma Ecological Management of the Environment (Gh Kassel, Universitaet des Landes Hessen)
BSc Biology (AUTH), Postgraduate Diploma Ecological Management of the Environment (Gh Kassel, University of the State of Hessen, Germany) Manager and director of OIKOM Ltd. Mr. Pappas has over 20 years of professional experience in successfully designing and delivering environmental studies, assessments and projects.
He owns a Class C (highest) license in Environmental Studies and Fisheries Studies.
Mr. Pappas has participated as an expert and/or coordinator in more than 30 Specific Environmental Assessments and Management Plans and in over 100 Preliminary Environmental Studies and Environmental Impact Assessments. In addition, Mr Pappas has participated as an expert or coordinator in a large number of national or EU projects on monitoring and management of protected areas as well as environmental interpretation and information projects.
He has designed, organised and implemented specialised training programmes in environmental issues, aiming towards staff of the central, regional and local public administration as well as towards elected members of local public administration bodies.
Between 1988-1997 he was working for the Hellenic Agency for Local Development and Local Government SA (EETAA) as a Consultant of regional and local public administration bodies, where he was head of the Dept. Of Environmental and Natural Resources Management.
He was a founding partner (50% stake) and manager of OIKOS-Nature Management Ltd (1995-2010).