, Region of Crete
Maria Apostolaki has graduated from the Technical University of Crete with a Diploma in Environmental Engineering and a Master of Science in Environmental and Sanitary Engineering.
After completing her studies, she has worked for 3 years as a freelancer in the field of RES projects Development and their Environmental Impact Assessment.
Since 2008 she has been a civil servant working in the Region of Crete. Her main duties were environmental assessment studies, environmental audits, and protection of surface, underground and coastal water.
For the last six years she is a technical expert for Energy, dealing with the strategic energy planning and the major energy issues of Crete and cooperating with the public and private stakeholders involved. As an energy expert in the Region of Crete, she coordinates EU Projects that address the energy transition in Crete and has coordinated the energy pillar in the implementation of the Regional Specialization Strategy of Crete (RIS3Crete).