Dr. Ioannis Poulios


Ioannis Poulios is a culture/heritage, business, and energy consultant.
Ioannis Poulios conducted PhD research on heritage management and sustainable development at University College London, and attended MBA electives on business strategy and management at London Business School.

Ioannis provides consultancy services to the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) and to national and local organisations and private firms in the context of designing and implementing innovative community-centred approaches to heritage management. He also provides consultancy services to entrepreneurs of various backgrounds in order to achieve innovation at times of instability/crisis.

He teaches Cultural Organisations Management at the Hellenic Open University and at the Open University of Cyprus, and is teaching at the UNESCO Venice Office School on ‘Sustainable Energy Governance in World Heritage Sites’.
He has published a series of papers, and authored a book on ‘The Past in the Present: A Living Heritage Approach – Meteora, Greece’ (Ubiquity Press, open access: http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/bak). He has co-edited the following books: ‘Athens, Modern Capital and Historic City: Challenges for Heritage Management at Times of Crisis’ (PHAROS Journal: Netherlands Institute of Athens); ‘Culture and Perspective’ (Kastaniotis Publishing House / in Greek); and ‘Cultural Management, Local Community, and Sustainable Development’ (Kallipos / in Greek, open access: http://repository.kallipos.gr/handle/11419/2394).

His paper ‘Discussing Strategy in Heritage Conservation: a Living Heritage Approach as an Example of Strategic Innovation’ was selected as the Outstanding Paper in the 2015 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence (Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, open access: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/JCHMSD-10-2012-0048 ).

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