Constantinos is an Associate Research Scientist in the Energy Planning and Analysis group at the Cyprus Institute. He is an energy systems modeler with more than 10 years of experience in the field and has collaborated with numerous international organizations, such as the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the World Bank and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. He has been providing model-based support to national authorities for the past 8 years and his modelling outputs directly inform the National Energy and Climate Plan of Cyprus. Additionally, Constantinos has previously worked on projects assessing electrification in the African continent, while more recently he has tried to quantify the potential benefits offered by cross-border electricity trade in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region. He holds a PhD in Energy and Environmental Systems and an MSc in Sustainable Technology from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden, and a BSc (Hons) in Environmental and Resource Sciences from Trent University in Peterborough, Canada.