Tina Birmpili

Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

Tina Birmpili is a former Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change in Greece. She joined the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification after having been the Executive Secretary of the Ozone Secretariat and the Ambassador of Greece to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Throughout her career, which included assignments with the Athens Development Agency, the Open University of Greece and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in different capacities, she has been engaged in substantive issues related to environment and sustainable development.

Tina has a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Athens, a Master of Science in Environmental Technology and a PhD in Environmental Management and Economics from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London.


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