- B.Sc. in Forestry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Forestry & Natural Environment, Thessaloniki,Greece
- Ph.D in Natural Resource Management & Economics, University of Edinburgh, Institute of Ecology & Resource Management, Edinburgh, U.K.
- Postdoctoral Fellowship, International Ecotechnology Research Centre, Cranfield Institute of Technology, Cranfield, England, U.K.
Multi-criteria optimization tools and decision support systems for integrated natural resource planning and management, impact evaluation tools for sustainable development of rural and mountain areas, economic valuation of non-market natural resource benefits, cost-benefit analysis, governance modeling with multiple stakeholders and networking