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Meet the Team

Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals is the backbone of IRIS Sustainable Development. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.

 The Board


Anna Papaioannou

IRIS's President and Partnerships Director is responsible for identifying and establishing the Organization's strategic relationships through a systematic and process-driven approach.


Danai  Panagi

Communications Director

IRIS's Creative Writer and Communications Director is responsible for the digital strategy and the effective external communication of the Organization's mission, objectives, and activities.


Theodoros Stomachopoulos

Operations Manager

IRIS's Treasurer is responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring, and assessing sound and compliant financial management for the Organization.



Elissavet Lafazanou

Fundraising Project Manager

IRIS's Programmes & Fundraising Manager is responsible for cultivating a donor base for philanthropic gifts and preparing the grant applications of the Organization, based on her expertise in networking with potential donors and the detection of new sources of funds.


Pinelopi Kroustali

Monitoring & Evaluation Project Manager

IRIS's M&E Project Manager is responsible for providing support to proposal development for M&E components, implementing monitoring systems, and designing monitoring tools, as well as contributing to institutional learning processes.


Andriani Tsampi

Volunteers Manager

IRIS's Volunteer Manager is responsible for recruiting, interviewing and managing our volunteer network, as well as implementing training programmes and delivering awareness initiatives to drive volunteer numbers upwards.

Project Coordinators


Evi Kyrousi

Content Creator 

IRIS's Content Creator is responsible for interviewing industry professionals and incorporating their views in blog posts, editing and proofreading written pieces before publication, as well as promoting content on social networks and monitoring engagement.

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Vasileia Triantafyllou

Project Design Coordinator

IRIS's Project Design Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and monitoring the status of project design; managing changes to the project scope, schedule, and costs, as well as conducting research for potential partners.


Morgane Rumeau 

Grants Writer

IRIS's Grants Writer is responsible for EU project proposal writing including scientific excellence, and societal impact, mapping of EU and international funding opportunities, as well as the conceptualization, visualization, and iterative challenging of a new project idea.

Focal Points - Sweden


Henrik Lotse

Operations Specialist - Sweden

IRIS's Operations Specialist is responsible for the coordination of IRIS's programs, initiatives, volunteers, and their activities including the beneficiaries, ensuring that the implementation plans are in place, understood by team members, and effectively enacted as scheduled.


Freya Saidin

Youth Ambassador - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

IRIS's Youth Ambassador - Sweden is responsible for empowering young people and giving them a voice towards a more sustainable future as well as for linking the organization with Swedish youth communities by spreading the organization’s mission and vision.


Marianna Chatzopoulou

Youth Ambassador  - Uppsala Universität

IRIS's Youth Ambassador - Sweden is responsible for establishing working groups with donor communities, implementing partners, local and national governments, NGOs, and CBOs to enhance linkages to actors with a vested interest in IRIS's programs. 

IT Support


Daniel García López

IT Support Provider

IRIS's IT Support Provider is responsible for providing technical support across the Organization. Daniel has core knowledge of operating systems (e.g. Linux) and programming languages (e.g. Python, MATLAB, Maple, C++).

Join us!

Are you interested in becoming a member of our team? Help us soar and do great things together.

If you are interested, send us an email and our Volunteers Manager will contact you soon.

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