Dr Kyriaki Glyptou joined the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality as Senior Lecturer in October of 2016. She holds the qualification of Environmental Engineer (EUR ING) from Wageningen University in the Netherlands and a PhD on Tourism Destination Management and Regional Development from the Business School of the University of the Aegean in Greece.
Kyriaki has gained international exposure as Senior Research Associate of sustainable development projects (UNWTO, UNEP-MAP, EU, SEE and national) as well as through her research, consulting and teaching experience in Italy, Greece, Germany, the Netherlands and UK.
She is a reviewer for a number of academic journals, member of the International Association for Tourism Economics (IATE) and Fellow of the Institute of Place Management (IPM).
Kyriaki’s current research explores strategic destinations’ development and branding in light of sustainability, resilience and uncertainty. She is also interested in the topics of crisis management and the management of environmental resources.