10 December 2019

Mahi Sideridou

Mahi has led the Beyond Fossil Fuels secretariat since it was set up in 2017 under the original name Europe Beyond Coal. She has over twenty years of experience in environmental campaigning and climate & energy political advocacy, and fifteen years in team coordination, governance and people & culture management.

She worked for Greenpeace between 2000 and 2015, first as a climate campaigner based in Athens, then moving to Brussels as the EU climate and energy policy director and finally as the European Unit’s managing director. She sat on the board of directors of Climate Action Network Europe for ten years and since 2017 has been on the board of Greenpeace Czech Republic.

Mahi has a Bachelor’s in Physics and a Master’s in Energy and Environmental Analysis from her studies in Manchester and Boston. She is based in Aarhus, speaks Greek, English, French & Danish, and is chronically online. She strives to create a professional culture that is underscored by integrity, respect and joy, and that results in ambitious climate action.

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