Maria Tomai Msc.

Research Assistant

Research group(s):
4. Sustainable Development, Innovation and Societal Transitions

Maria Tomais’s research focuses on urban sustainability and behavioural change. She holds a MSc. in Global Innovation Economics from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands and a BSc. in Business Administration from the Athens University of Economics and Business in Greece. Her masters’ dissertation was on the topic of solid waste management in European countries, analyzing the challenges, solution designs and pathways for possible catch-up, taking Maastricht and Athens as a case study. She recently extended this exploration to the context of emerging countries, undertaking field research in Accra, Ghana. Maria is working as Research Assistant to Prof. Ramani in SITE4Society to study transitions to a circular economy in Europe and Emerging Countries.