Sotiri Mavrikis is a research scientist, who was born in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Upon immigrating to Greece, he earned his bachelor's degree in Chemistry from the University of Crete, in Heraklion. He then completed his master's (MSc. Environmental Science) at Wageningen UR, in the Netherlands, specialising in Renewable Energy Technologies.
He currently works as a researcher at ICRE8, where he will be involved in RECONNECT, GLOBAQUA and BRIGAID, as well as an administrator and assistant manager of SDSN Greece.