Dr. Spanos is a consultant and sustainability expert with 20+ years of experience. As Director of Sustainability of KEO, he provides professional consultancy and strategy-related services to governmental institutions, investment funds, large developers, architects, and contractors. Spanos has been involved in the development of decarbonization strategies since the early years of his career and for various real-estate sectors. Since 2013, he has been based in the Gulf region and works closely with developers of future global destinations and world-event organizers. His primary interest is in the implementation of added commercial value through client-focused sustainability and climate change-related decisions in the early stages of development. Dr. Spanos’ projects have won regional industry awards, and he has been an awards judge for innovation and sustainability. He is actively supporting academic research, international professional bodies, and regional Green Building Councils.