Markos Karavias joined the ACIL in June 2014 as a post-doctoral researcher, working for the research project 'Smart Mixes in relation to Transboundary Environmental Harm'. Prior to joining the ACIL, Markos served as a Special Adviser to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Climate Change of the Hellenic Republic. 

Markos' research interests include public international law, with a focus on environmental, human rights and refugee law, and corporate governance. He holds an LL.B. and a Master's in International Studies from the Law Faculty of the University of Athens, as well as an M.Jur and a D.Phil. from the Law Faculty of the University of Oxford. While studying in Oxford, Markos acted as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Public International Law.

His doctoral thesis, entitled 'Corporate Obligations under International Law' was published in OUP's Oxford Monographs in International Law series in November 2013.

e-mail: m.karavias[at]uva[dot]nl