Phanos Hadjikyriakou

CEO and co-founder of 2050 Materials

Phanos is the CEO and co-founder of 2050 Materials, a tech company dedicated to advancing sustainability in construction. 2050 Materials focuses on bridging the gap between climate targets and the data required to meet them. Their solutions are used by several leading architecture and engineering firms to power both internal and commercial carbon-related processes.

The final panel of _shift 2023 was chaired by Chris Hines and featured two young founders of data-led/analytics-driven companies, Tom Bunn of re:new and Phanos Hadjikyriakou of 2050 Materials. Catherine Sinclair, a Northumbria University KTP Associate, accompanied them. The panellists' insights centred on building a better future through innovative technology, data-driven solutions, and increasing awareness of environmentally friendly alternatives.

Phanos has a genuine passion for data and its potential to drive the transition to a more sustainable economy. He believes in the power of data-driven solutions to address climate challenges.

In his previous role, Phanos led a global team of climate researchers who advised institutional investors on how to manage the climate risks and opportunities related to their portfolios, as well as how to align their investment strategies with global climate targets.


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