Mr Iakovos Yakoumis | Johnson Matthey Technology Review
Mr Iakovos Yakoumis
Monolithos Catalysts and Recycling Ltd, 83 Vrilissou Str., 11476 Polygono, Athens, Greece
Iakovos Yakoumis obtained his MEng degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. He has published 26 Research Papers and he is the Inventor of 3 European Patents. The citation index of his work is more than 1840 (Google Scholar) and the h-index of his work is 13. He has been assigned as Innovation Radar Expert from European Commission and as a reviewer of scientific manuscripts (Elsevier, Springer, Wiley). He is the Founder and the Managing Partner of MONOLITHOS Catalysts and Recycling Ltd, with extensive commercial and industrial experience in the fields of catalysis, emission control, critical raw materials recycling and circular economy. He has coordinated 8 European Research & Innovation Projects (Horizon 2020, EIT Raw Materials, Innovation Norway), while he has led MONOLITHOS team for more than 20 more projects. At the age of 26, he was honored from the Organization of the Greek Small and Medium Enterprises with the Panhellenic Award of the Best Young Businessman of the Year. He is the President of the Greek Association of Innovative SMEs (Innovation Greece). He has served as elected Vice-President of the city council of Naxos and Small Cyclades Municipality (2014).