Verdis, Savvas

Dr Savvas Verdis  


Position held

Senior Research Fellow


Experience keywords:

Evaluation of urban development projects; Quality of life in cities

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Savvas is a Senior Research Fellow working in the advisory service of LSE Cities. He consults city and national governments on urban development strategies and the evaluation of urban projects. His most recent consultation includes an infrastructure feasibility study in the Amsterdam metropolitan area on behalf of the Dutch Government. Savvas has been teaching at the LSE Cities Programme since 2001 first with Richard Sennett and David Frisby and now co-convenes a course on urban project evaluation with Philipp Rode. From 2009 to 2012, he was founder and CEO of Rankdesk, a property ranking algorithm application for residential investors. He received a PhD from Cambridge University in 2007.

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Construction and Property; Environment

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French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]; Greek [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]

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