Yiannis Avramides joined WMF in 2009. Since then, he has been a member of the team managing the World Monuments Watch, WMF's flagship advocacy program, and has participated in conservation field projects and edited research publications for World Monuments Fund. He is also a member of the project team behind the development of the Arches heritage inventory and management system. Yiannis received a B.S.E. in civil engineering and architecture from Princeton University with honors in 2008 and an M.Sc. in historic preservation from Columbia University in 2010.