Yiannis Avramides

Senior Director of Programs

Yiannis Avramides joined World Monuments Fund in 2009. In his current role he supports the lifecycle of a segment of the project portfolio, collaborating with field staff on project management and decision-making, while also being responsible for the internal administration of the Programs department. He is additionally responsible for performance monitoring and program evaluation efforts across the organization. In prior roles he contributed to and led the administration of the World Monuments Watch program, the organization’s flagship program that seeks to discover, spotlight, and take action on behalf of heritage places facing challenges of direct relevance to global society. He has participated in conservation field projects in Cambodia, France, Greece, Haiti, and the Old City of Jerusalem, and has been a member of the team behind the development of the Arches heritage inventory and management system. Yiannis received a BSE in Civil Engineering and Architecture from Princeton University in 2008 and an MS in Historic Preservation from Columbia University in 2010.