IDCE Students Profiles

Demetrios Yannopoulos (CDP '2011)

Demetrios Yannopoulos (USA) received a B.A. in political science in 2005 from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. He moved to Washington D.C to work on Capitol Hill, and then transitioned into commercial real estate, researching transit oriented development. He then worked with a non-profit conservation which educates inner-city high school students. Yannopoulos volunteered with the New Zealand Department of Conservation in open space preservation. As an Americorps VISTA for a homeless shelter in downtown Boston, he ran the volunteer program while starting a health program that enabled newly homeless clients to access physician care. His interests are urban revitalization, equitable business and non-profit initiatives, affordable housing development, and open space preservation.