Theodora Panayides

Theodora Panayides

Researcher and Project Manager


Theodora is a Researcher and Project Manager at Levin Sources. She provides capacity and support on a wide range of projects, helping deliver accurate, insightful and timely results to public and private sector clients.

Theodora works primarily on projects that address environmental management, sustainability, and conservation. She has field and desk-based qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis experience in a number of countries, including Angola, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Guinea, Honduras, Kenya and Sierra Leone. She supports Levin Sources and its clients with specialist technical skills in mapping, statistical analysis and participatory techniques.

Theodora is a key contributor to the company’s BEST-ASM initiative and toolkit, providing essential support in its strategy, development and stakeholder consultations. Her professional and academic background in environmental issues and development allow her to take a sensitive yet commercially astute approach.

Prior to joining Levin Sources, Theodora worked for the United Nations Environment Programme – World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), focussing on conservation and partnership-building between NGOs and the private sector. She also worked as an environmental educator in Costa Rica and a marine field researcher in Honduras.

Theodora holds an MSc in Environmental Technology with a specialisation in Environmental Resource Management from Imperial College, London. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from the University of Cambridge.

Theodora works in English, Spanish and Greek. She is based at Levin Sources, Cambridge.

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