Dr. Nicholas Karachalis
is Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of Planning and Regional Development of the University of Thessaly and at the Hellenic Open University. He has a strong interest in analysing the trends and dynamics between culture, tourism and spatial development processes, using an interdisciplinary approach and perspective. . He has collaborated to several research projects and studies related to regional and local development, place marketing, cultural economics and tourism planning. Alongside with his academic research, he has worked as an advisor for public bodies (Municipalities, Regional Authorities, City Tourism Offices, etc.) on matters of policy, marketing, funding, tendering practices, entrepreneurship, change management etc. He is also a validated Lead Expert for the URBACT programme.
Selected publications can be found at http://uth.academia.edu/NicholasKarachalis