Yannis Tzortzis was born in Agios Nikolaos, Crete. He studied Law, Culture Management and Photography in Greece, England and Belgium. He is the Legal Counselor of the Steering Committee of the Just Transition Development Plan, Attorney at Regulatory Authority for Energy and Associate Lecturer of the Law School of Democritus University of Thrace, specialized in Energy and Environmental Law, as well as Law of Public Procurement. He is the President of the Non-Profit Organisation “Green Project” for raising environmental conscience via the so called “green photo journeys”, which are being held under the auspices of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO. He is a Member of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain and the Photographic Circle in Greece. He has won many prestigious international photography and film awards, he has published various photo monographs and exhibited his work in Greece and various cities abroad.