I hold a BA in International and European Studies from the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences (2010), with specialization in International & European Law and an MSc in EU Politics and Government from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE; 2011). In addition, I have completed an International Master as a Policy Advisor and Project Consultant from the Institute of European Studies of the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL; 2013).
My experience includes being the coordinator for the Cyprus EU Presidency (2011-2012) within the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels and working at a GA consulting firm in Brussels (Grayling Brussels; 2013-2014) as well as at Enoros Consulting Ltd (2014 – 2018) as a Project Manager designing, drafting and coordinating and implementing several EU projects under Erasmus+, Interreg, AMIF, Justice and REC programmes, EEA Grants etc. My professional background also includes research experience (Panteion University; 2009-2010), public affairs advisory expertise, project financial management, EU Law and lobbying experience.
In September 2018, I was employed at the Cyprus Institute holding the position of Project Officer at the Energy, Environment and Water Research Centre (EEWRC), while since January 2020, I have been transferred at the Research Innovation Support Operations (RISO) at the Climate & Atmosphere Research Centre of Excellence (CARE-C) of the same Institute. Currently, I am the Financial Manager of the H2020-TEAMING project establishing the Center of Excellence responsible for Financial project oversight and management, preparation and monitoring of annual budgets and project reporting, Identification of research and innovation funding opportunities and in general coordination and support in the development of competitive project proposals.
Finally, I am a Member of PMI-Cyprus and EARMA, as well as of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Alumni Mentoring Network.