Partnerships and Projects Manager
After her graduation from the London School of Economics, Maria worked for the Open Innovation Strategy & Policy Group (OISPG) at DG CONNECT, where she has acclimatised to the workings of the European Commission and gained a constructive degree of knowledge regarding innovation and entrepreneurship.
She has also worked at the Embassy of France in Athens, the Embassy of Greece in London and HM Government of Gibraltar Representation to the EU. During her academic and professional experiences, she had the opportunity to interact with high-ranking officials, contribute to a wide variety of policy documents and develop her skills in monitoring legislation and policy developments.
Maria holds a BA in Translation & Conference Interpreting and a MSc in European Politics. She is a native Greek speaker, fluent in English, French and Italian. She also has a good command of Spanish and Turkish. Having lived in different countries (Greece, Belgium, the UK, France and Turkey), she enjoys working in a multilingual and multicultural environment and she is always enthusiastic about new intellectual challenges