Mrs Elena Galifianaki has strong expertise in marketing, public relations, event organisation and online community management, acquired through her education and professional career. Her education started in Greece and was completed in the UK with a BA (Hons) in Advertising & Marketing and two postgraduate degrees; one in Business Studies (with Distinction) and one in Cultural Heritage Tourism. Her international expertise has been built up whilst working in the UK, France, Belgium and Greece in various Communications roles. She currently acts as a Communications Officer for European projects at SKEL Lab, NCSR “Demokritos”. In parallel, she offers consulting services to the European Commission relating to online communities and social media management.