Elena co-founded the Zero Mercury Working Group – an international coalition of NGOs working on mercury in 2005 and has co-coordinated it ever since.
She previously worked for the European Commission (DG ENV) and for consulting firms on environment policy and project management.
She holds an Ptychio in Chemistry (Athens), an M.Sc. in Business Strategy and Environmental Management (UK) and an MBA (Belgium).
She is Greek and speaks Greek, English and French.