Eleni Kavvatha holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Governance and Sustainable Development, from Panteion University of Political and Social Studies in Athens. She also has a Bachelor in International and European Studies (IES). She is one of the POLLEN team members, and works at the Institute of european studies. Under Amandine Orsini’s supervision, she works as a Research Officer and Research Assistant : she is in charge of the day to day conduction of the POLLEN activities, the animation of the online platform that allows participants to engage in fruitful discussions during the programme and the coordination of lectures, policy briefs and MyPOLLEN Talks. She is also teaching the training session with Prof. Amandine Orsini.
Her Master Thesis is on the Protection of Vulnerable Ecosystems with specific focus in the Arctic region and the role of the EU. She also had the opportunity to study Energy Environment and Sustainable Development in UiO and Arctic Governance at High North Center for Business and Governance in Bodo, Norway, where she has published reports. She has participated several times in the Arctic Circle Assembly in Iceland and various conferences regarding Environmental Governance in the Arctic Region. She is currently focusing her research on indiginous community engagement in Arctic Governance.
Prior to to joining the IES, she has worked as a Research Officer and Research assistant in Greece and Norway and is the co-creator of a business plan for sustainable solutions to address Climate Change, by designing rainwater drainage systems for refugee camps, in collaboration with Climate-KIC.
Mise à jour: 26 août 2019