1993, American College of Greece; 1995, BA (Hons) and 1997, MA (Hons), Political Science, University of New Mexico, US; 1999, MA (Hons), EU Studies, Centre for European Integration Studies, University of Bonn, Germany. Formerly, with: Governmental Affairs Committee, US Senate; Foreign Policy Division, European Commission, Brussels. 2000-03, with World Economic Forum including: 2001-02, Associate Director, responsible for relations with the US, Canada and EU institutions; 2002-03, Director, Europe. 2003-2014 Executive Director, The Lisbon Council. From 2014-2019, Director-General and Head of the European Political Strategy Centre, EU Commission, Brussels. Since January 2020, Director, Europe at Gates Ventures. Since January 2021, Vice President, Europe at Breakthrough Energy.