OUR TEAM

Marilyn Polena, General Manager


Marilyn Polena is a development economist, with extended experience in the area programme development and management, resource mobilisation and strategic development in the humanitarian and development fields. Marilyn was previously the Director of Programmes for SolidarityNow where she was responsible for the design and implementation of the organisation’s programmes and partnerships, overseeing interventions across Greece. Marilyn has worked in the field in Greece and internationally, spending several years leading multi-sectoral development programmes in northern Mozambique. Earlier Marilyn worked in development and finance institutions, notably the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development where she focused on project finance for Central Europe and the Baltics. Marilyn holds an undergraduate degree in Mathematics with Management Studies from Sussex University in the UK and a postgraduate degree in Development Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London.

 

Fay Koutzoukou, Deputy General Manager

 

 

 

Ioanna Fourkiotou, Regional Director for Northern Greece

 

 

Lily Sklavi, Finance Director

 

 

Panos Lioukas, Head of Accounts

 

 

Nermine Ghazy, HR & Payroll Specialist

 

 

 

 

Sofia Gkarane, Human Resources Officer

 

 

Valia Savvidou, Communications Manager

 

 

 

Nafsika Wagger, Monitoring, Evaluation & Accountability Manager

 

 

Sotiris Perperidis, Interim Procurement & Logistics Manager

 

 

 

Lefteris Antoniadis, IT Manager

 

 

Valia Andrakakou, Athens Solidarity Center Coordinator

 

 

Marina Kanta, Senior Lawyer & Advocacy Manager

 

 

Katerina Goula, Programme Officer Active Citizens Fund

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Rangos, Project Coordinator of HELIOS project

 

 

 

Mary Asvesta, Employability Project Coordinator

 

 

Eva Mellou, Project Area Manager (South Greece) – “All Children in Education” program

 

 

 

 

Dora Seitanidou, Project Area Manager (North Greece)- “All Children in Education” program

 

 

 

Lina Theodorou, Legal Aid Project Coordinator

 

 

 

Zoi Triantafyllidou, Female Friendly Space (FFS) Project Coordinator