Elizabeth holds an undergraduate degree in Law (LLB) from the University of Athens. She completed her postgraduate degree in International Law at the University of Westminster in International Law (LLM, Distinction). Presently she is on the third year of her PhD on International Law at the University of Westminster. Her thesis refugee protection in international law. She is a part time visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster where she teaches public international law to third year undergraduates.
Beyond academia, Elizabeth has been with Human Right at Sea since 2014. Starting as an intern, she worked in various research projects of the charity in the field of human rights in the maritime space. She is now the Charity’s Administration and Programme Manager, coordinating its activities and projects.
Elizabeth was granted a trusteeship with Human Rights at Sea in July 2019. Through her trusteeship role she is hoping to drive the narrative of ‘human rights at sea’ further so that the organisation can continue to raise global awareness for human rights abuses at sea through research, investigation and advocacy.