Eva Polyzogopoulou

Country Director of ActionAid Hellas

Eva dreamt since she was very little that she would become a Civil Society expert. A few decades later her dream has come true; she has become an experienced professional in the non-profit organizations’ and charitable foundations’ sector, in Greece and abroad. Her career path includes a series of public and private organizations such as the General State Archives in Athens, Greece and the Royal Academy of Arts in London, UK. For the past ten years she was a member of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation’s Programs Management Team. Having been responsible for the design and implementation of some of the Foundation’s major strategic initiatives, as well as the evaluation of funding applications, she has collaborated with hundreds of non-profits, worldwide, in a variety of fields. Eva specializes in strategic planning, grant-making and organizational development. She is a member of the BMW Foundation’s Responsible Leaders Network and she serves as Board and Advisory Board Member in selected non-profit organizations. She has studied Business Administration at the American College of Greece, Library Management and Information Systems at the University of West Attica and she holds a Master’s Degree in Cultural & Creative Industries from King’s College London.