Toula is a strategic thought leader with a diverse background in risk management, governance, regulatory relations and compliance across industries - from performing risk assessments and ensuring procedures comply with regulations at Chevron, to managing financial model risk and governance at Bank of the West / BNP Paribas, to helping build governance and risk management programs at Salesforce.
Toula studied economics at the University of California Davis, completed an MBA at the University of Strathclyde in the UK, and is certified in Lean Six Sigma. She is a self described 'perpetual student' always looking for something new to learn and recently completed a graduate certificate in Cybersecurity at Harvard.
Toula lived in Athens, Greece for several years where she had a stint as a journalist and editor for Athens Insider magazine. She enjoys reading, listening to podcasts, and traveling to places where she can experience diverse cultures and cuisines.