Eliza joined RPA in 2020 as Head of the Policy Team. She has a Master’s degree in Sociology and in European Integration and Development and has over 17 years’ experience in leading a wide range of consultancy assignments for the European Commission, including providing support to programme, policy and thematic network implementation, evaluations and impact assessments of policy legislation, initiatives and measures as well as feasibility and large cross-country comparative studies. She applies her methodological expertise to various policy areas, including social inclusion, migration, employment, education and training, crime, security, justice and consumer affairs.
Throughout her career, Eliza has developed in-depth methodological knowledge on consultation techniques (for various types of stakeholders) and tools for collection and analysis of large quantitative and qualitative data sets including forecasting exercises, trend studies, causal and correlation analysis. She has led many workshops, seminars and peer reviews (such as in her previous consultancy role under the Social Inclusion and Social Protection Strand of the Mutual Learning Services provided to DG Employment and Social Affairs), facilitating the exchange of policy practices across Member State public sector organisations.
Eliza grew up in Brussels and has lived in London since 2005. She is trilingual (Dutch, English and French) and has good notions of Greek.