Eleni Theodoraki

Reader in Festival and Event Management School of Marketing, Tourism & languages, Edinburgh Napier University

Qualifications

1991-95 PhD studies at Loughborough University. Funded by the Greek State Scholarship Foundation. Research topic: Organisational Analysis of National Governing Bodies of Sport in Britain.
1986-90 BEd degree in Physical Education and Sports Science, majoring in sports management and sports journalism. Aristotelion University, Greece

Areas of Expertise

Festival and event management, sport management, organisational analysis, sustainability.

Consultancy and Industry Roles

2012 to date - member of UNESCO working group of experts to prepare sport policy agenda for adaptation at World Congress of Sport Ministers.
2010 - 2013 Core Commissioner in Commission for a Sustainable London 2012
2009 - 2012 Member of the University of British Columbia Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games Impacts' Expert Resource Group.

Visiting Academic Positions

2009 to date - Visiting teaching staff, Lumsa University's Masters programme in Event Management, Rome, Italy.

Experience

  • –present
    Reader in Festival and Event Management School of Marketing, Tourism & languages, Edinburgh Napier University