Eliza joined RPA in 2020 and leads the Society policy work. She has a Master’s degree in Sociology and advanced Master in European Integration and Development and has over 20 years’ experience in leading a wide range of consultancy assignments for the European Commission, international organisations and national authorities. She provides her expertise 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. Her consultancy work covers a wide range of policy areas, including social inclusion, migration, employment, education and training, crime, security, justice and consumer affairs whilst more recently she has expanded her thematic knowledge to environmental policy.
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, facilitating the exchange of policy practices across Member State public sector organisations.
Alongside her technical role, Eliza runs the day-to-day operations and wider company strategy together with her fellow Directors Matthew, Teresa and David.
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.