Speaker – Idea Platform
As of October 2009, Ioanna Papadopoulou is the Director for Communications & Marketing at Athens International Airport.
She started her career with the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority. In 2001 she joined the Ministry of Transport and Communications as an advisor on Civil Aviation issues and she held the position of the CEO of Olympic Airways-Services SA from December 2003 up to May 2006.
From May 2006 up to September 2009 she worked for the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority as the Chief Negotiator/Senior Expert on Bilateral Air Services Agreements and International Relations.
As far as her academic background is concerned, Ioanna has obtained degrees with Honorary Distinctions in Philosophy, Psychology and Political Science from the University of Athens and Panteion University respectively.
Moreover, she holds an MSc in International Studies, Economics & Marketing, from the University of Athens, specializing on European Economics and Diplomacy, as well as a Diploma of Air Transport Studies from Cranfield University, UK and a Diploma of Strategic Marketing from Cornell University, USA.