New Business Development Manager
Eleni Nicolaides is the New Business Development Manager at PeopleCert, being responsible for the identification, evaluation and implementation of new endeavours.
Eleni’s background is in investment banking and venture capital industries, with focus on the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector. She remains passionate and actively involved in the tech start-up ecosystem.
Further, she serves as Director of the Hellenic Professionals Informatics Society (HePIS), the Greek Member Society of the Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (CEPIS). HePIS represents over 3,500 ICT students and professionals while over 25,000 candidates have participated in activities organised by HePIS aiming to enhance their digital skills. Eleni also is among the founding members and currently serves as the Project Manager of AFDEmp, an initiative that aims to decrease unemployment in Greece by re-skilling 500,000 individuals and facilitating their placement in the ICT sector.
She holds a BSc in Business Administration from the American College of Greece, an MSc in Sociology from the University of Oxford and is certified in Corporate Finance from the London Business School. Eleni has also completed a gap year as a volunteer in Ghana, Africa and in Mumbai, India.