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  • Ms Elena Plexida
    Vice President Government and IGOs Engagement


Prior to joining ICANN, Ms Plexida worked for the European Commission DG CONNECT on internet governance issues. Before that, she was a Telecom Attaché with the Permanent Representation of Greece to the EU. During the Greek Presidency of the Council of the EU, Ms Plexida co-chaired the Council Working Party on Telecommunications and Information Society. Before joining the Permanent Representation, Ms Plexida was an international affairs officer at the Hellenic Ministry of Telecom. Her main responsibilities included EU affairs and relations of the country with a number of international organizations.

Ms Plexida holds a master’s degree from the National (Metsovian) Technical University of Athens and a degree in economics and political science. She is also a graduate of the National School of Public Administration of Greece (ESDD).