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Accomplished project manager offering expertise in financial, scientific and administrative knowledge of the EU funded Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions. High motivation, excellent team-player. Very capable data analyst. Scientific background in Archaeology.

Areas of Expertise

  • Project management
  • Data analysis
  • Data quality
  • Process improvement

Work History


Project Management - Scientific

European Commission - Research Executive Agency
Participate in the preparation of calls for proposals, evaluation and selection of proposals. Negotiate technical and financial aspects of contracts linked to the preparation and implementation of the projects (scientific domains: economics and social sciences). Ensure the follow-up of project implementation, the performance of the project managers and partners, monitoring contractual obligations and project expenditure (via financial and activity periodic reviews, audits, reporting and assistance, etc.). Provide assistance in monitoring, quality auditing and evaluation of the actions. Participate in the co-ordination of activities with external organisations, in order to ensure the success of the actions and the implementation of the projects. Assisting call coordinator, preparing statistics, liaising with external experts for payments. Assistant call coordinator for MSCA-IF.

Project Management - Financial Verification

European Commission - Research Executive Agency

Verify the respect of the Financial Regulation, Implementing rules, internal rules on budget execution, Basic Act, Financing decision and other related rules and budgetary dispositions in all financial transactions relating to the work program of the Directorate / Unit. Assistance in preparing calls for proposals / tenders. Develop and implement homogeneous and compatible procedures, norms and methods to process and access financial information and documents. Ensure coherence of financial data between different databases. Prepare and maintain follow-up tables as tools for decision-making of staff and managers. Monitor and assist the execution of budget, discharge procedure and financial workflows. Prepare replies to requests for information from the hierarchy and other services within the Commission including the Court of Auditors. Involvement in annual closure of accounts exercise and monthly accounting quality.


Project Management - Financial Initiation

European Commission - DG RTD

Provide advice and support to scientific project officers with negotiation and management of financial and budgetary aspects of contracts, analysis and check of cost statements for compliance with contract terms. Registration and filing of incoming and outgoing formal financial documents. Preparing financial transactions in IT tools(commitments, payments, recovery, forecast), and signing of on financial initiations. Informing stakeholders about payments and possible financial issues, follow up on financial and legal issues. Preparing contracts and amendments. Implementation and follow up of audits.


Instruction Verification Center Expert

Bank of New York Mellon

On-line processing (waiver checks, verify and authenticate faxes, decoding signal numbers, performing call-backs with external and internal clients), prioritizing according to deadlines, control and reallocation of rejected instructions, manual processing, monitoring workload, answering to queries, solving pending issues, ensure proper handover to next shift, training of newcomers, identifying and drafting missing procedures.



Delta Lloyd Bank

Securities and accounts management, short term investments, preparing and executing payments, managing bearer bonds for clients, ensure contact with local agencies, performing daily checks and reporting, filing.



Master degree in Archaeology

Ghent University

Excavation skills, scientific drawing and reporting, prehistory, history of Rome, Greece, and the Ancient Near East, literature, philosophy. Thesis on "Prehistory of Iran - Excavations at Susa I".


  • Volunteer guide at Church of England Southwark Cathedral, London, UK
  • Archaeologist with Balkan Heritage Foundation, Bulgaria, participation in Pottery restoration and the Ilindentsi excavations led by Dr. Grebksa-Kulow