Biography

Melita Leoussis

Melita Leoussis

DPhil in Public Policy Student (2015)

I was employed in the past years for the World Economic Forum based in Geneva, Switzerland working in the area of International Organisations and Government Affairs. I was responsible for the World Economic Forum’s highest level meetings (IGWEL) held in Davos and managed the ‘Future of Government’ Global Agenda Council. I was responsible for the publication of the ‘Future of Government Smart Toolbox,’ a World Economic Forum publication addressing the role of technology in increasing government efficiency, a project sponsored by the UAE government and launched during the UAE Government Summit.

I was selected to participate in the graduate programme of Singularity University in Silicon Valley, California on a Google scholarship during 2015. I have held several positions in the past as an Adviser to the Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and as an intern for CSIS and the United Nations in New York. I graduated with Distinction from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service with a Master of Science in Foreign Service.