Dr Vassilia Hadjichristodoulou
Dr Vassilia Hadjichristodoulou (BSc, MPhil, PhD) is the Founder and General Manager of GrantXpert Consulting Ltd. She is the National Expert of Cyprus on the EU study “SME Performance Review Report” for 2012-2015. Also she was a final runner-up in the annual national awards “Cyprus Women Business Awards” and “InBusiness Young Entrepreneur Award” in 2013.
She is an expert consultant in European and nationally funded programmes for the past 10 years. Before creating her own company, she was the Head of the European Funding Programmes Unit of the European University Cyprus for 4 years. During this period, Celia has been involved in more than 30 European and nationally-funded projects and she has managed to build strong networks across EU. She is currently the Project Coordinator of EAGLES (a Strategic Partnerships in the field of Youth), SCIENT (a Knowledge Alliances project) and ICT ENTREPRENEUR (a Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education project). Celia was involved in the funded project “Creativity in Education”, aiming to develop a new handbook for University academics in order to be able to enhance their students’ creativity and innovation skills. She was the project coordinator of “YOUNG LEADERS”, (LLP‐LdV‐ToI 2012‐2014) which aimed to develop an innovative training package for European university graduates to develop and enhance their leadership skills in times of crisis. She is also a well‐known trainer/speaker on the topics of “Obtaining funding from EU and national programmes”, “Developing your employability and entrepreneurship skills” and “EU funding opportunities for young entrepreneurs”.
Position: Project Researcher