Elizabeth Filippouli is an entrepreneur and communications & business strategist with particular focus on social entrepreneurship, innovation, future trends and visionary leadership. She is the Founder & CEO of Global Thinkers, a UK-based and internationally operating Strategic Communications & Business Development consulting firm and of Global Thinkers Forum a think tank bringing together incumbent and future leaders and promoting excellence in leadership and governance.
Elizabeth has studied Strategy and Innovation at Said Business School Oxford University, Transnational Media and Globalisation at London City University and taken the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Executive Education programme on “Shaping Change in the Information Age”. Born in Athens, Greece Elizabeth’s background is in media having worked as a journalist with Greek press and TV and international organisations such as Al Jazeera English and CNN. As a media and expert she has worked among others with the Olympic Games (Athens 2004), the Eurovision, the National Lottery UK and Coca Cola.
Elizabeth moved to Qatar in 2005 joining AJE as a presenter and correspondent and since 2007 she is based in London (UK) but travelling extensively for the needs of GT and GTF. Elizabeth is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.