Maria joined the GrantXpert team in January 2023 as a Junior Proposal Writer. She is involved in the preparation of proposals for the Erasmus+ funding programme. Her focus areas include higher education, research and innovation and entrepreneurship. She has a strong interest in environmental protection and sustainability. She believes that it is crucial to address the pressing environmental challenges facing our planet, and she is eager to use her skills and abilities to contribute to this cause.
Maria completed her BSc studies in Chemical Engineering at the University of Patras in 2015. She then completed her Masters in Environmental Engineering in 2020 at the University of Cyprus. She is currently studying for an MSc in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics at CIIM. In 2018-2022, she worked as a specialist researcher at the NIREAS Water Researcher Center of the University of Cyprus and later as Quality Control Analyst at Delorbis pharmaceutical industry.
Her background in research and quality control has sharpened her analytical thinking abilities and equipped her with the capability to evaluate data and information, thereby enabling her to compose well-written proposals. Her exceptional writing skills allow her to communicate ideas and information clearly, concisely, and effectively, which is crucial for successful proposals. She has gained experience working with cross-functional teams and has enhanced her ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders. Lastly, her proven track record of managing multiple projects and delivering results within tight deadlines demonstrates her ability to prioritize and manage her time effectively. This strong skillset will be enabling her to advance her career in the area of Proposal Writing.