She is a Doctor in Environmental and Hygiene Engineering working at the Municipality of Chania (Crete / Greece) since 2009, as well as a researcher at the Laboratory of Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management at the Technical University of Crete since 2003. Her research mainly focuses on the fields of soil and groundwater remediation, contaminated sites management and special hazardous waste management. She has participated in the conduction of more than 15 national and international projects on these fields. During her studies she received many honors and sponsorships (State Scholarships Foundation, Public Benefit Foundation Alexander S. Onassis, Technical Chamber of Greece and others). She has been an author, reviewer, as well as guest editor in different international scientific journals. In 2017 she was elected Task Group Co-Chair and member of the Scientific Advisory Panel of IWWG (International Waste Working Group). In 2019, she was also elected member of the Managing Board of the Company for the Exploitation and Management of the Property and Technological Park of the Technical University of Crete.