Effie Tseliou graduated from the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki in 2006 receiving a degree in Political and Economic Sciences with specialization in International and European Politics. In 2009 she pursued a M.Sc. degree in Management from the Business School of the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. Effie also holds Certificates in Italian and French Languages from the Instituto Italiano di Cultura and from the French Institute of Thessaloniki, respectively.
From 2006 to 2008, Effie worked as a Junior Manager in the Marketing Department of the construction company ‘Build’ in Thessaloniki and when she returned back to Greece from her studies in England she was employed as an office manager at the Kalograia Private Schools, the most prominent private English language schools in northern Greece.
In October of 2014, she joined the ICS team in Toronto as an executive assistant and since September of 2015 she has been promoted to a senior consultant. She has served as a member of the Board of the Child Protection Services in Serres, Greece from 2011 to 2014, organizing fund raising campaigns and events and she has cooperated with the General Secretariat for Youth in Thessaloniki (2003-2005) promoting volunteerism.
She speaks Greek, English, and Italian and basic knowledge of French.