Ms Eirini Souri
Deputy Research Finance Manager - EU & International
Research projects management expert, managing an extensive portfolio of research grants from a diverse pool of funders and strong focus on European (EC FP7 & H2020) and international funding. For over a decade successfully delivered complex large multi-partner high-technical collaborative projects across different sectors and levels. Providing post-award expert advice and guidance to academic and professional colleagues across the University’s levels for successful project implementation.
Worked in civil society on European Commission funded research projects since 2009. Joined the University of Edinburgh in October 2013, and have been providing my services in research project post-award management and expertise in European and international collaborative research projects. Passionate about services and processes improvement and awarded with Sustained Excellence Award in 2015 & 2018 from UoE.
MSSc in International and European Relations (University of Linkoping/ Sweden)
BA in Political Science (Unviersity of Crete/ Greece)
Course Certificate to Studies in Behavioural Sciences (University of Linkoping/ Sweden - via Erasmus)
Active in five languages: English, German, Greek, Icelandic, Swedish.
Responsibilities & affiliations
Member of the European Ass. of Research Managers & Administrators (EARMA). Member of the UK Ass. for Research Managers & Administrators (ARMA). Member of the European Office of the UK Research Councils (UKRO). Member of the British Universities Finance Directors Group (BUFDG) Member of European Commission Joinup Community (ePractice.eu). Member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) network.