2018 ENCATC Research Award Finalist
Matina Magkou is a cultural researcher, manager and consultant. She holds a PhD from the University of Deusto (Institute of Leisure Studies) focusing on the evaluation of cultural cooperation projects in the EuroArab region. She cooperates with cultural and civil society organisations on the international level on project management and consulting, research, training and editorial management. She has worked for festivals in Greece, Spain and Qatar, for international theatre touring and large scale events including the European Capital of Culture 2006, the Athens Olympic Games, the International EXPO Zaragoza and the Spanish Presidency of the EU. She is currently the Head of Communications at the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency. She is member of the Compendium team for Greece and teaches seminars and workshops on cultural policy and management at Panteion University and at the University of Hildesheim.