Elitsa is a Project Manager and Researcher at LSE Consulting (consulting arm of LSE Enterprise), and has a PhD in international political economy from LSE. She is responsible for the preparation of project proposals, project management, and research for a variety of European and UK clients. Elitsa manages LSE Consulting’s focus on Trade & Investment.
She is also Principal Investigator for the Trade Policy Hub at LSE Consulting, which provides specialised advisory services in the area of trade and investment policy. The Hub recently became the first LSE project to secure government funding through Innovate UK’s ICURe programme.
Elitsa’s primary research interests include European trade and investment policy, European foreign policy, and international affairs. Elitsa holds an MA in European Studies: Transnational and Global Perspectives from KU Leuven, Belgium, and a BSc in International Economic and Management from Bocconi University, Italy.
Ex-ante Study of the EU-Australia and EU-New Zealand Trade and Investment Agreements (European Commission - DG for Trade, April 2017)
Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment of the Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and Japan (European Commission – DG for Trade, April 2016)
Assessment Study of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Myanmar (International Labour Organization, December 2014)
Impact of the Economic Crisis on Social, Economic and Territorial Cohesion of the EU (European Parliament – DG for Internal Policies, June 2014)