As an Economic Research Manager, Vasilis provides analysis to support Connected Society’s Affordability stream. His focus is on assessing the economic impacts of taxation across developing countries. Before joining GSMA, he was a Consultant for Europe Economics. At Europe Economics, Vasilis managed several economic research projects for authorities such as the European Commission and the European Patent Office, regulatory authorities as well as private clients. Prior to Europe Economics Vasilis spent a year as a Graduate Analyst at Barclays Capital Investment Banking. He holds an MPhil in Economics from the University of Cambridge, an MSc in Management and Regulation of Risk from the LSE and a BSc from Warwick University. In 2016, he became a CFA charterholder.
Andrea is Senior Partnerships and Digital Training Manager for the Capacity Building programme. Based in Santiago, Chile, she manages the CE-Digital programme, a capacity building partnership with CAF and ECLAC in Latin America. Andrea holds a Master's degree in Linguistics and a Bachelor's degree in English Education from the Universidad de Santiago.