ETL works with a range of experts on specific topics to serve our customers and clients. Below we list some of the consultants we work with.
Sandra Cohen is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Athens University of Economics and Business, where she also received her Ph.D. in Accounting and MBA degrees. Her research interests linclude fields of "Management Accounting" and “Cost Accounting“, and she has been working as a consultant to the national telecommunications operator (OTE SA) for the last 8 years as an expert on regulatory costing issues. She has participated in several consulting projects aiming at developing cost accounting systems ranging from tranditional costing approaches to Activity Based Costing. She has also participated in EC-funded e-FISCAL and e-IRGSP2 projects as a costing expert, and was reponsible for steering the development of the e-FISCAL "state of the art" repository and the cost analysis tools. For more background (including list of publications), please see her full CV linked to her homepage at AUEB.
Linga Kalinde Mangachi
Linga is an expert in Intellectual Property, Policy and Regulatory Affairs. Following undergraduate studies in the United States and an MSc. in Management of Intellectual Property at Queen Mary’s, London, she has pursued a career in IPR and regulatory affairs in the international community. She has worked on domain name disputes for the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and on Policy and International Cooperation for the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) as well as acting as a Legal Analyst for major firms such as Phillip Morris. Linga has also worked for start-ups and entrepreneurial organisations as well as supporting charitable organisations. Linga is currently working with ETL on legal and regulatory issues related to adoption of Cloud Computing and other federated services.
Di is a freelance producer/director and journalism/media trainer. She has worked in radio, television for 18 years with broadcast credits on BBC World News, BBC Two (Newsnight), SABC, RNZ and TVNZ. With a background in science and technology reporting, Di focuses on international development, environment and human rights. She has directed a wide range of documentaries broadcast on BBC World News including a programme nominated for a One World Media award. She has also worked as series and executive producer on several broadcast series and web based programmes with NGOS, UN and government agencies including for DFID in the UK, UNICEF and UNESCO.
As a trainer Di has developed and delivered television journalism training and specialist reporting courses in Albania, Georgia, India, and the UK. Di has also researched and written media and communications strategies for the UN agency UNV and for the USAID funded LOGODEP project on local governance in Ghana
Claire has over 20 years experience working as a freelance television producer/director/writer. She has worked for all the major UK broadcasters, European and international channels. Recent work includes environment and development programming and historical documentary. Her credits include Executive Producer for two documentaries for inclusion in the BBC World News series Earth Report commissioned by UN REDD; producer for a World Bank funded documentary also transmitted on BBC World News; producer/director for a series of films for the UK Department for International Development exploring the theme of global interdependence. Historical documentary work includes profiles of politicians and royalty including for ITN and most recently two films for German/French broadcaster Arte.
As a media trainer Claire has devised and delivered a range of courses for both commercial and academic clients, as well as acting as a communications consultant and media trainer for bodies such as UN Agency IFAD, FAO and USAID/MSI