Dr. Chrysanthi Balomenou is Director of Academics in European International University (EIU) (Paris, France, June 2019 – Present) and a full-time professor of Banking and Finance department, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Epoka University (Tirana, Albania, 2017-Present). She has been a professor advisor lecturer at post-graduate program in Banking Science, as far as at an undergraduate program of MBA, Faculty of Social Science, at Hellenic Open University (Greece, 2001-2017). Moreover, Dr. Balomenou has collaborated with Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), (Budapest, Hungary 2005-2017), as far with the University of Pitesti (Pitesti, Romania May 2019-present), under the umbrella of Erasmus and Erasmus-plus programs and also as an invited lecturer. She has a Msc. In Regional Development from Institute of Regional Development, at Pantheon University in Athens, (1985), and a PhD in Banking and Regional Economics from the Department of Economics and regional Development, Pantheon University, Athens (2000).
Regarding her professional profile, Dr. Balomenou has worked for 32 years as a permanent staff at National Bank of Greece, and during the last 10 years she was working at the division of the Strategic Marketing as an executive specialized staff (Marketing Analyst Manager), as well as a Trainer at the Human Resources Training Division, (1981-2014). As such, Dr. Chrysanthi Balomenou brings a combination of both academic and professional experience.
Dr. Balomenou has published many scientific articles in the field of Regional economics, Monetary economics and Banking. Moreover, she is the author of one book referring to the procedures of evaluation, appraisals and approval of investment projects by the banking system. Furthermore, during the time that she was working at the National Bank of Greece she has elaborated a lot of Banking marketing surveys and coordinated several relevant projects. Dr. Balomenou has also participated in various national and international congresses, conferences and workshops, by being a Chair, Key Note / Plenary speaker, Moderator, Reviewer of papers, articles and scientific projects and Presenter. Finally, Dr. Balomenou is the General Secretary of the Hellenic Regionalists Association and a member, and board member of many Greek and International, scientific and professional associations.