Elena Plexida is Vice President for Government and IGO Engagement at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
Prior to joining ICANN, Elena worked for the European Commission DG CONNECT on internet governance issues and was a Telecom Attaché with the Permanent Representation of Greece to the EU. During the Greek Presidency of the Council of the EU, Elena co-chaired the Council Working Party on Telecommunications and the Information Society. Before joining the Permanent Representation, Elena was an international affairs officer at the Hellenic Ministry of Telecom.
Elena holds a master’s degree from the National (Metsovian) Technical University of Athens and a degree in economics and political science. She also is a graduate of the National School of Public Administration of Greece (ESDD).