Key Experts

Who we are
Pavlos Kollias
Field: Team Leader
Pavlos Kollias is a senior Economist with extensive, multi-sectoral professional experience of over 29 years in programming, planning and managing complex projects and coordinating multi-disciplinary, multinational teams in the context of various programmes/projects in the areas of Regional & Local Economic Development, Cross-Border/Transnational & Interregional Cooperation, Public Administration Reform, Organisational & Human Resources Development, Employment/Labour Market and Social policies, Vocational Education & Training, Business- and SME development.

Cezara Ciorici
Field: Financial Manager
Cezara Ciorici is a Consultant and Project Manager of EPOS Health Management, member of the GOPA Consulting Group. She holds a degree in international economic relations and is currently in the Masters of Public Policy and Management Programme at the University of London’s Centre for Financial and Management Studies. Her experience encompasses the full scope of EU-procedures including procurement, invoicing and budgeting. Cezara has been involved in project management for the past 12 years, concentrating on the areas of accounting and finance, health promotion and disease prevention, and public relations management. She also served as project coordinator for KfW and ADB funded projects in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and her more recent assignments include work as a short-term expert for the EU-funded projects “Technical Cooperation Programme to the Ministry of Public Health in Afghanistan” and “Technical Assistance to Support the Strengthening of the Health Information System in Tajikistan”.
Iana Pustovaia
Field: Communication and Events Manager
With a Master's Degree in International Relations, Iana has over 7 years of professional experience in strategic communication. She started her career as a journalist, and since 2009 has been working for several international development partners' projects in Moldova, among which UN, World Bank, UNDP, EU, being in charge of communication & awareness raising campaigns in fields like central public administration reform, human rights and gender equality, development aid coordination, youth policies. In 2014, Iana joined the previous stage of the project, EU High-Level Policy Advice Mission, as Communication Expert; and is now responsible for overall coordination of communication activities of the current project. She also has a degree in English and German philology.