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Team Greece

Tereza Lyssiotis, Field Director Greece, SAO Association
Tereza Lyssiotis
Field Director, Greece

Tereza has been working at SAO since 2017. Previously she was a Strategic Communications Consultant with extensive experience in Corporate Project Management, Crisis Management and Media Relations, mainly in the energy and financial sectors. In December 2015, she joined the volunteer movement assisting displaced people in Athens and about a year later she started working in the Humanitarian Sector. Tereza has obtained her MSc in European Studies at the LSE and her BA in Political Science at Brandeis University, Massachusetts.

SAO Hellas Team (On Lesvos and in Athens)

Anna Pavlidi (Programme Manager) 

Emmanuela Anagnostopoulou (Psychologist)

Olga Moutesidou (Psychologist) 

Aloisia Makrionitou (Social Worker) 

Ifigenia Kostourou (Social Worker) 

Aggeliki Stroumbou (Activities Coordinator)

Eleni Manou (Teacher Greek)

Fouzieh Davoud (Translator Farsi/Arabic) 

Parnian Hashemi (Translator Farsi/Arabic) 

Malika Benboudjelthia (Translator French)

Jessica Mbondo (Translator French)

... and our wonderful international volunteers!

Team Switzerland


Christina Weber Khan


Zoé Roth


Sarah Zbinden


Board of Directors

Claudia Colic, SAO Association
Claudia Colic
Antje Heimhalt
Antje Heimhalt


Raquel Herzog, Gründerin, Delegierte SAO
Raquel Herzog

Head of Operations

Philine Zimmerli SAO Association
Philine Zimmerli
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Michèle Sauvain
Annick Girardier GL Back on Track SAO
Annick Girardier

Our board works voluntarily.

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