Elena studied and worked in the fashion design industry in Italy for over 10 years before relocating to the USA, the UK, Australia, and more recently the UK again. She graduated from the University of Reading (UK) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History of Art and Architecture. In addition to creating art using several mediums, she has also illustrated and written a bilingual children book (The Broccoli family meets the kangaroo). Elena worked at the National Gallery of Australia in the Education department as a guide and a coordinator for creative workshops from 2012 to 2015.
Elena has been successfully designing ICEM and WEMC branding items including logo, banners, and much more since 2008. She uses text, images and graphics to craft messages and create effective branding. Elena is responsible for branding and design for the EU H2020 SECLI-FIRM project.