Dr Eleni Panagiotarea is a Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) and the author of ‘Greece in the Euro: Economic Delinquency or System Failure?’ (ECPR Press). Eleni is also working in the financial sector as a senior economist, having previously held advisory positions in the Ministries of Finance and Foreign Affairs in Greece. The focus of her analysis and research is the euro area, with particular emphasis on eurozone governance, financial and debt crises, questions of democratic legitimacy, and Greece’s political economy. She has commented extensively on the Greek debt crisis as well as the state of the eurozone, in broadcast and in print. She is regularly invited as a speaker to expert exchanges, workshops, roundtables and other fora. Currently, she is participating in two European-wide policy projects, on reform proposals for the EU, and on redressing contested legitimacy. She holds a D.Phil from the University of Oxford on EMU and national economic policy formation. She is an Alexander S. Onassis Scholar.