Creating Something New, Better, Again, and Together

Welcome to our podcast, bringing the community to you. Today, our guest is ASH parent Johanna Tzanidaki, Innovation and Deployment Director at Brussels-based Ertico. Ertico brings together partners around smarter, cleaner and safer mobility in Europe. We sat down with Johanna to talk about cognitive flexibility, personal values and connecting the dots in innovation. 

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About Johanna Tzanidaki 

A Greek national, Johanna Tzanidaki holds a PhD in EU Law from the Universities of Southampton and Cambridge, UK, and an LLM from Leiden Law School, the Netherlands. She also holds an MA and an MPhil from Bristol and Cambridge Universities respectively and has professional qualifications in Project Management (PRINCE2) in CSR (HBS) and in Social Accountability (SAI). 

Specialising in EU Affairs and Policy, she has previously worked for the TomTom Group as the Director of Public Affairs where she was responsible for advocating for the Group’s interests and liaising with other stakeholders on policy recommendations at national and EU Institutions level. Specialised in EU Regulation and Policy in the field of Mobility and Transport, she joined the ERTICO team as Innovation and Deployment Director in 2017. In addition to her native Greek, she is fluent in English and Italian and also speaks some Dutch and French. Johanna has 2 children at ASH.


Hosted by: Franne Van der Keilen
Produced by: #ASHexperience Design Team
Edited by: Troy Gordon
Music by: ASH student
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