Despina Manousos

Senior Manager, EU Public Affairs, Huawei

Passionate about European Integration, Despina has extensive experience in European policy-making by having worked for more than 12 years in the European Parliament and the European Commission. Having been involved in EU-policy making on digital files, research, innovation, technology, industry and energy, Despina has developed deep knowledge of these areas.
As Senior Manager in Huawei, she is in charge of engagement with EU Institutions. 
Despina holds a MSc in European Political Economy: Integration from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BScEcon in Business Economics from Cardiff University.
Despina is also a very active member of the LSE Alumni Association in Brussels, where she is in charge of Strategic Partnerships and Careers. 
Holding a double nationality (Greek- Finn) and speaking six languages, Despina loves to travel and meet people from around the world.