Eleni Koukouna studied psychology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. She holds a Masters of Science in Neuropsychology from the University of Bristol, UK. She has extensive clinical and research experience in Greece, UK and Singapore.
Her recent research focuses on trauma studies. She has been working with NGOs and international organizations on refugee mental health.

She is research affiliate to the ERC project CHILDMOVE on the “impact of flight experiences on the psychological well being of unaccompanied refugee minors” at Ghent University in Belgium.