Evangelia Kontou holds a B.A in English Language and Literature from the School of Philosophy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1996). She owned and personally ran an English Language Centre for ten years before she became appointed in the public sector in 2006. She has been working as a public school English language teacher ever since .She has extensive experience in language teaching . She regularly participates in seminars and international conventions. She is fluent in French and also deals with the translation of scientific and literary works.