Dr Eirini Gallou

Teaching Fellow

Strathclyde Business School


Personal statement

Dr Eirini Gallou, AFHEA (Associate fellow, HEA) is a Teaching Fellow for the Centre for Sustainable Development. Eirini has completed her PhD in ‘Sustainable heritage management in island contexts’, in UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage, BSEER. Her worked focuses on community engagement mechanisms and socio-institutional outcomes of participation, in the context of rural island communities, working with main case studies on the Orkney islands and worked as a policy social analyst for Historic England before joining Strathclyde.

Before that, she has worked in architectural and urban design in Netherlands and Belgium, as well as policy and practice in the highly interdisciplinary field of cultural heritage management in the UK as well as in her native Greece. Eirini is passionate about promoting collaborations to address sustainable development in an equitable way for all, through inclusive and transdisciplinary approaches. Eirini has experience in working for international and intergovernmental bodies that support capacity building for the protection of cultural and natural heritage and joined ICCROM’s flagship expert-targeted course ‘People centred-approaches to the Conservation of Nature and Culture’ in 2017. She’s excited to have moved to Scotland where she can support active learning approaches and the wider interdisciplinary teaching and research work of the Centre.



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Professional Activities

ESD Curriculum Mapping from Planning to Implementation – Strathclyde’s Journey
CPG Wellbeing Economy meeting, "Land Reform for a Wellbeing Economy''
Manufacturing Skills Academy, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland
Visiting researcher
UKRI (Publisher)
Peer reviewer
ESD Conference 2024
'Linking research culture to the UN Sustainable Development Goals'

More professional activities


Transformative urban heritage. Strategies for sustainable European housing stock
Rogerson, Robert (Principal Investigator) Gallou, Eirini (Co-investigator) Sharpe, Tim (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2024 - 31-Jan-2027
RIAS internship on SDG localisation
Gallou, Eirini (Principal Investigator)
RIAS post funded by the university on researching evidence to support SDG localisation for Scottish Local authorities in collaboration with Unhouse Scotland
01-Jan-2023 - 14-Jan-2023
Anti-racial and decolonial approaches in academia, the way forward
Gallou, Eirini (Fellow)
This online panel discussion, inspired by the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. 24th March 2023 was organised and chaired by myself to enable knowledge exchange and sharing of awareness on the topic through the experiences of experienced panelists.Invited speakers, Dr B.Garvey (UoS,WEO),Dr L.Mensah, (Uos, SCELG), Prof. Mike Watts (Brunel University), Dr. Saima Salehjee (University of Glasgow)
01-Jan-2023 - 30-Jan-2024

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Dr Eirini Gallou
Teaching Fellow
Strathclyde Business School

Email: eirini.gallou@strath.ac.uk
Tel: Unlisted