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

Climate Education training-EnRoads climate simulator discovery workshop
EAUC annual UK conference 2023
Climate Education (Fresk) Workshop for EACU Scotland Conference 2023
Learning for Sustainability Scotland (External organisation)
Climate Education workshop
University Of Strathclyde (Organisational unit)

More professional activities


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
Participation in British Academy/Students Organising for Sustainability UK SHAPE Impact Project
Bonnar, Lizann (Principal Investigator) Morse, Tracy (Co-investigator) Williams, Manuela (Co-investigator) Gallou, Eirini (Co-investigator)
Staff from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Centre for Sustainable Development participated in the British Academy/Students Organising for Sustainability UK SHAPE (Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts for People and Environment) Impact Project. The project sought to support the local community of Townhead and Ladywell to address some of their sustainability challenges. As a first activity, students worked with community leaders to engage with the wider community via an exhibition in the Village Hall on Townhead and Ladywell: Past, Present and Future.
01-Jan-2022 - 06-Jan-2024

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Dr Eirini Gallou
Teaching Fellow
Strathclyde Business School

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