Taygeti Michalakea received her PhD in International Law from Sant’ Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, Italy. She has specialised on business and human rights, as well as the role of corporate accountability in transitional justice settings. During her PhD, she collaborated with Javeriana University in Bogota, Colombia and the Human Rights Centre of the University of Essex. She holds a BA in Law from Athens Law School and an LL.M. from Utrecht University. Previously, she worked as a Legal Officer for the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo and as a Lawyer in Greece. She also has experience with various NGOs in Greece and the Balkans, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the Greek Ombudsman.