Effie Savvides Syrimis is currently a PhD Candidate in the field of OB/HRM from the University of Cyprus. She hold a Postgraduate qualification in HRD from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development UK, an MSc in Operations Management from the University of Manchester, and a BSc in Management with a specialization in Marketing from UMIST. Her additional qualifications include accreditation as a trainer from the Human Resource Developing Authority in Cyprus, MBTI practitioner from the Myers Briggs Company, and BPS accreditation for the use of psychometric tests. Her work experience includes being the Head of HR & L&D at Pandora Bakeries & Catering Services. Effie also worked as a consultant in the Supply Chain Management, Sourcing and Procurement division at Accenture UK and held various positions at the Arcadia Group Ltd, including a leadership accelerator program, buying and merchandising, retail operations, and e-commerce.
The tasks as a volunteer for the OB Division's Twitter account include searching for and posting relevant research articles, conveying key messages of the division, and promoting division events and happenings.