DOC Research Institute hires Events Director in Berlin Published: January 09, 2017 140 Nicola Papaphilippou joins the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute in January as Events Director in Berlin. Nicola is a senior event professional with a track record of over 15 years of international B2B and B2C experience managing various types of events across a broad range of industries from conception through to execution. Most recently Nicola was an Event Logistics and Operations Manager for a global consulting company and handled all aspects of event organisation, including international venue contract negotiations. Before that she organised and coordinated over 40 European & International Business Summits in the fields of Telecommunication, Finance, Marketing. Nicola also held the position of Head of Operations for Congresses in Central and Eastern Europe. Nicola has a Diploma in Human Geography and also studied Political Science at the Technical University Munich. Nicola speaks German, Greek, English, and French. Commenting on her appointment, Nicola said: “I am very excited to be joining such an international and creative team involved in dialogue and look forward to using my expertise to help build and develop our organisation and events”.