Dr. Evdokia Krystallidou is the Director of the Strategic Project Management Office of the American Farm School. She received her PhD in Animal Nutrition and an MSc in Dairy Animal Science from the University of Reading after being awarded a scholarship from IKY (Greek state scholarship institute). She holds Diplomas in Animal Production from the Technological Educational Institution (TEI) of Thessaloniki and ASPAITE (certified educator). She worked as a part time lecturer at the Technological Educational Institution (TEI) of Thessaloniki and Larisa and as an advisor at Hellenic Feed Industries (ΕΛΒΙΖ). She acted as program Leader for the Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Animal Management program. She teaches at Perrotis College and the Adult Education Program of the American Farm School. As the Director of the SPMO at AFS she is responsible for many research projects. In this capacity she is responsible for the Agrifood Entrepreneurship Centers run by AFS in the cities of Thessaloniki and Kalamata, and oversees training and consultancy projects in over thirty locations throughout Greece. Building and managing multi-actor alliances between research institutes, civil society institutions and the real economy is one of her core activities. Her research interests include animal nutrition and its impact on animal products and human health, monitoring feed formulations to meet quality performance and animal health standards, and evaluating chemical and nutritional value of feeds