Studio Synergist Elena Balaska was born and raised in Athens, Greece. After receiving her BA in International Affairs, Elena flew to Cardiff, UK to complete a MA in International Public Relations. Having worked across the fashion, arts and entertainment industries in Greece, United Kingdom and Canada for almost a decade, Elena brings a solid marketing and management skill set to her role at dpai. When not in the office (or playing dress-up with her young daughter) Elena contributes her international style experience to help promote Hamilton’s growing fashion industry by organizing events and coordinating fashion editorials in a local newspaper.
Elena is also a member of the Arts Advisory Commission with the City of Hamilton, and Co-Chair of the Marketing Committee of the Hamilton – Halton Home Builders Association.