Lecturer in Sports Marketing & Communications, Loughborough University
Dr. Argyro Elisavet Manoli is a Sport Marketing and Communication academic working for
Loughborough University. Following a career as a marketing practitioner in the sports
industry, working with clubs such as AEK Athens FC and Middlesbrough FC and events
such as the Open European 470 Championships, Elisavet has currently transitioned into
academia, while still holding the role of the Independent Director of Marketing and
Commercial in the British Handball Association.
Elisavet has researched, published and presented extensively on two main research
strands, corruption in sports and sports marketing and communications management. She
has been recently awarded British Academy and European Council of Social Research
funding to investigate sport corruption, its perceptions and effects, while also being an
invited speaker in the European Commission Expert Group meetings on Sport Integrity.
Elisavet holds a BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance from the Athens University of
Economics and Business, an MBA Football Industries from the University of Liverpool and a
PhD in Integrated Marketing Communications in the Football Industry from Teesside