DLSPH welcomes Konstantina Kollias as Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the Dean

August 30/2018

Konstantina Kollias started her role in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health as Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the Dean on August 27, 2018.

Konstantina is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies, and is the former Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff in the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in Ontario.

In this dynamic role she corresponded with stakeholders on the Chief of Staff’s behalf and managed multiple stakeholder demands on a daily basis. She managed the Chief’s complex and busy schedule, including national and international travel arrangements, assembled Minister briefing binders, and collaborated with policy advisors and ministers on correspondence pieces sent on the Minister’s behalf.

In the role of Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the Dean, Konstantina will work closely with Dean Adalsteinn Brown and DLSPH associate deans to ensure the office is run efficiently and that proper business processes and systems are implemented and consistently followed. She will be involved in a variety of special projects, such as researching, analyzing and compiling briefs on a wide range strategic issues, and preparing itineraries for delegation visits.

She will also work closely with Professor Michael Escobar, Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of faculty appointment, tenure and promotion procedures.