Nektaria Stamouli is the Eastern Mediterranean correspondent for POLITICO Europe. Based in Athens, she is covering Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and the broader region. She is also covering foreign affairs and geopolitics for Athens News Agency. Since 2022, she is the president of Greece’s Foreign Press Association.
She was previously the region’s correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, covering the decades long Greek financial crisis, as well the Cypriot debt crisis and Europe’s migration crisis.
Before joining the WSJ, Nektaria worked as both a business and general news reporter for Greek media -print, online and TV. She studied Communications, Media and Culture at Panteion University in Athens and holds a Master’s degree in International Journalism from City University, London.