Position:Innovation and Deployment Director
A Greek national, Johanna Tzanidaki holds a PhD in EU Law from the Universities of Southampton and Cambridge, UK, and an LLM from Leiden Law School, The Netherlands. She also holds an MA and an MPhil from Bristol and Cambridge Universities respectively and has professional qualifications in Project Management (PRINCE2) in CSR (HBS) and in Social Accountability (SAI).
Specialised in EU Affairs and Policy, she has previously worked for the TomTom Group as the Director of Public Affairs where she was responsible for advocating for the Group’s interests and liaising with other ITS stakeholders on policy recommendations at national and EU Institutions level. She was also TomTom spokeswoman within the industry and public authorities associations (ERTICO, TISA, iMobility and C-ITS Platform).
Johanna was a member of ERTICO Supervisory Board elected to speak on behalf of TomTom and the Service Providers sector (2012-2017). She has launched and co-Chaired the ERTICO Innovation Platform TM 2.0 on Interactive Traffic Management since 2014. She has been extensively involved in the TISA ITS Directive WG and the EU EIP-TISA work on the ITS related EU Commission Delegated Regulations. She joined the ERTICO team in July 2017 and in addition to her native Greek, she is fluent in English and Italian and also speaks some Dutch and French.