Kalli Giannelos holds a PhD in social sciences (EHESS, Paris) on the 2005 UNESCO Convention (protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions) and has an interdisciplinary background in moral and political philosophy, arts, culture and innovation. She is an Onassis Foundation alumna, a graduate of Sciences Po Paris (MA in Arts and Political Science), Paris-1 University (MRes in Philosophy) and Paris-Sorbonne University (MRes in Musicology), and a trained musician. She has worked in international cultural cooperation (ICOM; UNESCO) on intercultural dialogue, cultural heritage preservation, and education projects. She has also worked on the comparative analysis of innovation ecosystems at international level (MINES ParisTech), as well as on participatory democracy projects. She has worked as a researcher at Sciences Po on innovation ethics and participatory democracy, as well as on digital ethics. She is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Governance & Regulation Chair of Paris-Dauphine University and Associate Researcher at Sciences Po's Centre for Political Research. She has coauthored the book "Responsive Ethics and Participation: Science, Technology and Democracy" (ISTE Ltd./John Wiley & Sons, 2022). Kalli is also Marshall Memorial Fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Her research focuses on responsible innovation, participatory democracy, as well as digital ethics and digital governance.