Pagona Liggou was born and raised in Athens, where she took her first professional steps in an Italian multinational Cement industry for 28 consecutive years in a succession of senior positions such as Official Spokesperson, Public Relations & Communication, Human Resources Management & Development and Corporate Governance.
She holds a master’s degree in Human Resources Administration from Indianapolis University and a Bsc in Business Administration and Public Relations.
Since 2012, she lives in Cyprus, where, until May 2020, she was Chief Human Resources and Communication Officer in a heavy industry. During the period 2019-2020, she served as Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus CSR Association, and she is also member of the Cyprus Mediation Association & Cyprus HR Management Association. As a speaker and trainer, she has spoken in conferences on Social Dialogue, Labor relations and Negotiations, CSR, Corporate Communication & Public Relations, Crisis Management, HR Management and Career Development, in Greece, Italy, France and Cyprus.
She is a certified Coach and mediator with a long experience in Sustainability and CSR. Since September 2022 she is holding the position of Director of HR at Parklane Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Member of Marriot International. Her favourite motto is “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” Pagona is a marathon runner and she likes exploring the nature.