Dr. Stella Ladi is a senior lecturer at Queen Mary University of London and an assistant professor at Panteion University in Athens. She previously worked as a lecturer at University of Sheffield and University of Exeter. She has also been a Research Fellow at the Barcelona Institute of International Studies (IBEI).

She has acted as a public policy expert at the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of the Aegean, Greece. In July 2002 she completed her PhD thesis at the University of York. Her research interests include crisis management, the Eurozone crisis, public policy and public administration reforms, Europeanization, global public policy and transnational administration and the role of experts in public policy.

She has published in journals such as Journal of European Integration, JCMS, Policy & Society, Regulation & Governance, Public Administration, West European Politics, New Political Economy, Comparative European Politics and Political Studies Review.  She is the co-author of Capitalising on Constraint: Bailout Politics in Eurozone Countries, Manchester: Manchester University Press (in press) with Moury, C., Cardoso, D. and Gago, A.

She is co-convenor of the Greek Politics Specialist Group (GPSG) of the Political Studies Association (PSA).