Despina Portokali has a great experience in the field of communication, advertising and media. She has leadership skills and a proven track record of 30 years of experience in communication strategy planning as well as management, local and multinational accounts, high requirements and tight deadlines. She has been a keynote speaker at several seminars and workshops at the Association of Advertising Companies of Greece, at the Aristotle University and at the University of Macedonia. She speaks Greek and Turkish. She is graduate of Turkish High School and she studied science in chemistry in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. From 1989 until 2010 she was managing director of TOP MAGE SΑ. She coordinates the designs and the implementation of communication actions and she is responsible for pre-election campaigns. Moreover she is managing director of Orange advertising SA from 1996 until today. Throughout her career she has taken on a large number of customers in the food, clothing and cosmetics sectors. She has undertaken the communication and advertising of political parties, regional authorities and deputies. She is the creator of promotional material for political campaigns. She is also responsible for the image of political figure and she coordinates advertising campaigns.