Ioanna Stavraki

Community Wellbeing Professional, Educator


Mental Health, Neuroscience


BSc (Hons) Psychology, MSc, Neuropsychology, MBPsS


Miss Ioanna Stavraki is a British Psychological Society (GMBPsS) member with a background in the scientific publishing industry, NHS service development, community well-being, and postgraduate teaching.

Her main areas of work include:

  • Development, facilitation, and delivery of an innovative NHS well-being network based on Recovery, Asset Based Community Development (ABCD), and Coproduction across the West Berkshire region.
  • Student support and assignment grading for the University of Malawi’s MSc “Organizational Psychology” program
  • Start-up management, growth strategy planning, social media and communication channels campaign design, educational content creation, quality assurance, and staff line management.
  • Direct experience working front line across all population ages, providing a mixture of group support, 1:1 work, and psychoeducation.

In 2020, Miss Stavraki obtained an MSc in Applied Neuropsychology from The University of Bristol with a distinction classification. She investigated neuroanatomical relationships, using overnight sleep recordings, between scalp-observed EEG electrical activity and extracted fMRI white matter tracts in an older adult cohort.

Miss Stavraki has been awarded both The University of Reading and the University of Bristol employability awards (“RED Award” and “Bristol Plus Award” respectively), for her volunteering and professional work supplementary to her academic responsibilities.

Professional Experience

  • NHS Berkshire Healthcare Wellbeing Network Team Leader (2022-present)
  • UNICAF Teaching Assistant for the Postgraduate “Organisation Psychology” MSc degree at “The University of Malawi” (2021-Present)
  • Journal Specialist at “Frontiers” for the Neuroscience Portfolio, specifically handling the Journal “Computational Neuroscience” (2021-2022)
  • Support Worker for “Caring for Communities and People” (2021-2022)
  • Journal Coordinating Manager for start-up “Advances in Clinical Medical Research” or ACMR (2020-2021)
  • Hon Assistant Psychologist for a non-profit working with Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients (2017-2018)


I. Stavraki, N. Nicolaou, M. Vizcaychipi, “Electrophysiology and consciousness: A review”, in E. Ang, M. Hernandez Silveira (Eds.), (upcoming book) Applications of Machine Learning in Digital Healthcare, IET Publications.


  • Applied Neuropsychology MSc, University of Bristol (2020)
  • Psychology BSc. (Hons), University of Reading (2019)