Elena Platon

Project and Communications Officer, Project CRAAFTCentre for Financial Crime and Security Studies,RUSI Europe


Elena Platon is the CRAAFT Project and Communications Officer at RUSI Europe. She manages the communications activities for CRAAFT’s research outputs, as well as social media channels. Elena runs CRAAFT’s events including in-country workshops on counter-terrorist financing for various EU member states and a high-level Brussels-based conference RAFT22.

Elena speaks Romanian, English and French. She holds a BA in Language and Literature from Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iași, Romania.

Elena is a full-time employee and joined RUSI Europe in January 2021.

Project CRAAFT

Project CRAAFT is an academic research and community-building initiative designed to build stronger, more coordinated counter terrorist financing (CTF) capacity across the EU and in its neighbourhood


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