Elizabeth Smyth

Executive Director

Elizabeth Smyth serves as Executive Director for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute.  In this role, Smyth is responsible for oversight of the institute’s operations as well as for development and implementation of the organizational framework and strategy for the institute in coordination with the Institute Director. Smyth has previous experience in organizational development, business strategy, and political communications strategy serving in a variety of roles including as a senior director at Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, a strategy director at Atlantic Media, a management consultant at Bain & Company, and an Assistant Press Secretary at The White House.  Smyth has an AB from Princeton University and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.