Maria Natalia Konstantinidou was born in Drama in 1988and graduated from the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.TH.), Department of Rural and Surveying Engineering in 2013. In 2014-2015 she acquired the MSc on Design, Organization and Management of Transportation Systems of the Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki. In 2016 she started her PhD research in the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki (A.U.TH.) on “urban mobility, urban transport and their relationship with urban structures”. In 2016-2017 she collaborated with private companies for the development of transport studies and the processing of Geographical Information Systems in Thessaloniki. Since 2018,she works in the Hellenic Institute of Transport the main areas of expertise are transport design and modeling, analysis of passenger demand and traffic data and road safety. She speaks English and Spanish.