Elli studied Architecture at the University La Sapienza in Rome and the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) where she received her Bachelor & Master’s in Architecture & Engineering. She worked for Domos in Athens, and after moving to London in 2011 for Gianni Ranaulo Design and Heatherwick studio, where she had the opportunity to participate in several high-profile projects in the UK and abroad.

In 2017 she joined ACME and since then has worked in various mixed-use, commercial and hospitality projects. She is currently involved in a mixed-use scheme in Shenzhen, China. Elli is a registered architect in the UK and a chartered member of the Royal Institute of British Architects.