Marianthi Pappa possesses a diverse background in legal practice and academic research. After completing her legal studies at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 2009 and until 2013, she practiced law in Greece and Cyprus, providing services to individuals and multinational corporations operating in the fields of finance and energy. In September 2013, Miss Pappa moved to the United Kingdom pursuing an active role in academia. She obtained an LLM in Oil & Gas Law by the University of Aberdeen and is currently a PhD candidate at the same institution. Her doctoral research investigates the relationship between private rights and international boundary-making but she also possesses extensive knowledge in energy law, international investments, and space law. Along with her academic research in Aberdeen, Miss Pappa has delivered tutorials and lectures for a range of courses in the School of Law and is member of the teaching team for 'oceans and society', a multidisciplinary course taught at the School of Biology.