Elena Nella

Elena Nella

Nicosia, CY

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Senior Architect with 20 years of experience in Greece, Cyprus and the UAE. Creative design and site supervision mainly in the mixed use and residential sector. Expertise in leading the design and development of multiple concurrent projects.

Competent site Architect supervising projects of $40.000.000 and coordinating efficiently with all associated stakeholders.

Having had my own business and a fair amount of freelance activity I am self-directed and will deliver quality projects from concept to completion on schedule and within budget. Recently acquired Project Management certification as part of my ongoing growth.



Creative concept design and design development

Sustainable Design, Bioclimatic Architecture

Site supervision

Client Interface

Team leadership and mentoring of junior staff

Time and quality management

International building codes and knowledge of Authorities’ processes

Project management



Teamvision Ventures, Nicosia, CY, Project manager

As an Architectural Project Manager in Teamvision Ventures, I manage a portfolio of projects in various sectors:

Owner representative design duties for the in-house renovation of Teamvision Ventures which includes material selection, budget estimates, procurement management, cost control and site oversight

A feasibility study and site selection for an upscale flower boutique

Architectural assistance in the set-up of a renovations company - specifically assisted in costing standard works to facilitate business planning.

Relicensing of existing facilities at municipal level and temporary office space set-up for a recycling factory

Initial conceptual design for a multi-storey building on behalf of a construction management client

Business Analysis work for a transformation and change project in a multi-national, international organization

Feb 2022 - current

AMAR Group, LLC, Abu Dhabi, AE, Senior Architect

Site based role on behalf of the owner for a 30 stories mixed use building.
Took control of the day to day architectural site activities responding to contractor submittals, RFIs, TCRs and performing regular site visits and mock up inspections.

Established a very good collaboration with the contractor making work run smoothly.

Resolving technical issues and making sure that original architectural design and contract is honored.

Participating in weekly meetings about the project progress and suggesting solutions concerning processes and technical matters.

Followed changes in industry trends and changing styles successfully, managing client needs about materials selection and final design decisions.

Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors about the quality of materials and the implementation of the best technical solution.

Successfully managing a team of engineers with varying work schedules and skill sets achieving consistent quality and client satisfaction

Project :
Mixed Use Building, 3 basements and 30 floors.
Area: 40,000m2.
Location: ADNEC Capital Centre, Abu Dhabi
Client: H.E Sultan Bin Rashid Bin Saeed Al Dhaheri

Feb 2019 - Dec 2021


Project Management Institute (PMI), Abu Dhabi, AE, Project management Professional

This Project Management Professional (PMP)® Training Course develops the project management self-efficacy and delivery techniques, to make a proficient Project Manager across a variety of projects, regardless of size, scope, or budget.

May 2020 - May 2020

School of Architecture NTUA, Athens, GR, MArch, Architect

Architect Engineer

Sep 1994 - Mar 2001

Areas of Specialization