Alkistis was born in London and grew up in Athens. She has studied 3D Computer Graphics Animation-Multimedia Productions and Graphic Design. She works as a graphic designer, film editor and animator. She is the Creative Director of Technopolis City of Athens and she worked as an Animation & Interactive media tutor at AKTO College (partner of Middlesex University) for 14 years. She is a founder member of ASIFA HELLAS (Greek part of the International Film Association) and a member of the International Animation Children Workshop Group, AWG. She has represented Greece numerous times in festivals worldwide as an animator and tutor at children workshops.