Stamoula (Tammy) Karambelas


Tammy Karambelas is a Greek-Australian accredited EVOO taster working currently as Product Specialist / Oleologist for Sitia Olive Oil – LASITIA as well as for Olympian Green International, both οlive-oil production and distribution companies. Tammy has vast experience in exports having worked in this sector for over 20 years. After earning a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mathematics and Computer Science from Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, she pursued a Bachelor of Economics in Business Administration from the Hellenic Open University. In 2019 she was granted a scholarship by the International Olive Council to attend University of Jaen’s olive oil tasting course “Diploma de Especializacion en Experto en Cata de Aceite de Oliva Virgenes” which she completed successfully. In 2020 and 2022 Tammy was the only Greek recipient of the Centro IFAPA & Union Europea annual scholarships to follow the prestigious “Curso Superior de Especializacion en Elaiotecnia” at IFAPA Venta del Llano de Mengíbar in Jaén & “Curso Superior de Especializacion en Olivicultura” at IFAPA Alameda de Obispo in Cordoba respectively. Additionally in 2022 she attended the summer courses of the University de Andalucia “Curso Plan de Marketing, Marca, Packaging y Responsabilidad Social en el Sector Oleicola” & “Estrategias y Calculo de Costes en la Cadena de Valor de los Aceites de Oliva”. She is a judge for several international olive oil competitions and also consults and educates chefs and producers in olive oil tasting and food pairing.