Nelly was born in Athens in 1986. She graduated from the Department of Architecture, School of Engineering, of Patras University. She took part in two international architectural competitions. The D3 Housing Tomorrow-Mars Colonization in 2013, where her work was selected in the best 30 student proposals, and the BEE BREDERS Himalayan Mountain Hut in 2014.
She is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece and the Hellenic Society of Architects. She gained valuable experience as an architect, working in design offices in Athens and Patras, and joined Facade as project architect in 2015. Her work focuses in the areas of building architecture, urban planning and design, and interior design starting with initial and concept design to completion of the design process.