Leoni Thanasoula, creator of Τhe Precious Tree, has studied History (B.A. Deree College), Classical Studies (M.A. Univ. of Leeds) as well as Hellenic Culture (B.A. Hellenic Open University).
She has worked as a teacher of the Greek and the English language, and History of Art. In addition, she has worked as a translator and has organized art exhibitions. She writes articles for the local press.
The last three years she has focused on historical research and preservation of cultural heritage. She has been awarded a scholarship by the British School of Athens (2015-16) for her work based on the personality of the benefactor Anastasius Agathides.