London School of Economics graduate with experience in the fields of communications, tourism and the environment.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2014 - Present

Community Engagement Manager

My Drop in the Oceans
  • Business development of an online platform launched in September 2014, that rewards individuals for their eco-friendly actions through a complementary currency.
  • Undertook research in relation to existing and potential new partners and stakeholders
  • Engaged in outreach to existing and potential new partners and stakeholders (retail, restauration, services) 
  • Participated in consumer outreach program in commercial centres and trade fairs throughout the Geneva region
  • Drafted documents, articles, letters, proposals
  • Attended and reported on meetings, including those involving partners NGOs, companies, donors and sponsors
Jan 2015 - Present

External Consultant

Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) and United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)
  • Drafted a report that analyses countries' Diagnostic Trade Integration Studies (DTIS) inclusion of tourism and the sector's potential to leverage EIF and non-EIF funds
Dec 2014 - Mar 2015

External Consultant

International Centre for Migration and Health Development (ICMHD)
  • Drafted the organisation's annual report 2014 with comprehensive inclusion of an overview of its projects and objectives
Sep 2011 - Sep 2014

Junior Project Officer, Institutional Relations and Resource Mobilisation Programme

United Nations World Tourism Organisation
  • Extensive work on the “Hotel Energy Solutions Project” (an online toolkit designed to assist Small and Medium Scale hotels in intensifying their use of Renewable Energy technologies and increasing their Energy Efficiency, allowing them to become more competitive and sustainable)
  • Web manager: creation and on-going maintenance of the Hotel Energy Solutions website (; creation of the project’s final public report, published in December 2011; creation and amendment of the project’s publications and communication materials (e.g. User’s manual, newspaper, leaflets, presentations, articles and factsheets); assistance in the management of the activities related to the adaptation of the project to new EU and non-EU member states
  • Creation of a consolidated portfolio of services offered by the Steering Committee for Tourism Development (SCTD)-composed of UNWTO and seven other UN entities. Participation in missions in Geneva, Switzerland to liaise with the committee.
  • Co-creation of the DG-DEVCO and UNWTO guidebook: “Enhancing capacities for sustainable tourism development in developing countries” to mainstream the sector in countries’ agendas.


Oct 2010 - May 2011

MSc Environment and Development

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
  • 2011: Dissertation: “How do the attitudes of managers, hotel staff and tourists regarding the environment contribute to the success / failure of efforts towards sustainability? A comparison between four island resorts in the Maldives.”, fieldwork involving qualitative semi-structured interviews with island owners, hotel managers, members of the Maldivian ministries, tourists and staff, participant observation and secondary resources.
Oct 2007 - Jul 2010

BA Geography

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) 
  • Graduated with Upper Second Class Honors (2.1) and the George and Hilda Ormsby Prize for the best dissertation in the course
  • 2010: Dissertation: “What are the social and educative experiences of Sinti children at Campo Savena, Bologna, within the geographies of school?”, fieldwork involving qualitative semi-structured interviews, secondary resources, and participant observation.
Sep 2000 - Jun 2007

International Baccalaureate (IB)

La Chataigneraie
  • 42/45 Points
  • Bilingual English-French Diploma
  • Award for best Extended Essay
  • 2000-2007 Academic Excellence awards

Places Lived

New Dehli, India;

Malé, Maldives;

Geneva, Switzerland;

London, United Kingdom

Madrid, Spain



Problem solving/ reasoning/ creativity

Innovative problem-solver who can generate workable solutions


Ability to draft, create and edit documents ranging from dissemination materials, press releases and articles to final project reports

Interpersonal abilities

Proven relationship-builder with unsurpassed interpersonal skills.

Language proficiency

Proficiency in English and Italian (mother-tongue), French (advanced) and Spanish (beginner)

Research/analytical Skills

Highly analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, improving, and streamlining complex work processes. Proficient in methods of spatial and social analysis (qualitative analysis, interview drafting, geo-mapping through SPSS/MapInfo)

Communication Skills

Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.

Computer/ Technical literacy

Computer-literate performer with extensive software proficiency covering wide variety of applications (Wordpress, Microsoft Office, Mailchimp, Woocommerce, Gimp)



Marcio Favilla, Executive Director for Competitiveness, External Relations and Partnerships, UNWTO

Sharad Chari, Lecturer in Human Geography, London School of Economics and Political Science

David French, CEO and founder My Drop in the Oceans

Zoritsa Urosevic, Head Institutional Relations and Resource Mobilisation, UNWTO