Valeria is our Research, Advisory and Policy Assistant providing support to the Research, Advisory and Policy Department across programmes, research and policy. Prior to joining CR, she worked for a charity consultancy firm, managing communications and research projects for various NGOs working in the international development space. Valeria also spent seven months as a Research and Communications Intern at the University of Kent’s Conflict Analysis Research Centre and as a Migration Policy and Communications Intern at the International Organisation for Migration in Zambia. She is particularly interested in gender, peace and security with a geographic specialisation of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Valeria holds a MA in International Relations with International Law as well as a BA (Hons) in Politics and International Relations, both obtained at the University of Kent. She is bilingual – Italian and English – and in addition, speaks French and Spanish.