Annalisa first joined INTRAC as Training Assistant in July 2017 and became Training Coordinator in July 2018. In her role, she oversees INTRAC’s scheduled training courses, manages a portfolio of in-house training courses for clients, and is the focal point for training accreditation. Currently, Annalisa is working as INTRAC’s interim Training Manager.

Prior to joining INTRAC, Annalisa worked in the field of international humanitarian and development assistance in various countries, most recently Papua New Guinea and the Philippines through the World Food Programme (WFP). Between 2008 and 2010, she worked with the Italian Development Cooperation Office in Mozambique in delivering health programmes. Annalisa is also passionate about volunteering and has been dedicating some of her time to charity engagement in Italy and in the UK.

Annalisa has a PhD in African and International Development Studies jointly awarded by the University of Cagliari (Italy) and by the Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany). Her research focused on the grey area between humanitarian relief and development interventions.