Annalisa joined INTRAC in July 2017 as Training Assistant. In this role, she coordinates the day-to-day running of online and face to face open training courses, providing administrative and logistical assistance to the training team.

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.