Giulia De Giovanni is the Operations Officer for the Coalition for Urban Transitions. She supports the team in London with financial management, project and grant management and contracting. She is also responsible for the organisation of key partnership meetings.
Giulia moved into this role from a previous position in the Coalition where she was Coordinator of the Director’s Office, providing support to the Director and the leadership team with project coordination, financial administration and bespoke research.
Giulia previously worked in London for the New Climate Economy project as Project Administrator. In London, she also worked for a non-profit, the Ethical Fashion Forum, getting experience of the sustainable and ethical fashion. During her Master’s degree, Giulia went to Kenya and worked for a microcredit company, MyC4, to study the impacts of microcredit on poverty alleviation. She also volunteered for a Kenyan NGO, Right 2 Thrive, dedicated to women empowerment in the slums of Nairobi.
She holds a BSc in Environmental and Development Economics from Roma Tre University and a MSc in Business and Development Studies from Copenhagen Business School. During her BSc, she spent one academic year in France at Université d’Auvergne in Clermont Ferrand.