I am a creative senior international trade and investment expert with extensive international experience and proven achievements across government, private and non-profit sectors. A strategic and design thinker with the self-confidence to deliver strong business transformation. Energetic, Agile-certified, innovative and determined to succeed.
Key Skills: Global perspective, multi-cultural diplomacy, innovative partnerships, strategic and design thinking, operations direction.
I am currently Strategic Development Head - Europe and Africa, at Cambridge Assessment English (part of Cambridge University), and was previously in the British Diplomatic Service (Foreign & Commonwealth Office) where I was Higher Executive Officer. I am focused, driven, and multilingual, and lever my 15 year private-sector / 10 year government sector Business Development, Design and Innovation experience to achieve results within 1st, 2nd and 3rd sector organisations.
Specialties: International business development, strategic business-to-government and government-to-business revenue generation, eCRM, cost control, strategic planning, business plan innovation, volunteer management, non-traditional partnerships, team development; languages - Mothertongue English / fluent (C2) Italian / excellent (C1) German (currently studying) / basic (A2) French, DE/UK-nationality.