Francesca joined CPI Europe as an Associate in November 2022, with a background in economics and international development and a strong interest in social innovation and public policy. She is currently working on how digital innovation for social impact is designed, funded, and implemented. Prior to joining CPIE, she worked as a Policy Analyst at the OECD Development Centre, gaining knowledge on the role that private philanthropy plays in international development. She also has experience working in the microfinance sector in emerging markets.
Francesca holds a Double Master's Degree in International Public Management and International Development from Bocconi University and Sciences Po Paris, and a BA in Economics and Management from Bocconi University. She lived across 4 countries between Europe, North America, and South America: she loves learning new languages and is inspired by cultural (and culinary!) diversity.