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About Raffaella

Raffaella is Head of Knowledge Management and Community at the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment – GSG, where she works with partners across more than 40 countries to strengthen their local impact investing ecosystems.

Prior to GSG she was Secretary General of the Italian National Advisory Board and Advocacy Officer at Human Foundation.

She supported the empowerment of the Italian impact investing market through the promotion of tailored policies. An example is the support in designing the Social Innovation Fund approved in the 2018 Italian Budget Law.

In 2022 she has been elected Board Member of Banca Etica, an ethical bank active in Italy and Spain and member of the European Federation of Ethical and Alternative Banks and the Global Alliance for Banking on Values.

Started her career working in humanitarian emergencies as Colombian conflicts areas. She also coordinated NGOs medical teams during the “North Africa Refugees Emergency” raising international awareness on the poor conditions of Italian refugees’ camps gathering funds to improve living conditions.

Passionate economist, engaged in designing innovative financial models for addressing social challenges. She wants to build a more sustainable and fair economic system and she strongly believes that sharing knowledge about financial innovations able to create social impact is a considerable step towards that direction.