Elena joined Global Philanthropic in 2012. She provides operational support to Global Philanthropic consultants, coordinates projects for clients, designs and prepares training programmes, supervises communications and is executive assistant to the Group founder and CEO Ben Morton Wright. Elena is also a project manager for Global Philanthropic’s Russian speaking clients, including CIS and Central Asia.

Elena received an MA in Fundraising for Non-profit from Bologna University, Italy, where she studied with leading UK, US and Canadian fundraising professionals.

Elena’s background is in linguistics and intercultural mediation. After completing her BA in Applied Linguistics at the Advanced School of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators, Bologna University, Italy, Elena worked as an interpreter for business liaison.

Specialist skills

Speaks Russian, Italian and Spanish.

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