Serena joined the Board of the National House Project as a Founder Trustee in August 2018.
She is an experienced international marketing, business development and communication professional, having spent over 20 years working across the corporate, not-for-profit and impact/sustainable finance sectors. She has been involved in the charity sector for over 10 years through her consultancy focused on the social economy – and has a strong background in impact investing having spent 5 years at the Social Stock Exchange. In her most recent role, Serena was a Director of Fundraising & Partnerships at the Climate Bonds Initiative, an international NGO committed to mobilising global capital at scale to finance a rapid transition to a low carbon economy.
Serena is currently a consultant to the charities and wider social enterprise sector on matters of fundraising, partnerships, impact and sustainability.
A native Italian, she holds a BA(Hons) in German and Russian from the University of Westminster, and a MSc in Russian and Post-Soviet Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science.