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 the last 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, an innovative UK-based capital markets venue for highly environmental and social impact businesses. Serena currently heads global partnerships and commercial relationships 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.
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.