Rosalba Leonelli joined the London office as Finance Manager in May 2011 and she has over 10 years of experience in the NGO sector.

Rosalba worked with the National Lottery Unit of the Countryside Agency soon after finishing her BA in Economic Studies where her dissertation focused on the environmental damage of the Common Agricultural Policy. She also gained her work experience at Friends of the Earth while doing her MA in Sustainable Environmental Management at Middlesex University in 2002. She then administered and managed the grant portfolio of WWF Mediterranean Programme Office before working for 7 years for The Andrew Lees Trust where she progressed as the Head of Operations and Finance.

Rosalba was part of the team of The Andrew Lees Trust that successfully realised its long term strategy by handing over to its local team in Madagascar, now launched as an independent Malagasy NGO.