Director, Marketing & Communications
Angela is a marketing communications leader passionately committed to sustainable development and innovation, with international experience in sustainability, healthcare, business regeneration and media.
As Director of Marketing and Communications, Angela is responsible for the Institute's global marketing and communications efforts, setting the direction for central positioning, messaging and branding activity, in line with the Institute's strategy and ambition to grow presence and impact across relevant channels and audiences. Angela also oversees marketing communications for the Institute's programs and services, including certification and community engagement activities.
Prior to joining the Institute, Angela led corporate and product marketing communications at the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) helping companies to create positive impact through sustainability reporting. During her tenure at GRI, Angela led several strategic marketing initiatives and key communications launches globally, including those of the GRI Standards, GRI membership programs, and flagship program "Business Reporting on the SDGs", working in close collaboration with key international partners in the sustainability landscape.
Previously, Angela served as a project account manager for the creative agency SGS, working onsite at the Philips headquarters, experiencing first hand the complexity and challenges faced by multinational brands and manufacturers. Angela's previous experience includes four years at the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement in the UK, where she managed marketing communications, events and operations for their award-winning leadership programs, as well as three years at boutique management consultancy Winning Moves, where she oversaw marketing communications and engagement for large-scale business regeneration and development programs on behalf of institutional clients such as the UK Central Government, local chambers of commerce, Learning and Skills Council, and more.
Angela holds a Bachelor's Degree cum laude in Communications Sciences from the Univeristy of Siena, a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and a MicroMasters in Digital Product Management from Boston University Questroom School of Business.