rossella@impactfulaid.com
+357 222 32886 Ext 101

Rossella Bartoloni

  • Project Design, Management and Evaluation
  • Proposal Writing, ODA Mapping and Partnership Development
  • Protection
  • Child Malnutrition
  • Linking Relief with Rehabilitation and Development
  • Social Inclusion and Gender Mainstreaming, Women and Youth Empowerment
  • Community Development and Grassroots Organizations; Institutional Development
  • Rural and Agricultural Development

A development and humanitarian practitioner for twenty years now, Rossella currently helps people, knowledge, ideas and resources connect through effective project designs, funding strategies, ODA mapping and portfolio management including knowledge management.

Her experience spans from UN agencies to INGOs and private sector companies, and involved field work as a project director, country programme manager and a consultant, especially in fragile settings, as well as corporate level and thematic evaluations and assessments, research and studies including on how to mainstream a “scaling up mindset” within organisations or how to support South South and Triangular Cooperation. A passionate researcher, Rossella’s strongest roles involve project/country programme management and knowledge generation.

Prepared projects for agencies such as AICS (Italy), Asian Development Bank,CARE, COOPI, Dangote Foundation, DFAT (Australia), DFATD (Canada),DFID, ECHO, EuropeAID, FAO, ICRAF, IFAD,IFRC, ILO,Malaria Consortium, Oxfam,Sida, UNDP, UNFPA, WFP and World Bank.

charles@impactfulaid.com
+357 222 32886 Ext 100

Charles von Huff

  • Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Debris and Waste Management
  • Project Management
  • Cash Transfer Technologies
  • Training, Mentoring and Coaching
  • Human & Institutional Development
  • Financing Identification
  • Proposal Preparation
  • Donor Communications

 Charles is a seasoned humanitarian and development practitioner with over 30-years’ experience delivering aid in fragile states, disaster and conflict environments while identifying strategic entry points for building sustainable institutions & systems. He builds solid relationships with key partners at the highest level and has a strong track record in being able to identify institutional development and capacity building opportunities and priorities that address structural inequalities by reducing underlying risks, so that vulnerable communities can withstand future natural & human-induced crises.

Charles has held senior management positions with the United Nations, Red Cross and Red Crescent and several International NGOs. Most recently Charles led a team that developed a comprehensive support package for a UK based INGO that resulted in the successful award of a European Union €7 million Euro Grant. Previous to this he was an Early Recovery Advisor to the UN Assistant Secretary-General, UN Humanitarian & Resident Coordinators in a number of countries including; Nigeria, Yemen, Colombia, Myanmar and Ukraine.

Charles holds a Master of Science degree in Risk, Crisis, & Disaster Management and is a Fellow of the Institute of Civil Protection & Emergency Management and the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

Marina Moroli

  • Small Farm Agricultural Development
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • New Emerging Health Risk Exposure in Changing Landscapes
  • Monitoring & Learning
  • Knowledge Management

Marina is a senior adviser in climate change adaptation and natural resource management. She has extensive experienceand knowledge in promoting inclusive and sustainable growth for poor and undernourished people. She has collaborated with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in designing, implementing and monitoring projects of relevance for rural communities practising small-farm agriculture.

Marinas long professional career includes more than 10 years working as an official of the Museum of Zoology in Rome on the implementation of environmental policies in Italy, 5 years with the private sector in France, and 7 years as an international consultant with IFAD on environment and climate change issues.Previously, she was involved in hands-on work in building public awareness around environmental issues and risks through training and communication. She has also produced significant scientific publications for the general public.

In her current work, she has specialized in helping small farmers development by promoting natural resources management, adaptive responses to climate change, and biodiversity conservation. In IFAD funded projects, she been responsible for integrating environmental and climate change issues in various stages of the project life cycle (concept note, design or re-design, evaluation, review, quality enhancement).

Marina holds a PhD in Evolutionary Biology and a year of Master’s Degree in Environmental Policies and Sustainable Development. She is bilingual and bicultural in French and Italian, she speaks fluent English, and understands Portuguese well.

 

Jan Rogge

  • Grant management and fundraising, $20m turnover p.a.
  • People management, 300 employees (national and expats)
  • Change management and organizational design for impact
  • Project evaluation and monitoring
  • Mainstreaming of digital technology and data-analysis
  • Thematic expertise: vocational training, community development, human rights, migration, micro-finance, campaigning, humanitarian aid

Jan is a senior executive manager of foreign aid organizations with 20 years of professional experience. He was most recently the Country Director of Oxfam International in Nigeria where he managed a humanitarian and development portfolio with a 20 million Euro annual turnover. Previously, Jan was a consultant for a GIZ project on inclusive business development in Nigeria. In Afghanistan, he led the governance program of the Aga Khan Foundation. As an expert on migration, he has worked for the World Bank, GTZ and the International Organization for Migration.

As a country representative for the German Development Service in Afghanistan and Honduras, Jan coordinated projects on anti-corruption and civil society participation, vocational training, and peace building. For the Heinrich Böll Foundation, Jan was responsible for the exchange of knowledge and South-North Dialogue for sustainable development. In the Amazon, he worked with Brazilian NGOs on human rights and conflict mediation.

Jan holds a Master’s Degree in Social Science and in Public Administration. He is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and German (mother tongue). He is the author of three books on a variety of important development topics. His favorite working tools are behavioral economics, data analysis, and impact assessments.

Carmine Soprano

  • Trade Facilitation & Regional Integration
  • Women Economic Empowerment,
  • GBV Prevention & Mitigation
  • Gender Mainstreaming
  • Youth Employment & Entrepreneurship
  • Project Management
  • Training, Mentoring and Coaching
  • Monitoring & Learning
  • Communications & External Relations

Carmine is an economist with several years of experience in leading analytical, operational and policy dialogue work with UN agencies, international financial institutions, private sector, and NGOs. In his current role at the World Bank, he is responsible for the design, implementation, and monitoring of various large-scale projects on trade facilitation, private sector development, regional integration, and gender, both in Africa and South Asia, with an overall budget of over $300 million. He also regularly consults with UN agencies such as UNCTAD, IFAD, and FAO, as well as with private firms including PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC).  Previously, he worked for the Inter-American Development Bank as Youth Specialist in Central/Latin America, and within the Government of Malawi as UNDP Technical Advisor on Youth/Female Agri-Entrepreneurship Development.

Carmine holds a Master’s Degree in Economic and Social Sciences, and speaks fluent English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian (mother tongue). He blogs regularly for the World Bank, the World Economic Forum, and Italy’s leading newspaper Corriere della Sera.

Germana Borsetta

  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Statistics
  • Agriculture and Fisheries Policies
  • Project Management
  • Advocacy & Participatory Approaches
  • Capacity Building & Knowledge Sharing
  • Communications & Event Organization

Germana has significant project managementand capacity building development at national and international levels, and in multiple sectors with diverse actors. Her previous work experience includes the European Parliament, the United Nations Systems and some of the major research institutions. She holds a Master Degree in Environmental Policies and Sustainable Development form the ICP in Paris, and during the last 10 years has contributed to the success of diverse environmental projects, enhancing her ability to ensure outreach and knowledge dissemination.

Within the United Nations (FAO, UNHQ, UNEP MAP), she has contributed to the publications and dissemination of documents and policy briefs on Climate-Smart Agriculture and liaised with French and Italian Ministries, assisted in data collection and validation and supported the organization of several FAO regional and international meetingson nutrition and food security. At the United Nations Statistics Division in New York, she has actively participated in the Rio+20 Negotiation as policy adviser and she obtained the introduction of language of interest for statistics onto the Outcome Document “The Future We Want”.

She provided technical assistance, administrative and budget allocation support, while working in the National Research Council of Italy (CNR), where she focused on fisheries policies and data collection, liaising with the European Commission and dealing with euro-planning sectors. She also participated in a one-month oceanographic survey in Lybian waters.

Germana has full proficiency in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian (mother tongue), and she is currently studying Arabic.

Jack McLellan

  • Debris and Waste Management
  • Livelihoods Rehabilitation
  • Cash Transfer Technologies
  • Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship
  • Project Management
  • Training, Mentoring and Coaching

Jack is a humanitarian practitioner specialized in leading waste and debris livelihoods rehabilitation projects and cluster coordination with UN agencies, international waste management institutions, private sector entities, and NGOs. He is currently supporting the design, implementation, and monitoring of various large-scale projects in Africa and South Asia rehabilitating livelihoods systems for the most vulnerable through sustainable waste management initiatives.  He has responded to multiple disasters in various capacities including:

  • Bohol Earthquake (Demolition Specialist)
  • Typhoon Haiyan (Demolition and Waste Specialist)
  • Nepal Earthquake Response Team (Demolition & Waste Specialist)
  • South Sudan- Leer (Project Management specialist)
  • Nigeria- Maiduguri (Technical Cash and Waste Advisor on rehabilitation of livelihoods in the Chad Basin region)

A demolition expert, Jack holds a first-classMaster’s Degree in Community Development and Anthropology and is proficient in the design and management of community-led development initiatives.

Judith D’Souza

  • Women’s economic empowerment
  • Social development
  • Gender Mainstreaming
  • Poverty and inclusion,
  • Nutrition,
  • Youth issues
  • Indigenous people issues
  • Monitoring, evaluations and assessments;
  • Design of large scale rural development investment projects/programmes;
  • Capacity building and technical support;
  • Knowledge management

Having completed her post graduation, Judith went on to work in sustainable rural development where she lived and worked with small farmers and rural communities to develop long lasting coping mechanisms to deal with the vagaries of climate change for many years. Her work with the UN specialised agency, IFAD in India, focused on managing the loan portfolio for the women’s empowerment cluster of loan projects and mainstreaming gender, inclusion and knowledge management across the country and the neighbouring SAARC countries. Judith worked extensively in Afghanistan with the Aga Khan Foundation in mainstreaming gender in the organisation and in building a more women friendly organisation that caters to the needs of women working in conflict countries. She was also a member of the Afghanistan Working Group on Women, Peace and Security for the implementation of UNSCR 1325.

Currently Judith works as a Gender Specialist with several different organisations both national and international. Her work with IFAD, in different countries, is primarily in designing and evaluating many of their loan and grant projects in the field of gender, poverty and inclusion, women’s empowerment and M&E. She has also worked with the technical research institutions like WorldFish and ICARDA in mainstreaming gender into their organisational processes and systems. She has also lectured at UC Berkeley’s College of Natural Resources at the Master of Development Practice program 2016 Roma Tre’s Masters of Human Development and Food Security Batch of 2017.