Francesco has over eight years' experience in the relief and development sectors, at national and international levels, and in both conflict and post-conflict contexts.
He is currently the Regional Humanitarian Coordinator - Horn, East and Central Africa (HECA). Prior to this, Francesco was the Global Programme Manager for the SWIFT Consortium, which aims to deliver sustainable access to safe water and sanitation and encourage the adoption of basic hygiene practices in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Kenya and Liberia. He is based in Oxford.
Francesco holds an MSc from SOAS in Violence, Conflict and Development.