Francesca joined the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) in April 2022 and is the Communications and Events Officer. She has extensive experience in communication and outreach within European and international organisations with a focus on emerging crimes and rule of law. Prior to joining ICCT, Francesca worked as Media and Outreach Officer for the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and as Outreach Specialist for Europol - EC3 Cybercrime Centre. She also worked at the UN Interregional Crime and Research Institute (UNICRI) in Geneva and the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) in New York.
Francesca holds a MA in International Studies from the Alma Mater Studiorum Bologna and an MSc in International Politics and Middle East from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.