Elena Arène Ghiringhello

Country Representative, Belgium
After completing her degree at the London School of Economics (LSE), Elena has worked within organizations in a broad array of sectors and contexts including communications and public affairs at Weber Shandwick, Volvo CE, Nutrition Third World (NTW), and as a diplomat for El Salvador in Sweden and Belgium. As a diplomat, she was responsible for all relations between Swedish and Nordic NGOs as well as EU and commercial affairs, bringing governments and Chambers of Commerce together with the business and investment community. With NGOs and Foundations, Elena helped in the implementation and management of projects and in the development of new fundraising strategies. As Development Manager for the NGO Nutrition Third World (NTW), she managed and fostered donor relationships.