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Elena Lucchi

Based in Munich, Germany. Specialises in strategic reviews and advocacy and campaign evaluation for the humanitarian and human rights sector.

Based in Munich, Elena Lucchi has extensive experience in operational management as well as policy and advocacy positions within the field of humanitarian affairs and human rights.

Elena initially worked at the International Committee of the Red Cross as a protection delegate and head of sub-delegation in Colombia, Rwanda and Sudan. She then joined Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) as a humanitarian affairs advisor in charge of designing and implementing policies and advocacy strategies on diverse humanitarian and protection issues in a number of contexts. She later specialised in humanitarian action in urban settings and urban violence and has published several papers on these topics. Elena also conducted research and policy analysis on violence against children and forced migration.

As a freelance consultant, Elena has conducted several evaluations both of humanitarian interventions and of advocacy and campaign initiatives for international organizations. She is experienced with interviewing techniques and qualitative and quantitative research methods. Her mother tongue is Italian; in addition to English, she is fluent in French and Spanish.