Elena has joined Impact Hub in June 2022 as EU Fundraising Coordinator, after over 8 years of experience working as fundraiser in the development sector within International NGOs. In Impact Hub, she is working for the development and submission of proposals, facilitating and supporting internal processes and exchanges, strengthening partnerships and working in collaboration with the whole team, helping the network and its members to increase resources and opportunities to further boost our work in support of the Global impact economy.
Marine joined the Impact Hub Global Network as Global Programs Coordinator in June 2022. Based in London, she is currently overseeing some trans-local programs and coordinating Impact Hub’s growing global programs portfolio. Marine is passionate about building high-impact collaborations to reduce social inequalities and address major environmental challenges. Prior to joining Impact Hub, she worked at the OECD’s Social Economy and Innovation Unit, the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, and Ashoka. Marine holds a BA in Social Sciences, as well as a dual Masters’ degree in Public Policy and Public Administration from Sciences Po Paris and the London School of Economics.
Idelette is a South African strategist who believes in the power of creativity and that diversity
drives innovation. Over the last 8+ years, she’s worked with purpose-driven brands, social
innovators, big-thinkers, and community leaders to build human-centered experiences that
promote positive change. She takes on a strategic-creative approach when solving
problems and helps organizations integrate the 4 P’s – People, Planet, Purpose, Profits –
into the core of their business strategies. An experienced creative lead who thrives in fast-
paced environments, Idelette has developed international projects and has led multi-cultural
teams in 9+countries. Today, you can find her wandering the streets of Barcelona with her
Border Collie and sidekick, Kibo – forever on the lookout for creative inspiration and
collaborations that will lead to a better tomorrow
Luiz has joined the Impact Hub Company in 2022, coming previously from a local
Impact Hub team, acting as a Program Manager at Impact Hub Brasília since 2020.
Luiz holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and is very committed to the
environmental and climate causes. He has taken up various roles in the past working
in organizations such as AIESEC, Citizens Climate Lobby International, Zero Waste
Youth, Global Shapers etc. and now he is part of our Global Network Development
Based in Brasília, Brazil, he is currently Global Capacity Building Coordinator.
Fenno brings 12+ years of brand, innovation, and communications experience. For the past years, he was the Director of Brand, and Communications at Pakhuis de Zwijger, the leading institute for social innovation & creativity in the Netherlands. Prior to this, he worked as brand & innovation lead both with various social enterprises and for-purpose brands as well as corporate clients. Fenno started his career at Microsoft Amsterdam, where he was leading for nearly 4 years their startup accelerator and other innovation initiatives. After these years he became fully dedicated as a social entrepreneur in engaging, translating, and activating social transitions and transformations in the impact sphere.
Fenno thrives best when he can unify his social impact work with the inspiration that comes from his (board) activities in creative industries, politics, and alternative culture.
Mariana first joined Impact Hub Company as a Global Communications Trainee in 2021 and re-joined us in 2022 as part of the Communications and Impact circles. She is supporting both teams with storytelling, digital content, and social media. She comes from an academic background of international relations, development and cooperation, having worked for UNESCO, Playing For Change, and other organizations that are dedicated to making this world a better place through education and culture. She’s enthusiastic about advancing inclusion and diversity and is excited to translate that commitment across all of our channels of communication. Mariana is Brazilian, but currently based in Lisbon, Portugal
Christine has joined us in March 2022 as Impact Measurement and Management Lead, after almost 10 years in international development working at the crossroads between education and entrepreneurship. Christine brings her love for languages and cultures to the workplace and is happiest in multicultural environments. With a well-rounded mix of experience in program design, implementation management, and impact measurement, she designs impact measurement frameworks for selected
entrepreneur support programs develop data collection tools, drive monitoring, and prepare insights and reports.
Currently splitting her time between Austria and Italy, Christine loves to move and has learned to work on buses, planes, and remote places in Nicaragua, Thailand, Mali, and more.
Faiza joined Impact Hub Company as our WWF & Impact Hub communications specialist in March 2022. At Impact Hub, her focus is on communication, internal and external awareness-raising, and storytelling around the environmental strategy
in close collaboration with the Brand & Comms & Network development team. In WWF she will lead the communication around projects in the area of enhancing WWF’s innovation culture and structure.
She brings experience as a professional in Digital Marketing, IT, and Project Management with previous experiences working in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Faiza is based in Rabat, Morocco but you might also find her in France sometimes. She enjoys video games, long walks, and political discussions.
Gabriela joined the team in April 2021 as part of the Finance & Operations Circle. She graduated from Bucharest University of Economic Studies in 2018 and started working as a junior economist and cost controller at one of the biggest banks of
Romania, Romanian Commercial Bank (BCR).
She is based in Romania and currently is our Finance Accounting & Controlling Operations Coordinator at Impact Hub Global Network.
Corina joined the team in December 2021 as HR Operations Coordinator. She worked for over 19 years in Human Resources and held different roles, from HR Admin to HR Management and as trainer and consultant, in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. She likes working with people and discovering each person’s strengths and helping in their development. Corina is located in Bucharest and holds bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Psychology.