Alessandra Bravi holds a master degree in international economic policy from Columbia University (New York) and a degree in Economics from Bocconi University (Milan, Italy).
Relevant experience and expertise:
She has more than 10 years of experience in the field of analytical research, including migration research, and project management. Before joining ICMPD, she was Strategy Manager for SEEMIG, a migration project on South East Europe funded by the European Union’s South-East Europe Programme.
From 2009-2013 she worked for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as an economist focusing on economic research, remittances, migration in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
From 2007-2009 she worked in the private sector as business intelligence manager for Western Union in Vienna focusing on remittance and migration and before that as research assistant for Standard and Poors’ Latin America sovereign ratings office in New York focusing on policy analysis and economic research in Latin America and the Caribbean.
From 2004-2006 she lived in Hanoi, Vietnam where she worked for UNICEF, UNIDO and the Italian Development Cooperation office in Vietnam as project officer with a focus on private sector development and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
migration policy, migration and remittances statistics, gender and migration, macroeconomic policy.