Anna Rita Papio

Having lived in several countries, Anna has developed an international profile. Before joining Arctik in May 2022, Anna gained experience in research analysis, business development, and the sales industry in London and Brussels. She has been a Business Development trainee at Stantec-Belgium, and during her studies, she also collaborated on research projects with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) of Pretoria and the IOI, an NGO in the Galapagos Islands. 

Anna holds an MSc in Environmental Change and International Development from the University of Sheffield, which has equipped her with in-depth knowledge of the complexities of global economic development and how society-environment interactions influence sustainable development policy and practice. She also holds a B.A. in Politics and International Relations, during which she has been focusing on the role of agroecology on the path toward sustainable food systems. 

Anna is an Italian mother tongue, and she is fluent in both English and Spanish.