About

aboutI am an independent freelance consultant with superior skills in technical writing, business development, strategy, and marketing. With 10 years of experience on 4 continents, I am tech-savvy and entrepreneurial, accustomed to collaborating with teams across borders to mobilize action, support and results. I have a Master of Arts in International Relations from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from The University of Pittsburgh.

Portfolio

 
Earning funding for startups My business name is Fundtra, and I work with startups to grow their business through marketing and fundrasising. I have a particular focus, funding.
Proposal writing for innovative startups and SMEs to win EU funding. Contact me if you're working on a Horizon 2020 project, or if you'd like a free assessment if your business qualifies.
A VC fund focused on UN SDGs Drafted all website copy for Inventures, a European venture capital fund that builds a better world through investing in sustainable businesses. Read all about it
A European crowdfunding platform Created content marketing strategy for this scaleup. Drafted all website copy, marketing materials, and advertising campaigns to help raise funds for startups from the crowd.
Read my work on their website
A marketing campaign to inform startups about tax breaks for investors Strategise campaign, draft all copy, work with designer and developer to get online. Drafted a 25-page ebook, to fully explain all the details, available in 3 languages.
Bboxx is a startup that makes residential solar kits, residential solar installations, energy kiosks and efficient accessories for sales in the developing world. I created their marketing strategy, wrote all copy for their website, and helped them get into the media (Financial Times and The Economist).
Read my work on their website

Work Experience

  • March 2014-Present

    Fundtra, Independent Consulting Work, US, Europe, Asia.
    Conduct business and strategy analysis for a range of 30+ clients including startups, scaleups and social businesses. Project work with MyMicroInvest, Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI), Arctik, Bboxx, Spark Microgrants, APCO and FundsforNGOs.

  • March 2012-2014

    International Crisis Group, Development Officer, Brussels, Belgium
    Work at headquarters in the development/fundraising team, managing an annual donor portfolio of $9M, consisting of 12 government donors and 3 foundation donors.

  • May 2011 – Dec 2013

    Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, Director, Communications and Marketing / Founding Board Member, Brussels, Belgium

  • Sept 2010 – Feb 2012

    European Policy Centre(EPC), Policy Analyst, Brussels, Belgium
    Conducted research, analysed, and drafted policy papers on the EU’s foreign policy, with a focus on public diplomacy and external communication.

  • August 2007-2009

    Palmer, Biezup & Henderson, LLP, Paralegal, Philadelphia, PA

For a complete description of experience, please download my CV

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