GenderConsult's Director Mariangela Bizzarri is an international consultant with over 12 years of professional experience in development, humanitarian, academic and private sector work.

Throughout her career Mariangela developed a strong expertise in assessment, capacity building and strategic planning, successfully combining practical field experience with research and analytical skills. Mariangela specialized in gender equality programming, protection and gender-based violence.

She teaches gender issues, protection, international humanitarian law and human rights practice in various research and academic institutions.