Ally Bavestrelli joined Itad in the autumn of 2019 as a Research Analyst in our Governance theme.
Prior to joining Itad, Ally worked with KPMG Italy to lead the design of a capacity-building strategy that would enable Enactus Italy to support its university teams in a more participatory, sustainable, and effective way. Ally has also consulted for the Jamaica National Foundation as part of a team responsible for the re-conceptualisation of an existing photography for rural-youth advocacy project into a participation-based social enterprise. For this assignment Ally spent time in Jamaica where she conducted qualitative research with a variety of stakeholders.
Ally holds an MA in Anthropology of Development and Social Transformation from Sussex University, during which she conducted ethnographic fieldwork with two local intercultural art organisations that support musicians with migrant and refugee backgrounds. Ally also holds a BA from University College Utrecht, a liberal arts and sciences university, where she majored in International Development and Psychology with a minor in Community Arts.