Headquarters Staff

The HQ presents the specific features of an umbrella organisation which operates as a general secretariat and administrative coordinator of its member universities. The headquarter staff provides these partners with financial, logistic, communication, research and outreach assistance.

The HQ also functions as an administrative, academic and research centre for the Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA / Global Campus Europe). Finally, it delivers project management and financial services for additional educational and training activities that take place in Venice and online.


The senior management is comprised of the Secretary General, who is responsible for leading and managing the Global Campus, and the Administrative and Academic Directors, who ensure effective implementation and coordination of programmes and activities under his supervision. The Secretary General is assisted by a personal assistant.

Manfred Nowak - Global Campus

Secretary General

Manfred Nowak

Manfred Nowak is Professor of International Law and Human Rights at Vienna University and Director of the Vienna Master of Arts in Human Rights. He has been appointed as Secretary General of the GC/EIUC in January 2016.

He served in various expert functions, such as UN expert on enforced disappearances (1993-2006), UN Special Rapporteur on Torture (2004-2010), judge at the Human Rights Chamber for Bosnia and Herzegovina (1996-2003) and Vice Chairperson of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (2013-2018).

In 2016 he was appointed Independent Expert leading the UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty.

He was Director of the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights at Utrecht University (SIM: 1987-1989) and of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights at Vienna University (BIM: 1992-2019) as well as Visiting Professor at the University of Lund (2002-2003), the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva (2008-2009), and at Stanford University in Palo Alto (2014).

He is author of more than 600 publications in the fields of public and international law and human rights.

Email: manfred.nowak@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 347 626 3102


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Elisabetta Noli - Global Campus

Administrative Director

Elisabetta Noli

Elisabetta’s primary function is to oversee the work of the HQ administrative departments: premises, IT and web marketing services, finance, general services and communication/PR/fundraising. She also supervises the project department that is in charge of organising training seminars, summer schools and conferences in Venice.

Elisabetta monitors the implementation of GC activities, authorises expenditures and advises the Secretary General and GC Governing bodies on institutional issues, human resources and partnerships.

She holds a post-graduate Diploma in Human Rights Protection Techniques from the University of Padua and has been serving the GC since its inception as a project manager. She has also been actively involved in advocacy work with Amnesty International, Antigone and other Italian CSOs.

Email: elisabetta.noli@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 935


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George Ulrich - Global Campus

Academic Director

George Ulrich

Prof. George Ulrich has worked for the Global Campus in a variety of capacities. He served as GC Europe / EMA Programme Director from 2016-2019, as Secretary General of EIUC (the predecessor of the Global Campus) from 2003-2009, and as Academic Coordinator / Programme Director of EMA from 2001- 2004.

In between these appointments, he held the position of Rector and Professor of Human Rights at the Riga Graduate School of Law from 2009-2016.

George obtained his Ph.D. as well as an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Toronto, Canada, and holds the degree of Cand. Mag. in Social Anthropology and History of Ideas from Aarhus University, Denmark.

Among his main research interests are issues related to the history and philosophy of human rights, human rights diplomacy, human rights and development cooperation, health and human rights, international medical ethics, and ethics for human rights professionals.

He is one of the joint editors of a Global Campus publication on music and human rights. A key focus of his teaching is to equip students to effectively engage with expressions of human rights scepticism.

Email: george.ulrich@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 937


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Imke Steimann - Global Campus

Personal Assistant to the Secretary General

Imke Steimann

Imke supports the Secretary General by managing his agenda of appointments and events, organising missions, conferences and events, carrying out background research and producing documents, reports, presentations and briefing papers. She also maintains the liaison with relevant partner institutions and stakeholders.

Prior to joining the Global Campus in 2020, Imke worked as Project Assistant at the Munich Security Conference.

Before, she interned at the German Mission to the United Nations in New York and the London-based NGO Child Soldiers International.

Imke graduated from a Human Rights Master’s Programme at the University of Vienna where she focused on children’s rights and armed conflict. She also holds a BA degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences with a major in Governance from the University in Freiburg, and spent an exchange year in Canada.

Email: imke.steimann@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 934


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Global Activities Department

We coordinate the implementation of joint activities that are the result of the collaboration of the GC seven regional programmes, including the Global Classroom, the International Conference on Human Rights and Democratisation, the Global Internship Programme, the Global Campus Human Rights Journal and publication of the best-awarded theses. We also support capacity building projects such as the EU-project for the creation of the Human Rights Centre at the National University of Timor-Leste in cooperation with GC Asia-Pacific.

Valentina Abita - Global Campus

Project Manager

Valentina Abita

Valentina joined the Global Campus in November 2013. As Project Manager she coordinates the Global Activities (joint conferences, research projects, internships, visibility/advocacy initiatives, etc.) in cooperation with the colleagues of the seven GC regional programmes.

She gained 10-year professional experience in project management and networking with EU institutions. In her previous roles, Valentina worked as Project Manager in the field of civil society participation and social inclusion and as Assistant in the external relations department of the Permanent Representation of Ireland to the EU during the EU Irish Presidency in 2013.

She has also collaborated with different international NGOs, institutions and other stakeholders on EU projects and policy and advocacy initiatives.

Valentina holds a Master’s degree in International relations from the University of Bologna and a Post-graduate Diploma in European studies from the European College of Parma.

Email: valentina.abita@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 940


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Giacomo Ottonello - Global Campus

Project Officer

Giacomo Ottonello

He has been working as Project Officer on the Global Campus activities since November 2016. He holds a Master’s degree in Human Rights from the University of Padua and a Post-graduate M.A in Human Rights and Conflict Management from Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies.

He held the position of International Relations Officer in Confindustria/Federpesca, working mainly in the fields of project management, policy analysis and lobbying, and Project Officer at Sant'Anna School. Prior to these experiences, he has been working in the cooperation field in Kenya, Congo and Haiti.

Email: giacomo.ottonello@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 951


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Adriano Remiddi - Global Campus

Project Manager - Development of HR Education and Research at UNTL

Adriano Remiddi

Adriano is an experienced practitioner in the field of international cooperation for higher education. He is committed to promoting democracy and HR education in post-conflict, developing and transitional societies.

In the course of ten years spent in Southeast Europe and later Asia-Pacific, he has developed a distinctive mix of academic and managerial skills and gained a diversified and progressively responsible professional experience.

Since 2019 Adriano has led an EU-funded capacity building project aimed at establishing the Human Rights Centre of the National University of Timor-Leste (UNTL).

Previously he worked as Academic Tutor and subsequently Coordinator of the GC South East Europe/ERMA on behalf of the Institute for Central-Eastern and Balkan Europe/University of Bologna (IECOB).

As IECOB research fellow in regional studies he also lectured internationally, published, organised scientific conferences and participated in panels as speaker. Since 2014 he has been president of the alumni association of the MA in Eastern European Studies of the University of Bologna.

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adrianoremiddi

Academia Profile: https://gchumanrights.academia.edu/AdrianoRemiddi

Email: adriano.remiddi@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +670 774 881 76


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E-learning Department

We create and manage all distance-learning activities, including Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), specialised online courses and e-learning partnerships with key stakeholders. We also support and coordinate efforts in all GC Regional Programmes to complement on-site activities with online components (blended teaching).

Angela Melchiorre - Global Campus

Online Programmes Manager

Angela Melchiorre

Dr. Angela Melchiorre designs and manages all Global Campus e-learning activities. She has worked in human rights since 2000 with multi-sectoral experiences.

In her previous roles, she was Programme Director of the European Master's Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) and Lecturer at the University of London where she earned her PhD with a thesis on child marriage and the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Other teaching activities include post-graduate courses in universities around Europe.

Dr. Melchiorre has also experience with ActionAid International, the Italian and EU delegations at the UN in Geneva and New York, and independent consultancies with UNESCO, UNICEF, UN CEDAW, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education.

Her areas of expertise are children's rights, the right to education and Human Rights in International Politics. She graduated from EMA in 2000.

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelamelchiorre

Email: angela.melchiorre@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 950


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Weronika Grelow - Global Campus

E-Learning Officer

Weronika Grelow

Dr. Weronika Grelow is responsible for the preparation, implementation and follow-up of online and blended programmes. She joined the Global Campus team after several years of fieldwork in refugee camps in Italy, Turkey and Lebanon.

Her previous work experience includes research and project assistance to the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS in Istanbul, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights in Vienna, UNMIK, OSCE Anti-trafficking Unit and the Venice Biennale.

Weronika holds a Ph.D. in Transcultural Studies on Eurasia and North Africa from the University of Ca' Foscari in Venice, an M.A. in International Protection of Human Rights from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and a Master's Degree in Oriental Studies from the University of Warsaw.

Email: weronika.grelow@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 961


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Manuela Pegoraro - Global Campus

Children's Rights E-learning Expert

Manuela Pegoraro

Manuela started working for the Global Campus in 2019. She has 15+ years’ experience in education, communication and project-management. She previously worked for an agency of the European Commission and in academic and non-profit organisations in Europe, the USA and the Middle East.

Her most enjoyable and successful experiences are related to the coordination of European networks and the management of multinational project teams. She currently contributes to the implementation of online educational programmes on children’s rights.

Manuela holds an MA in E-learning from the University of Florence and one in Cultural Management from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle.

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/manuelapegoraro

Email: manuela.pegoraro@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 952


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Research Department

The aim of the department is to develop research-based knowledge and activities contributing to the implementation of projects undertaken both at the Global Campus Headquarters and its regional hubs in cooperation with participating universities.

Dr. Chiara Altafin - Global Campus

Research Manager

Dr. Chiara Altafin

Dr. Chiara Altafin leads various research-based activities and projects at the Global Campus Headquarters, with a primary focus on strengthening research, education, training, network-building and advocacy for the rights of children.

She has also worked as EMA Fellow for the EMA Programme since September 2015, and in this role lectures on topics related to human rights, International and European law, coordinates and teaches in the Cluster on Children’s Rights, and conducts academic skills and thesis proposal workshops.

She holds a Ph.D in International Law from the European University Institute, an LL.M in Comparative, European and International Law from the EUI, a Master’s in Rule of Law, Democracy and Human Rights from LUISS University, and graduated cum laude at the Law Department of Roma Tre University. She was a visiting research scholar at the Center for International and Comparative Law of the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor.

Currently she is leading a project on Independent Children's Rights Institutions as well as the UN Global Study component of the ACRiSL project ‘Advancing Child Rights Strategic Litigation’. She is one of the editors of GC Human Rights Preparedness. Previously she edited the GCHRJ’s first special focus on children’s rights. She also coordinated the EMA research contribution to the Global Classroom 2020 focusing on children deprived of liberty. In 2018-2019 she was lead researcher on the situation of ‘children living in prisons with their primary caregivers’ for the UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty. In 2016-2017 she was senior researcher on the FP7 FRAME project.

Her main research interests are: children’s rights; economic, social and cultural rights in times of crisis, including in contexts of armed conflict and occupation; business and human rights; social justice; environmental justice; and governance.

Over the last twelve years she has worked as lecturer and research and teaching assistant in International Organization and Human Rights, Human Rights and International Protection, International Law, International Protection of Cultural Heritage, and International Criminal Law at LUISS University, where she also was a member of the Research Team on the FP7 PRIV-WAR project. She conducted research and editorial activities for the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI). She worked as a trainee lawyer at Avvocatura Generale dello Stato in Rome and has been admitted to the Italian Bar.

Email: chiara.altafin@gchumanrights.org

Tel: +39 041 2720919


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Children’s Rights Department

Together with the children’s rights regional officers across our network, we work closely with the Right Livelihood Foundation (RLF) in order to promote and protect the rights of children worldwide through research, education and advocacy projects. This includes the follow-up initiation activities under the umbrella of the UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty. We further cooperate with the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights in order to strategically defend the rights of children.

Reina-Marie Loader - Global Campus

Children’s Rights Project Manager

Reina-Marie Loader

Reina-Marie joined the Global Campus in 2019 to manage the children’s rights projects under the GC-RLF cooperation. Her background is in practice-as-research, a form of academic research that uses art (specifically film and theatre) as a methodology for research.

She completed a practice-led PhD in film on the representation of traumatic memory on screen (with a focus on war trauma during the siege of Sarajevo). She further specialised in non-traditional modes of storytelling as a means to promote human rights and environmental issues.

She has lectured on the socio-political dimensions of film at several universities, including University of Exeter, University of Reading and University of Vienna. In 2018, Reina-Marie also completed an MA in Human Rights at the University of Vienna focused on Ubuntu and children deprived of liberty in South Africa.

Her professional interests revolve around practice-led and artistic approaches to research on topics as diverse as child participation, movement building, war and conflict, discrimination, representation and critical pedagogy.

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reinamarieloader

Email: reinamarie.loader@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 960


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Manu Krishan - Global Campus

Global Study Programme Manager

Manu Krishan

Manu Krishan is the Global Study Programme Manager and coordinates all activities related to the dissemination and follow-up to the Study.

During the Global Study implementation he was the Coordinator and Assistant to the Independent Expert leading the United Nations Global Study on Children deprived of Liberty based first at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights followed by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human rights in Geneva.

Manu Krishan studied philosophy before graduating from the Vienna Master of Arts in Human Rights at the University of Vienna. He is a human rights researcher and Project Manager with proficiency in children’s rights, particularly on ethical considerations when researching with and for children.

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/manukrishan

Email: manu.krishan@gchumanrights.org


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Elisa Klein Díaz - Global Campus

Global Study Programme Support Officer

Elisa Klein Díaz

Elisa contributes to the dissemination and follow-up initiation activities to the Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty. 

Elisa is currently working on the Global Study Toolkit on non-custodial measures as an alternative to migration-related detention and is responsible for the Global Study Newsletter. She further supports the creation of a new website for the Global Study and has also worked as editor on the Executive Summary of the Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty. 

Before joining the Global Campus of Human Rights in 2020, Elisa worked in the Press and Communications Department of the Austrian Ombudsman Board and before that as consultant at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Human Rights. Currently she also works at FIAN Austria as Social Rights Project Manager.

Elisa holds a Bachelor´s Degree in International Relations and a Master of Arts in Human Rights. Her main areas of interest are children´s rights, migration, education and social rights.

Email: elisa.klein-diaz@gchumanrights.org


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Project Department

We manage all educational and training projects implemented in Venice, including the Venice School of Human Rights, the Training Seminars Series (on International Electoral Observation and ECHR jurisprudence), the Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy Summer School, and other educational and training events organised by the GC.

Alberta Rocca - Global Campus

Project Manager

Alberta Rocca

Alberta ensures the successful implementation of educational events carried out at GC headquarters in Venice such as training programmes and summer schools.

She is responsible for the planning and execution of the Project Department’s activities throughout each stage of their development, including: submission of proposals, budgeting and financial management, development of internal support mechanisms and knowledge sharing, team coordination, supervision of communication and logistics tasks, and drafting of evaluation and reporting.

Email: alberta.rocca@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 930


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Elena Battaglia - Global Campus

Project Officer

Elena Battaglia

Elena joined the Projects Department team in September 2016. She supports international applicants through all phases of enrolment in training courses and summer schools, as well as during their stay in Venice.

She studied Art History (MA) in Venice and Prague and previously worked at Venice International University (VIU) as Program Assistant - Students' Services. During her year of National Civil Service she worked for the International Relations Office of Ca’ Foscari University.

Email: elena.battaglia@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 930


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Sara Brogliato - Global Campus

Project Officer

Sara Brogliato

Sara joined the Project Department in 2020 and supports the different organizational phases of training events and summer schools.

She holds a Master's degree in Comparative International Relations at Ca' Foscari University with a thesis specialising on United States contemporary history, and a Bachelor in Languages, Civilisations and Science of Language always at Ca' Foscari University in English and Spanish, with a focus on international law and international political economy.

She has collaborated for six months with the Welcome Office at Ca' Foscari University, assisting international prospective students in their application process. She had study experiences abroad as an Erasmus+ student in Spain and the UK.

Email: sara.brogliato@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 924


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Finance Department

We supervise Global Campus finances and liaise with GC partners in implementing the budget of the action grant. We monitor expenditure progress, supervise accounting practices by GC partners and HQ, take care of budgeting and financial reporting, prepare for audits and manage daily book-keeping, payments and other administrative tasks.

Luca Fantinel - Global Campus

Finance Manager

Luca Fantinel

Luca has worked for the Global Campus since 2004. His main responsibility is to manage Global Campus resources. He supervises joint budgets and forecasts and consolidates the results of all partners' reports. He also draws up budgets and reports for new projects.

Luca holds a degree in economics from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan and a Master in Business and Administration from the University of Kansas. He gathered experience in managing companies and developing startups.

Currently he also serves as Premises and Technical Services Manager.

Email: luca.fantinel@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 938


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Dania Ferrarese - Global Campus

Finance Officer

Dania Ferrarese

Dania started working for the Global Campus in 2010 as an accountant. She deals with customers and suppliers and with the external tax consultant under the supervision of the financial manager.

Before joining the organization she worked at hotels in the historic centre of Venice, dealing with reservations, hospitality, accounting and management of human resources.

Email: dania.ferrarese@gchumanrights.org and accounting@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 938


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Giulia Vallata - Global Campus

Finance Officer

Giulia Vallata

Giulia serves as Finance Officer. She was a research fellow at Venice Ca’ Foscari University, working for the department of Languages and Comparate Cultural Studies and entrusted with a study on the history of the Venice based University’s internationalisation processes.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Comparate International Relations-curriculum Transatlantic-form Ca’ Foscari University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, International and European Studies-curriculum Politics and European Integration-from the University of Padua.

She previously worked at Eiuc as IT and Web Advertising Assistant. While studying she worked in a shipping company serving with national and international clients, worldwide customs and finance.

Email: giulia.vallata@gchumanrights.org and accounting@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 938


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Prof. Dalia Leinarte - Global Campus

Finance Officer

Isabella Vianello

Isabella joined the Global Campus in 2004 as accountant. She is the contact person for the 40 Universities partners, takes care of Fellowship and Internship, checking and recording invoices and processing relative payments.

She worked both in Italy and in England, first as shop assistant, tour operator assistant and then as accountant.

Email: isabella.vianello@gchumanrights.org and accounting@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 938


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Communication/PR/Fundraising Department

We support all communication efforts of the Global Campus. We act as the institution's press office by providing social media services, taking care of PR and visibility actions for GC activities and coordinating in-house graphics and merchandising. We also manage fundraising activities through the development of project proposals that reflect the programmatic focus of the Global Campus.

Elisa Aquino - Global Campus

Fundraising, PR and Communication Manager

Elisa Aquino

Elisa started working for the Global Campus in 2016. Her first endeavour was setting up the Press and Fundraising Office. Her main responsibilities are coordinating and implementing PR, communication and fundraising efforts; increasing the visibility of the organisation; and liaising with donors, partners, influencers and supporters.

Elisa worked previously for the corporate sector as Business Development Manager in charge of growing the portfolio of clients. She began her career as a young diplomat and worked for twelve years in New York, London and Brussels. As a volunteer, she also supported the project management efforts of the “Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia”, VHC, Autoworld and Magritte Museums.

Elisa is a lawyer and holds an LLM in International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She also studied at the OAS, UN, Getulio Vargas Foundation, London St. Martin's School of Arts and London Film Academy.

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elisa-victoria-aquino-laterza-eval-978414

Email: fundrasing@gchumanrights.org/pressoffice@gchumanrights.org/elisa.aquino@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 926


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Giulia Ballarin - Global Campus

Communication and Fundraising Officer

Giulia Ballarin

Giulia joined the Global Campus as Communication and Fundraising Officer in October 2016. She assists the department in various tasks, such as planning and postings on social media, graphic designs and photographs, editing and fundraising projects.

She holds a BA in Modern and Contemporary Languages and Civilisations and a joint MA in English and American Studies, both from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. She also gained learning experience at the University of Leeds and the University of Graz. In 2016 she completed an MA in Publishing: Design and Management at the University of Verona.

Giulia has also experience in editorial work for an online magazine and as a food blogger.

Email: fundrasing@gchumanrights.org/giulia.ballarin@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 928


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Isotta Esposito - Global Campus

Communication and PR Officer

Isotta Esposito

Isotta started working at the Global Campus in 2015. One of her first challenges was to effectively communicate the transition from EIUC (the GC predecessor) to Global Campus of Human Rights. She is responsibe for managing external communications, press work and public relations, as well as social media and digital PR in coordination with her team.

Isotta is a journalist, member of the Bar of Journalists of the Veneto Region. She was a research fellow at Fondazione Università Ca’ Foscari and Communication and Media Strategist at Università Ca’ Foscari.

Isotta holds a Master’s Degree in Publishing and Journalism from the University of Verona. While studying she founded a cultural association based in Venice and collaborated as a performer and director with a theatre company and an event agency. She recently earned online certificates from the Happiness Research Institute of Copenhagen, Ogilvy and MasterClass.

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/isotta-esposito

Email: pressoffice@gchumanrights.org/isotta.esposito@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 929


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General Services Department

We take care of the organisation of travel, accommodation, catering services and local transportation for all Global Campus activities and events held in Venice. We also support travel and in some cases accommodation for most of the global activities managed by the HQ. We purchase any goods and services necessary for the daily activities of the headquarters staff.

Alessandra Silanos - Global Campus

General Services Manager

Alessandra Silanos

Alessandra actively contributes to the organization by supervising and coordinating the acquisition of goods and services. She also selects and deals with the providers, including negotiating rates and conditions.

Alessandra started working for the Global Campus in 2003 as the Logistics Officer. Over the years her responsibilities and tasks have changed and increased consistently with the development of the organisation.

Before joining the Global Campus she worked as an external consultant for the Office for the Protection of Architectural, Natural, Historic, Artistic and Ethno-Anthropological Heritage in Venice and the Lagoon (Soprintendenza ai Beni Architettonici e Paesaggistici di Venezia e Laguna).

Email: logistics@gchumanrights.org/alessandra.silanos@gchumanrights.org

+39 041 2720 916


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Enrica Lot - Global Campus

General Services Officer

Enrica Lot

Enrica deals with GC-appointed travel agency to organise services (travels, hotel bookings, local transportation) for participants in Global Campus events and activities worldwide.

She also assists the General Services Manager in arranging accommodation, catering and local transportation services for events and activities in Venice. She is in charge of restocking stationery and other consumable goods.

Enrica started working at the GC in September 2012 as the EMA intern. After several working experiences, she joined the Global Campus again in 2014 in the General Services Department.

Enrica studied tourism, languages and art history, and graduated in Economics of Art in 2012. While studying she founded the cultural initiative Art Sharing Project, for which she was in charge of editing the website’s articles.

Email: logistics@gchumanrights.org/enrica.lot@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 916


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Premises, IT and Web Marketing Department

We ensure that the Global Campus headquarters, located in the Monastery of San Nicolò, is fully functioning in terms of safety compliance, routine maintenance, IT services, compliance with privacy provisions, inventory management and provision of reception and protocol services. We support the Secretary General in liaising with the City of Venice which provides the premises. We are also responsible for web development and web advertising for all HQ and global activities.

Luca Fantinel - Global Campus

Finance Manager

Luca Fantinel

Luca has worked for the Global Campus since 2004. His main responsibility is to manage Global Campus resources. He supervises joint budgets and forecasts and consolidates the results of all partners' reports. He also draws up budgets and reports for new projects.

Luca holds a degree in economics from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan and a Master in Business and Administration from the University of Kansas. He gathered experience in managing companies and developing startups.

Currently he also serves as Premises and Technical Services Manager.

Email: luca.fantinel@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 938


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Gaia Balbo - Global Campus

Web Marketing Assistant

Gaia Balbo

Gaia joined the Global Campus in October 2018. She is responsible for designing and implementing digital marketing campaigns in collaboration with the IT and Web Marketing Officer.

She supports the daily monitoring and evaluation of campaigns, as well as the creation of advertising materials. Gaia also collaborates with the Fundraising, PR and Communication Department by managing the Global Campus Instagram account.

Gaia holds a bachelor’s degree in Language, Civilisation and the Science of Language and a master’s degree in International Relations, both from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. She gained learning experience in Portugal and Brazil and work experience in Russia.

Email: activities@gchumanrights.org/gaia.balbo@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 927


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Cristina Moras - Global Campus


Cristina Moras

Cristina joined the Global Campus as receptionist in 2016. She is responsible for welcoming and assisting staff members, professors, students, guests and invitees in events and activities that take place at the HQ throughout the year.

She also supports the preparation of the folders, technical equipment, rooms, catering and cleaning services. Cristina is responsible for protocoling incoming/outgoing mail and faxes, updating databases and archiving EMA publications and documentation.

She studied Romanesque modern languages and literature at the University of Padua. She lived in Portugal and worked as language assistant in Romania.

Email: info@gchumanrights.org/cristina.moras@gchumanrights.org

Phone: +39 041 2720 911


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Nicola Tonon - Global Campus

Web Marketing and IT Officer

Nicola Tonon

As Information Technology Officer (ITO), Nicola has led the GC’s central IT system since 2011. He makes sure that all IT initiatives are in line with the organisation’s mission, culture and long-term goals.

Nicola has a deep understanding of the importance of the role that technology plays in teaching and research activities and is committed to finding new ways to support and enhance the activities of faculty, staff and students.

As Web Marketing Officer, Nicola is in charge of planning, monitoring and reporting on digital marketing campaigns including web, SEO/SEM, direct emails, social media and display advertising. His strong analytical skills allow him to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels. He is naturally led to identify trends, thus optimising insights-based performance.

Nicola studied mechanical engineering (MA) in Trieste and previously worked at Network Solutions as ITO. He is actively developing many open source apps (https://github.com/Bicet).

Email: nicola.tonon@gchumanrights.org
Phone: +39 041 2720 923


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