Executive Team

The Executive Team of the Microinsurance Network is run by a small and dynamic team comprised of:

Katharine Pulvermacher, Executive Director
Katharine provides strategic and executive leadership to the Microinsurance Network, guiding the organisation in the implementation of its 5-year strategic plan (2017-2022), with a view to grow and strengthen the organisation’s impact and value to the sector. In her role, she draws upon a wealth of experience in leadership and management, organisational strategy development, multi-stakeholder engagement and coordination, as well as research and thought leadership, with a focus on market intelligence in emerging economies.
 Souada Kermani, Assistant Director
 
Noelia Garcia, Administrative Assistant
 
Hugo Fulco, Coordinator, Community Relations & Communications
Hugo draws on his background in journalism and international relations to promote the work of the Network through the production of insightful and valuable content for the website and by supporting the management of its social media channels. He is responsible for the member-exclusive, fortnightly Network Exchange newsletter, and using his eye for detail, supports the Senior Communications Manager with the writing of the Network’s various communication outputs and the proofreading of its publications. In addition to his activities within the Communications team, Hugo also oversees the technical aspect of the Network’s online Expert Forums.
Annalisa Bianchessi, Senior Communications Manager (currently on maternity leave - returning March 2019)
Annalisa oversees the Microinsurance Network’s media and communication activities and the design and management of key Network events. Through a professional approach rooted in social marketing, she supports the Network to reach its full potential in terms of reach, visibility and member value. In her role she draws upon her experience teaching on a Master in Communication from the University of Texas at El Paso, and advising on the design and implementation of communication campaigns for social marketing in developing countries across Asia, Africa and the Caribbean.
 
If you are interested in providing support, volunteering or joining the team, please see the get involved section.
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