Executive Team

The MiN Executive Team are versatile, professional, qualified staff who have lived and/or worked in Brazil, Canada, France, Luxembourg, the Philippines, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. The team has travelled extensively in developing countries and between them speak English, Dutch, French, Luxembourgish, Portuguese and Spanish.

Katharine Pulvermacher, Executive Director
A development economist specialised in Africa, Katharine has a background in investment marketing, research and strategy consulting and brings previous experience managing member-based organisations. She is the programme manager for donor coordination, global partnerships, the Landscape Studies and Consultative Forums, alongside her other strategic and managerial responsibilities.
Annalisa Bianchessi, Senior Communications Manager
Annalisa is an environmental scientist and specialised in communications. She has experience supporting the development and implementation of environmental and social projects in Lao, Thailand, Madagascar, Central Africa and the Caribbean. She project manages the Network’s key events, such as the JMM, IMC and regional workshops, and collaborates closely with Hugo by overseeing media and communications. She manages relationships with members from Asia and Europe.
Hugo Fulco, Coordinator, Community Relations & Communications
With a background in journalism and international relations, Hugo project manages our Expert Forums, the monthly Newsletter – Network Exchange – and content for our website and social media. He manages relationships with members from Africa and Latin America.
Noelia Garcia, Administrative Assistant
With a background in teaching and counselling, Noelia is responsible for membership administration and finance, and supports the team by organising logistics for events alongside her day-to-day administrative duties.
If you are interested in providing support, volunteering or joining the team, please see the get involved section.
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