Alina joined MRN as Policy Officer in October 2015.
Alina has a background as a researcher and project coordinator in the fields of migration and development. She has published work on Swedish migration policy, the Welfare State and social conflict in a comparative European perspective and worked with the Red Cross EU Office and the UNDP/UNV Brazil.
In parallel to her work on migration issues as a researcher and activist, Alina has developed a career as a strategic communications consultant advising senior-level management on how to use storytelling and narrative to drive organisational change.
Alina holds an MA in Conflict, Security and Development from King's College London and a BA in International Relations and Development from Sussex University.