Enrica Porcari

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      • cting Director of Communications
      • CGAIR Consortium
      • Maccarese, Roma 00135
      • Italy

    An Italian national, Enrica became the first chief information officer (CIO) of CGIAR in 2002, when she also started the ICT-KM Program, which aimed to support innovation in technologies and knowledge sharing. She was appointed Senior Information and Knowledge Officer, then Acting Director of Communication of the CGIAR Consortium in 2011. In CGIAR Enrica is now responsible for communications and knowledge management.

    Enrica has worked in Asia, the United States and Europe, and speaks four languages. She has an extensive knowledge and experience of information technology (IT), knowledge management, and communications related to development. This was gained through working as Field Project analyst at FAO, Director of Communication at Inter Press Service, Coordinator of CGNET services to CGIAR centers, and Chief of ICT Field Services at the World Food Programme. While she was at the Programme, she was awarded a fellowship at Stanford University to develop a project to adapt IT installations from emergency to development contexts.

    Enrica holds an advanced degree in Social Sciences from the University of Milan, Italy.