Mirella is Programme Director for Emergency Relief Centre International (ERCI). She works directly with refugees crossing the perilous waters from Turkey to Greece, particularly those on Lesbos Island, helping more than 55,000 refugees to date. She oversees search and rescue operations, supervises medical and educational programmes in the camps along with providing support for the camps’ infrastructural needs. Mirella is responsible for mapping out regional strategy and programme development, handling relationships with government bodies, donors and corporate supporters.
Mirella formerly worked in the for profit sector as a Marketing Communications strategist.