Valentina Barbagallo is the Policy & Advocacy Manager at The ONE Campaign in Brussels. ONE is an international campaigning and advocacy organisation of more than 7.5 million members taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. At ONE, Valentina leads the policy and advocacy work vis-a-vis the EU institutions on various issues including the EU budget/MFF, gender equality, health, education, security and financial transparency.
Prior to joining ONE, she worked for the Permanent Representation of Italy to European Union, including during the Italian Presidency of the Council in 2014, and for the European Commission in Milan.
Valentina holds a MSc in Law from Bocconi University and an MA in European Political Studies from the College of Europe.
Valentina is the spokesperson for ONE in Brussels and has regular interviews with the media.
She has spoken at European Parliament hearings and other public events.