Matt joined GIIA in August 2022 as Head of Communications and Marketing. He was previously Media Lead at the Federation of Small Businesses, the UK’s membership body for independent enterprises and sole traders. Prior to that, Matt managed digital communications for FTSE 100 real estate developer LandSec and handled a range of clients for City-based consultancy Linstock.

Sophie joined GIIA as the PA to CEO and Office Manager in December 2020. Prior to this, Sophie has built a long-term career working with some of the leading retailers across the globe. Having worked in London and Sydney, Sophie brings with her a wealth of experience across Operations, Account Management, Recruitment and Training.

Elisse joined GIIA in December 2021 as the Marketing and Events Executive. With over 10 years of experience spanning London and Sydney, Elisse has gained a vast experience in managing communications and marketing engagement operations and largescale corporate events across a wide spectrum of industries.

Chloe joined GIIA as a Policy and Public Affairs Manager (UK) in March 2022, having developed an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the British political system, by working for Conservative MPs as a Senior Parliamentary Assistant. Prior to this, Chloe graduated from the London School of Economics (LSE) with a First-Class BSc Government and History degree.

Harvey joined GIIA in April 2022 as Policy & Public Affairs Manager, focusing on EU and international infrastructure markets. He previously worked with Headland Consultancy to support clients in the energy, financial and professional services sectors.

Harvey is also a longstanding member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs and was recently awarded a distinction from QMUL for his masters in International Relations with a focus on analysing donor state channels for disbursing Official Development Assistance (ODA).

Vlad joined GIIA in March 2021 as a Policy & Research Executive having previously worked for Spencer Rose a technology recruitment consultancy operating within the finance sector. Prior, Vlad studied Politics & International Relations at Oxford Brookes University which culminated in a dissertation looking at the impact that the Warsaw Pact had on the Soviet Union and its eventual demise.