Mireille Ferrari leads communications for the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock (Livestock CRP). She has been a communications specialist since 2002, writing, creating strategies and developing communications products for clients and audiences across the globe. Prior to ILRI, Ferrari was with the World Food Programme Somalia Country Office, responsible for donor and strategic communications. She has worked on project and corporate communications with the Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) in Indonesia and with the Asian Development Bank in the Philippines. She was Communications Director at Sayara Strategies in Afghanistan, where she led public information campaigns for USAID, UN agencies, NGOs and government ministries.
Ferrari completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Durham in the UK and went on to study multimedia at the Rhode Island School of Design in the U.S.