Mariana Merelo Lobo
Partnership Specialist, Netherlands
Mariana, an experienced humanitarian, development practitioner and partnership broker, is an Associate of the Partnership Brokers Association (PBA), and a Fellow of the Interagency Research Analysts Network (IARAN).
For the past 18 years her focus has been on solving complex human development issues through cross-sector, multi-stakeholder collaboration. She has worked with international organisations such as the International Committee of the Red Cross, Action Against Hunger and Oxfam, and in a variety of conflict, post-conflict, and global locations including East Timor, Liberia, Eritrea and Tanzania. Now resident in the Netherlands, she has also lived in the US, Belgium, and the UK.
Mariana is Portuguese, loves spending time in the Costa Vicentina with her husband and two children, and connects with nature through long walks.