Caterina Agnoletti, Operations Manager, UN Global Compact Network UK
Caterina is an Italian professional with a passion for corporate sustainability. In her early career, she worked at the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome and CSR Europe in Brussels, where she helped companies improving their sustainability management and transparency. Caterina joined the UN Global Compact Network UK in 2017 as an intern, supporting corporate members on a variety of issues including modern slavery, human rights, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). From 2018-2020, she headed up the UK Network’s Social Sustainability programme. Her main achievements in this role include launching a Diversity & Inclusion Working Group and Target Gender Equality – an initiative helping companies in setting ambitious targets for women’s representation in business. During this time, she also joined Dial Global Millennials Council.
Today she is the UK Network’s Operations Manager, supporting the Executive Director in ensuring that the organisation operates efficiently and effectively in pursuit of its strategic aims and in compliance with its statutory, contractual, and moral obligations.
Caterina has a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Florence and an MSc in Economics and Management in Public Administration and International Institutions from Bocconi University.
Tessy joined the Network team in January 2018 as an intern and is now Communications Coordinator. Contact Tessy.
Tazu is the Member Engagement Intern, working to support members with the production of their annual Communication on Progress (COP) and their engagement with the UN Global Compact more generally. Tazu graduated from Cambridge with First Class Honours in 2020 and has a particular interest in sustainable food systems.
Bee has worked for the UN Global Compact Network UK since 2015. Bee leads our Business & Human Rights workstream. Contact Bee.
Project Manager (Business & Human Rights)
Karla joined the UK Network in October 2019. She manages various initiatives relating to business and human rights, with particular focus on gender and racial/ethnic equality (SDGs 5 and 10), decent work (SDG 8), and peace, justice and strong institutions (SDG 16). She is the main UK Network contact point for the D&I Working Group, Target Gender Equality and Black Lives Matter & Business. Contact Karla.
Rob joined the Network in February 2020. Rob is a Programme Coodinator and works with Amy and Elaine in the Climate Action team. Contact Rob.
Intern to the Climate Action Programme, Alexandra joined the Network in March 2021. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, she recently completed her Master’s degree in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London. Alexandra works with Amy and Rob on Science-Based Targets and the Sustainable Finance Action Platform, and is particularly interested in green finance for resilience, adaptation, and loss and damage in developing countries.
Jessica leads on our Global Goals activities and SDG advocacy work. She joined the team in March 2020 and is a member of the SDG Network Scotland Steering Group. Contact Jessica
Clare joined the Network in February, 2020, and is a Project Manager on the Global Goals team. She works on several projects and initiatives including the Young SDG Innovators (YSIP), SDG Ambition, and the Food System working group. Contact Clare.
Elaine joined the Network in February 2021 and works with Jessica and Clare in the Global Goals Team. With a background in environmental policy, she is passionate about climate change, corporate social sustainability, and how the SDGs can help shape policy objectives and inspire sustainable business practices. Currently she is helping the Global Goals team plan the SDG Integration webinar series and the Global Goals Summit.