Ella manages RISE's Financial Health program in global supply chains, working closely with partners Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, The Walt Disney Company, and GIZ. RISE Financial Health supports low-income workers, especially women, to access, use, and benefit from their payroll accounts and build their financial capability in order to increase their financial health and economic empowerment, while also increasing efficiency and transparency in global supply chains.
Before joining BSR, Ella was partnership manager on CARE International UK’s private-sector engagement team, working closely with companies including Barclays, Mondelez International, and GSK to develop mutually beneficial partnerships and deliver business and social impact, with a focus on women’s economic empowerment and financial inclusion. Ella also spent three years as a VSO fundraising advisor in India working for grassroots disability and rural development organizations.
Ella holds a Master’s in Development Studies from Birkbeck, University of London.