Oona joined Consumers International in August 2019. As Communications Coordinator, she supports the team with ongoing projects and leads cross-team work for our 'Food’, ‘E-commerce’, ‘Digital ID’ and ‘Informed Consumer’ programmes. Oona also has a particular interest in sustainability and new technologies.
Prior to joining Consumers International, she completed an internship at a food safety NGO in Brussels, where she worked on communications, advocacy and EU projects. Oona has an undergraduate degree in Philosophy & Politics from the University of Edinburgh, and an Erasmus Mundus ‘Euroculture’ MA from the universities of Uppsala and Udine. Her Master's thesis examined the use of blockchain technology as a tool to increase transparency in supply chains and improve product traceability.
Oona is based in London.
Email Oona: OButtafoco@consint.org