Daniela Chiriac is a Senior Analyst in CPI’s London office where she leads the Sustainable Agriculture for Smallholders in Central and West Africa stream of the Lab. At CPI, she manages the IFAD grant funding, as well as supporting the development and refinement of innovative financial instruments selected by the Lab.
Prior to joining CPI, Daniela worked as Programme Manager, and subsequently Senior Adviser, for International Development Enterprises (iDE UK), focusing on market-based approaches to increase climate resilience of smallholder farmers in Africa and Asia. In this position, and in her previous roles with two consulting companies, she managed large DfID and European Commission international development projects.
She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Bucharest (Romania) and is in the final stage of her Master’s in Environmental Economics at the University of London.