Francesca Besana

Senior Network and Events Officer

Francesca joined New Local as Network & Events Officer in December 2019.

She holds an LL.B from City University and an LL.M in Human Rights, Conflict and Justice from SOAS University, where her dissertation focused on protecting the human rights of witches. Following her studies she worked abroad, before returning to London and working as a Team Assistant for Charity People.

Their Local: Francesca grew up in several countries, most notably Niue. In addition to being extremely remote and beautiful, Niue is the first country in the world to provide state-funded wireless internet to all inhabitants.