Larissa Setaro

Programme manager (locally-led action and climate finance), Climate Change research group

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Telephone: +44 (0)20 3463 7399
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish


Project and financial management; donor and stakeholders liaison; climate-smart technologies.

Before IIED

Larissa worked for Positive Planet International as project manager in Lesotho aiming at giving rural populations access to clean energy household devices. She also coordinated a study aiming at mapping the financial mechanisms available for emerging farmers in South Africa.

Before that, she worked in Lebanon and Jordan with ICU supporting local companies in developing sustainable business models for solar drip irrigation systems and Groasis Waterboxx that would help mitigate risks associated with water scarcity.


MSc in Agriculture and Development, University of Reading

Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Roma Tre University

Current work

Manages the operational delivery of the locally-led action and climate finance portfolio of work, focusing on project and financial management, team management, business development and partnerships.