Ellen joined Proforest in 2018, having worked previously in the communications team at environmental NGO Global Canopy. Prior to that she worked for an Islamic art charity, The Barakat Trust, and is an Honorary Friend of that organisation.
She has 20 years’ experience in marketing, PR and operations in enterprises ranging from 1990s tech start-up MathEngine to a large American ISP before moving to the non-profit sector with Mencap and the University of Oxford's Wainwright Fund. Ellen has benefited from many voluntary experiences in France, America and Russia.
She has a degree from the University of Oxford in French and History.