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Desislava McIlwraith

Desi is a London-based communicator with a global professional outlook. She holds two Master’s degrees in Communication at Central Saint Martins and International Relations and a certificate in Sustainability Communications Strategies from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She has worked on a variety of digital strategy development projects in the private and public sectors across the UK, EU and the Middle East. She specialises in cultural and environmental digital communications.


Previous work

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
European Parliament
Wolverine Worldwide
CP Concept
A New Creative Constant
Kool & Konscious
Icarus Complex Magazine
& more


Giovanni Mancarella

Team leader, Engagement and Cooperation Department at European Food Safety Authority

“Desislava’s work was highly appreciated among colleagues. As she moves on in her professional career, I wish Desislava all the best in her future positions, thanking her for the fantastic work she did at EFSA and recommending her for the unique mix of her professional and interpersonal skills. ”

Teodor Stoychev

Head of the European Parliament Liaison Office in Bulgaria

“Desislava was always reliable and hard-working, she has an easily adaptable and inquisitive personality, combined with good analytical skills. I would like to underline that she is a well-trained researcher and a gifted communicator with a flair for public relations so she could make a valuable contribution to the diversity and high working standards of any international organisation.”