Alva Finn

Alva joined Social Platform in May 2021, and as Secretary-General is responsible for:

- Leading the Secretariat
- External relations
- Financial planning

Alva hails from Ireland and holds a law degree (Trinity College Dublin) and Masters in international law (University of Amsterdam). She is a passionate leader and change-maker with over ten years of experience in human rights, development and social policy at EU, UN and national levels. Prior to joining Social Platform, Alva worked for Save the Children Europe as Acting Head of Advocacy and Policy, and Mental Health Europe as Policy Manager. Alva has diplomatic experience from her time working at the Human Rights Council on behalf of Ireland. She also has field experience of working with refugees and asylum seekers in Egypt. You can follow her on Twitter @alvafinn.

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Alva Finn


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T: +32 2 508 16 30