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Daniela Fernandes

Daniela Fernandea
Job title
Business Development Officer
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SDDirect Team
Business Development

Daniela joined the Business Development team at SDDirect in November 2023 as a Business Development Officer. She is joining us from the International Governance and Risk Institute (GovRisk) where she worked alongside colleagues to build GovRisk’s profile across the company’s target sectors with donors, government and private sector clients, partners, and networks both within the UK and internationally. She was also in charge of the weekly business development tender research to identify relevant opportunities and assisted in the preparation of bids and proposal documents.


Daniela holds a Bachelor’s in International Relations with Languages from Swansea University and a Master’s in Conflict, Security and Development with a focus on gender-based violence and conflict-related sexual violence from the University of Exeter. She also speaks English, Portuguese, and Spanish.