Alessandra Kortenhorst

Alessandra’s deep passion for social development drove her to SYSTEMIQ to effect change in a more transformative way. Since joining as one of the as an Associate one month into SYSTEMIQ’s journey, she has worked on a variety of projects, including the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, the Energy Transitions Commission and the Malaysian National Biomass Strategy. In addition, she hopes to help SYSTEMIQ build a strong social change platform.

Previously she worked at a local Indian social enterprise, Piramal Sarvajal, and at the United Nations Foundation. Alessandra received a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University in Theatre and Women’s Leadership. When not working, Alessandra spends her weekends hiking or travelling.