Ciannait joined LLF in January 2022 as Communications Coordinator. Ciannait has experience in communications across the nonprofit sector, having previously worked with Médecins sans frontières (MSF) and the Digital Freedom Fund. As a journalist, Ciannait regularly writes about conservation and environmental protection. She has lived and worked in Ireland, Germany, Serbia and the US.
Ciannait holds an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law and an M.Phil. in Film Studies, both from Trinity College Dublin. Both her master’s theses focused on reimagining the role of animals and wildlife in law and media respectively. Ciannait completed her B.A. in Philosophy and Sociology, also at Trinity College Dublin.
“I’m eager to put my experience to good use in the global battle against biodiversity loss. I humbly acknowledge the many complexities that this work entails, but I believe LLF has immense potential to contribute to conservation efforts around the world, and I hope to make myself an asset to them.”