Marina is founder and President of the Board of Directors in Fair Trade Hellas. She is also founder and coordinator in the Greek Bank of Memories, project Manager & Consultant. After graduating in Agricultural studies in Italy, Marina Sarli worked as a volunteer and international projects Manager in ELIX, a Greek NGO working in environmental, social and cultural voluntary projects, member of the Alliance Network of European Voluntary Organizations.
She became General manager of this NGO in 2007. She has a long experience both in governance and management of CSO’s as Founder and President of Fairtrade Hellas (the only member of WFTO in Greece).
She also worked as a volunteer in many organizations such as an ActionAid supporter and Child Sponsor since 2008 and within Amnesty International. From 2009 to 2011 she was Representing Greece at the Youth & Children working group of the DARE Forum and she was a Member of the Steering Group of the DARE forum of CONCORD. She also participated to the DEEEP EUROPE AID Project of CONCORD in Finland in June 2011 on “Quality and Impact in Development Education”. She has been elected as member of the board of Concord in June 2012.