Antonella Cardone

European Projects Specialist

Antonella Cardone is Executive Director of the Fit for Work Global Alliance (FfW GA). The FfW GA is a multi-stakeholder coalition championing change in health and work policy and practice, to benefit people with chronic health conditions. For over a decade, the FfW GA, led by the Work Foundation, has driven change for better lives worldwide.

Prior to joining the FfW GA, Ms Cardone was Director of the Global Smokefree Partnership of the American Cancer Society, leading a movement of over 100 organisations in support of the development of smokefree laws in 40 countries. She has managed over 30 large EU projects, involving many organisations across all EU member states, in sectors such as health, employment, social inclusion, human rights, education, training and urban regeneration. Ms Cardone has also led, among others, projects at the World Heart Federation, the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, and the European League Against Rheumatism.

Her skills include setting up and managing large international partnerships and research projects, monitoring and evaluating policies and projects, change management.