Alessandro (he/they) joined Spectra in May 2021. He is responsible for outreaching and delivering HIV testing and prevention services in the framework of the GMI partnership, for both the Fast Track City and the Do It London projects.
Before moving to London, Alessandro lived and worked in the Middle East and North Africa supporting refugees, including LGBT+ individuals fleeing from situations of danger. Despite his background in Arabic language and Middle East Politics, he has conducted research on the subject of HIV, stigma and homophobia. They are now training to to become a psychotherapist as they wish to support the community with the knowledge and skills they have acquired over the years.