Vice-President and COO
she/her | Based in the USA | Joined in 2012
Diana Essex-Lettieri is the Vice President and COO at Asylum Access, and leads Asylum Access’s global growth strategy and oversees global operations. A migration and displacement specialist, Diana has previously worked at Oxfam America, the African Conservation Centre, and FORGE (a UNHCR Operating Partner), where she led small-scale development projects in refugee camps.
Diana has been a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation. She holds a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of International Studies at Tufts University, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Development from UCLA.