Rossella Miccio is the president of EMERGENCY since 2017. She began her career at EMERGENCY in 2000, after completing her postgraduate degree in Peace Building and Conflict Resolution. She is a member of EMERGENCY's Executive Board since 2006. She has led EMERGENCY's international expansion and served as a member on their Executive Boards. Since 2015, she has been a part of Italy's National Council for Cooperation and Development, together with 50 representatives from the Italian Development Cooperation System.