Marissa, as Director of Philanthropy at Restless Development, plays a pivotal role in supporting the organization’s mission through her leadership in fundraising. Her journey in the non-profit sector is marked by over a decade of experience prior to joining Restless Development, with significant roles at Alzheimer’s Research UK, Action on Hearing Loss, National Autistic Society, St Leonard’s Hospice, and Head of Income Generation at Solace Women’s Aid.

Marissa is deeply inspired by the dedication of her colleagues to harnessing youth power and is committed to supporting this cause in an ethical and empowering manner. Marissa is captivated by everything related to water and enjoys wild swimming, beach walks with her dog, and has recently added a paddleboard to her collection for even more aquatic adventures.