Matilde joined Innocenti in 2018 and she currently supports research related to children on the move, sale and sexual exploitation of children, and violence against children. Her areas of interest include child rights, socio-economic rights, humanitarian law, migration and education. Matilde has a background in international law and international relations. She holds a Master of Laws (LLM) from the London School of Economics (LSE) and was awarded the Lauterpacht/Higgins Prize for best performance in Public International Law. She also holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Sussex (joint degree in Law with International Relations).