Carolina de Bourbon Parma has worked since 2000 in the humanitarian field, both with the United Nations and with Non-Governmental Organizations. She has worked and lived in New York, Eritrea, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Indonesia, Haiti, Switzerland, Hong Kong, and now the UK. Her responsibilities have included coordinating humanitarian assistance to populations affected by either natural or man-made disasters, setting up mechanisms for incoming international assistance in the aftermath of disasters, and providing long-term strategic advice during protracted humanitarian crises, mostly with the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA). She set up the National Committee for the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) in Switzerland as their representative. In Hong Kong, she engaged in the topic of ensuring responsible uses of plastic with a Hong Kong-based foundation (ADMCF). Finally, she has held advisory board positions in the ‘Human Dignity Foundation’ and in ‘The Hague Process on Refugees and Migration.’ She holds an MA in Political Science from the University of Amsterdam and an MSc in Forced Migration from Oxford University.