Ulpjana Ruka

Ulpjana Ruka

Stewardship and Donor Events Manager

Crisis Group Role

As Stewardship and Donor Events Manager, Ulpjana is responsible for creating and implementing events and stewardship experiences for donors. She also works with front-line fundraisers to devise and support implementation of the stewardship strategy at Crisis Group.

Professional Background

Ulpjana worked for an NGO in conflict resolution, developing and executing programme activities to promote peace and democracy in Turkey. Prior to this, she worked for a consultancy specialising in public affairs and communications. 

Ulpjana holds a Master’s degree in Conflict, Security and Development from King’s College London and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Queen Mary University of London.


  • English (fluent)
  • Albanian (native) 
  • Spanish (intermediate)
  • German (intermediate)

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