Blanca Rey Ariza

Executive Assistant to CEO

Blanca has been supporting Michael Feigelson with administration, research, writing and project management since 2017, and the Board of Trustees since 2019. She is a translator at heart who thrives providing operational support as part of interdisciplinary and multicultural teams working for a mission.

Originally from Spain, Blanca has lived in the UK and the Netherlands. Before joining Van Leer, she worked in translation and content editing, and more recently for the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and an EU agency. She holds a BA in Translation and Interpreting (English, German and Italian) from Madrid’s Universidad Pontificia Comillas, a MA in Human Rights from the University of Sussex, and is currently pursuing a degree in Law at UNED.