Engagement lead, South America
Trase - Global Canopy
I am currently working as engagement lead for South America at the Trase initiative, intelligence for sustainable trade. Trase is an initiative led by the Stockholm Environment Institute and the Global Canopy to increase the transparency and sustainability of commodity supply chains. I hold a Ph.D in land system sciences from Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), Belgium. I studied the stickiness of agricultural supply chains. My topics of interest involve land use science and policy, agricultural trade and supply chains, economic incentives and market-based instruments for conservation and restoration of native vegetation, land-tenure, and climate politics and policy. I am bachelor in international relations, specialized in management and assessment of public policies, and also in international business and trade. I am also master of sciences in environmental policy. In the last years, I have been through a diversified range of professional experiences, from analyst in fostering micro and small businesses in a public-private partnership, through running my own logistics enterprise, to being an environmental policy researcher and project's coordinator at a Brazilian NGO dedicated to the Amazon and Cerrado biomes and peoples.