Team

Executive Dept.

  • Camila Pereira

    People and Culture Coordinator

    Camila has a degree in Business Administration from UFRRJ, with a postgraduate degree in Strategic People Management, and training as a professional coach and behavioral analyst (DISC). In the constant search for new knowledge, she is currently a psychology student at the Santa Úrsula University.

    She has worked in the human resources area of companies in different segments, with experience in talent attraction and selection, development and training, compensation and benefits, payroll and other actions related to people management.

    She believes in balancing the strategic objectives of the organization with actions that promote the well-being of people in order to develop a healthy environment. At iCS, she works in all the processes and activities for the administration of people and management, supporting the manager in the implementation of HR strategies, projects that strengthen the culture of the company, internal communication, research on organizational climate/engagement, positions and salaries and organizational structure, annual performance evaluation and personnel department/payroll.

    Camila Pereira

    People and Culture Coordinator

    Camila has a degree in Business Administration from UFRRJ, with a postgraduate degree in Strategic People Management, and training as a professional coach and behavioral analyst (DISC). In the constant search for new knowledge, she is currently a psychology student at the Santa Úrsula University. She has worked in the human resources area of companies in different segments, with experience in talent attraction and selection, development and training, compensation and benefits, payroll and other actions related to people management. She believes in balancing the strategic objectives of the organization with actions that promote the well-being of people in order to develop a healthy environment. At iCS, she works in all the processes and activities for the administration of people and management, supporting the manager in the implementation of HR strategies, projects that strengthen the culture of the company, internal communication, research on organizational climate/engagement, positions and salaries and organizational structure, […]

  • Cintya Feitosa

    Specialist in International Strategies

    Cintya has a master’s degree in management, specializing in sustainability, from the São Paulo School of Business Administration at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV EAESP), with research on the adaptation to climate change (2019). She is a specialist in international relations from the University of Brasília (2013), and has a degree in social communication and journalism from the Centro Universitário IESB (2010). She has worked in the planning of actions of coordination and communication in political mobilization, research in sustainability and socio-environmental causes since 2010. At iCS, she is responsible for advising the executive board in the structuring and monitoring of the international strategy of the organization, in order to improve the participation of iCS, the grantees and partners in debates, networks and international events that are relevant to the Brazilian climate agenda. She coordinates the operation of the Brazil Climate Action Hub, which is a space for civil society that was created for COP25, in Madrid, and which had its second edition at COP26, in Glasgow.

    Cintya Feitosa

    Specialist in International Strategies

    Cintya has a master’s degree in management, specializing in sustainability, from the São Paulo School of Business Administration at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV EAESP), with research on the adaptation to climate change (2019). She is a specialist in international relations from the University of Brasília (2013), and has a degree in social communication and journalism from the Centro Universitário IESB (2010). She has worked in the planning of actions of coordination and communication in political mobilization, research in sustainability and socio-environmental causes since 2010. At iCS, she is responsible for advising the executive board in the structuring and monitoring of the international strategy of the organization, in order to improve the participation of iCS, the grantees and partners in debates, networks and international events that are relevant to the Brazilian climate agenda. She coordinates the operation of the Brazil Climate Action Hub, which is a space for civil society […]

  • Izabour Martins

    Personnel Department Analyst

    Izabour has more than 10 years of experience working in personnel departments and human resources (generalist) and their subsystems She has extensive knowledge of the routines of people management, R&S, performance management, HOD projects, the planning and promotion of organizational culture and climate, internal communication, positions, salaries and benefits, among others. She has a degree in Human Resources Management and an MBA in Labor Legislation. She has worked in companies from different segments in tactical positions in both PD and HR procedures. She is professionally motivated by challenges and enjoys making a difference in people’s lives. At iCS, she is a people and culture analyst.

    Izabour Martins

    Personnel Department Analyst

    Izabour has more than 10 years of experience working in personnel departments and human resources (generalist) and their subsystems She has extensive knowledge of the routines of people management, R&S, performance management, HOD projects, the planning and promotion of organizational culture and climate, internal communication, positions, salaries and benefits, among others. She has a degree in Human Resources Management and an MBA in Labor Legislation. She has worked in companies from different segments in tactical positions in both PD and HR procedures. She is professionally motivated by challenges and enjoys making a difference in people’s lives. At iCS, she is a people and culture analyst.

  • Juliana Couto

    Specialist in Institutional Governance

    With international experience in Europe (France) and in Asia (Sri Lanka), Juliana Couto is an architect and an urbanist, with a postgraduate degree in project management from FGV. Her 31-year career has involved 23 years working with planning, portfolio and project management, integration, strategic planning, structuring and implementation of PMOs, in addition to supporting actions of compliance, ethics, corporate environmental management and sustainability. With PMO-CP – PMO Global Alliance certification and training in Design Thinking, Juliana has coordinated corporate projects and provided a systemic and integrated vision. She has worked as a volunteer, such as in the ‘Rebuild Sri-Lanka’ project, when she participated in four projects for the remediation of the effects of the tsunami in the reconstruction of affected villages. She has been at iCS, since November 2022, as a project coordinator for the executive board. She participates in the strategic planning and the integrated operational transition plan of the Institute.

    Juliana Couto

    Specialist in Institutional Governance

    With international experience in Europe (France) and in Asia (Sri Lanka), Juliana Couto is an architect and an urbanist, with a postgraduate degree in project management from FGV. Her 31-year career has involved 23 years working with planning, portfolio and project management, integration, strategic planning, structuring and implementation of PMOs, in addition to supporting actions of compliance, ethics, corporate environmental management and sustainability. With PMO-CP – PMO Global Alliance certification and training in Design Thinking, Juliana has coordinated corporate projects and provided a systemic and integrated vision. She has worked as a volunteer, such as in the ‘Rebuild Sri-Lanka’ project, when she participated in four projects for the remediation of the effects of the tsunami in the reconstruction of affected villages. She has been at iCS, since November 2022, as a project coordinator for the executive board. She participates in the strategic planning and the integrated operational transition plan of […]

  • Lucca Rizzo

    Specialist in Climate Finance

    Lucca is a lawyer, with a degree in law from PUC-Rio, with an academic exchange in social sciences at Sciences Po Paris, and has a master’s degree in international politics, from the  Institute of International Relations at PUC-Rio, where he wrote his dissertation on the financing of the Amazonian bio-economy.

    He worked for a multinational company in the energy sector at their Rio de Janeiro and Paris offices. He was an associate of the Mattos Filho office for more than 7 years, where he advised Brazilian and foreign clients about raising funds in the financial and capital markets and coordinated a series of initiatives and publications involving sustainable finance.

    He is a member of the Board of Favela Brass.

    Lucca Rizzo

    Specialist in Climate Finance

    Lucca is a lawyer, with a degree in law from PUC-Rio, with an academic exchange in social sciences at Sciences Po Paris, and has a master’s degree in international politics, from the  Institute of International Relations at PUC-Rio, where he wrote his dissertation on the financing of the Amazonian bio-economy. He worked for a multinational company in the energy sector at their Rio de Janeiro and Paris offices. He was an associate of the Mattos Filho office for more than 7 years, where he advised Brazilian and foreign clients about raising funds in the financial and capital markets and coordinated a series of initiatives and publications involving sustainable finance. He is a member of the Board of Favela Brass.

  • Maria E. Netto de A. C. Schneider

    Executive Director

    The new Executive Director of the Instituto Clima e Sociedade, Maria Netto, came from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), where she acted as the main specialist. Both at the IDB and at the New Development Bank, where she was head of the financial institutions division, she worked on the development of innovative financing programs and strategies with local financial institutions and capital markets to promote private sector investment in low-carbon and resilient projects. Previously, Maria worked at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), where she was responsible for overseeing global projects to help countries assess investment and financial flows and policy options for integrating green business into different sectors and economic activities. She has also served for more than 10 years at the Secretariat of the Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), where, among others, was responsible for leading the institution’s work on bilateral and multilateral financial cooperation, and for evaluating and monitoring investments and financial flows to address climate change and the development of carbon market mechanisms under the Kyoto Protocol. She holds a master’s degree in economics from the Institute of International Studies in Geneva.

    Maria E. Netto de A. C. Schneider

    Executive Director

    The new Executive Director of the Instituto Clima e Sociedade, Maria Netto, came from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), where she acted as the main specialist. Both at the IDB and at the New Development Bank, where she was head of the financial institutions division, she worked on the development of innovative financing programs and strategies with local financial institutions and capital markets to promote private sector investment in low-carbon and resilient projects. Previously, Maria worked at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), where she was responsible for overseeing global projects to help countries assess investment and financial flows and policy options for integrating green business into different sectors and economic activities. She has also served for more than 10 years at the Secretariat of the Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), where, among others, was responsible for leading the institution’s work on bilateral and multilateral financial cooperation, and for evaluating […]

  • Paula Shalders

    Specialist in Institutional Governance

    Paula has a degree in administration and a master’s degree in management from the Université Catholique de Louvain, in Belgium. She has a specialization in project management from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and postgraduate degrees in project management from FGV and in agile project management from XP Educação. She has worked in the multinational companies PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Essilor, as well as LLX Logística, Profarma and the Brazilian Olympic Committee, where she implemented a Program of Management, Ethics and Transparency in the 33 Brazilian sports Confederations, improving governance, transparency, strategy and compliance. At iCS, she is a specialist in Institutional Governance.

    Paula Shalders

    Specialist in Institutional Governance

    Paula has a degree in administration and a master’s degree in management from the Université Catholique de Louvain, in Belgium. She has a specialization in project management from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and postgraduate degrees in project management from FGV and in agile project management from XP Educação. She has worked in the multinational companies PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Essilor, as well as LLX Logística, Profarma and the Brazilian Olympic Committee, where she implemented a Program of Management, Ethics and Transparency in the 33 Brazilian sports Confederations, improving governance, transparency, strategy and compliance. At iCS, she is a specialist in Institutional Governance.

  • Silvana Pires

    People and Culture Manager

    Silvana is a senior HR executive with significant experience in companies from different segments and complexities, including industry, retail, sports confederations and startups. She has enhanced actions in the construction, reformulation and creation of the people area and its subsystems with a focus on happiness, performance and human development. She has almost 20 years of experience in HR, with just over 10 years of experience in strategic leadership positions, mainly focused on talent management, diversity and inclusion, talent attraction and recruitment, project management and the strengthening of culture. In her experiences as a leader in the HR area, she has managed all the subsystems, reformulated or created the employee experience, the area of learning and development, remuneration, well-being, talent management and performance management. Her profile is focused on results, always aligning the strategic objectives of the organization to people management. Silvana has worked as a business partner and has been successful in the building of relationships on the most diverse levels, operating as an agent for the common good.

    Silvana has a degree in business administration and a postgraduate degree in HR and a master’s degree in people management. She has also trained as a behavioral analyst and with integrated systemic coaching. She is a born communicator and her passion and motivation are the subjects of diversity and inclusion, on which she has been working in related projects: lecturing, creating actions or mediating on the subject in companies. In 2022, she is a finalist for the Ser Humano [Human Being] award by ABRH with the theme related to racial diversity.

    Silvana Pires

    People and Culture Manager

    Silvana is a senior HR executive with significant experience in companies from different segments and complexities, including industry, retail, sports confederations and startups. She has enhanced actions in the construction, reformulation and creation of the people area and its subsystems with a focus on happiness, performance and human development. She has almost 20 years of experience in HR, with just over 10 years of experience in strategic leadership positions, mainly focused on talent management, diversity and inclusion, talent attraction and recruitment, project management and the strengthening of culture. In her experiences as a leader in the HR area, she has managed all the subsystems, reformulated or created the employee experience, the area of learning and development, remuneration, well-being, talent management and performance management. Her profile is focused on results, always aligning the strategic objectives of the organization to people management. Silvana has worked as a business partner and has been […]

  • Thatiana Santos

    Executive Advisor

    Thatiana has a degree in journalism from FACHA, a master’s degree in political science from the Università degli Studi di Roma Tre and a post-graduate diploma in media relations. She has national and international experience in the areas of communication and journalism, with expertise in the development of projects in external communication, internal marketing and media relations. She worked for about 13 years as a reporter, press officer and as an internal communications consultant in Europe and the United States. Thatiana has worked with the monitoring and performance of readings and analyses of materials in the printed and electronic media. At iCS, she is responsible for the internal and external communication of the executive management.

    Thatiana Santos

    Executive Advisor

    Thatiana has a degree in journalism from FACHA, a master’s degree in political science from the Università degli Studi di Roma Tre and a post-graduate diploma in media relations. She has national and international experience in the areas of communication and journalism, with expertise in the development of projects in external communication, internal marketing and media relations. She worked for about 13 years as a reporter, press officer and as an internal communications consultant in Europe and the United States. Thatiana has worked with the monitoring and performance of readings and analyses of materials in the printed and electronic media. At iCS, she is responsible for the internal and external communication of the executive management.

Programmatic Dept.

  • Amanda Ohara

    Specialist in Fuels

    Amanda is a chemical engineer with a degree from Unicamp and a master’s degree in energy planning from COPPE/UFRJ. She has been working for more than 15 years in the Brazilian energy sector, occupying technical and coordination positions in institutions such as the Institute E + Energy Transition, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and Petrobras. At iCS, Amanda coordinates the Energy and Amazon initiative, which supports the energy transition in isolated systems and the universal access to clean energy in the Amazon region. She also coordinates the support related to energy efficiency in the Energy portfolio.

    Amanda Ohara

    Specialist in Fuels

    Amanda is a chemical engineer with a degree from Unicamp and a master’s degree in energy planning from COPPE/UFRJ. She has been working for more than 15 years in the Brazilian energy sector, occupying technical and coordination positions in institutions such as the Institute E + Energy Transition, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and Petrobras. At iCS, Amanda coordinates the Energy and Amazon initiative, which supports the energy transition in isolated systems and the universal access to clean energy in the Amazon region. She also coordinates the support related to energy efficiency in the Energy portfolio.

  • Américo Sampaio

    Engagement of Agents of Change and Communication Manager

    Américo Sampaio is a sociologist, with a post-graduate qualification in economics and government relations. He is a specialist in advocacy for public policies and was a campaign manager at Purpose Brasil. He coordinated civil society organizations such as Rede Nossa São Paulo and Comunitas. He was a member of the board of the School of Government of São Paulo and acted in campaigns that were focused on the environment and the Right to the City. He was a co-founder of Estrategia Brasil and a columnist for CBN radio. He is dedicated to techniques of research and social listening for campaigns involving causes. At iCS, he coordinates the Communication and Outreach Portfolio, which has the objectives to promote the capacity of campaigning, communication and outreach of civil society organizations in the socioenvironmental field. The aim is to mobilize the Brazilian population around key themes involving the climate issue in Brazil and, in particular, issues related to the Amazon.

    Américo Sampaio

    Engagement of Agents of Change and Communication Manager

    Américo Sampaio is a sociologist, with a post-graduate qualification in economics and government relations. He is a specialist in advocacy for public policies and was a campaign manager at Purpose Brasil. He coordinated civil society organizations such as Rede Nossa São Paulo and Comunitas. He was a member of the board of the School of Government of São Paulo and acted in campaigns that were focused on the environment and the Right to the City. He was a co-founder of Estrategia Brasil and a columnist for CBN radio. He is dedicated to techniques of research and social listening for campaigns involving causes. At iCS, he coordinates the Communication and Outreach Portfolio, which has the objectives to promote the capacity of campaigning, communication and outreach of civil society organizations in the socioenvironmental field. The aim is to mobilize the Brazilian population around key themes involving the climate issue in Brazil and, […]

  • Ana Julia Pereira de Moura Silva

    Project Analyst

    Ana Julia has a degree in International Relations from PUC-Rio and has an additional qualification in Management and Evaluation of Public Policies from the same institution. She worked as a research trainee at the Laboratory of Financing and International Cooperation for Development (LACID) of the Brics Policy Center and in studies about Chinese investments in Latin America and Energy Transition. In 2020-2021, she was awarded the Mitsubishi Corporation Scholarship, as a result of a partnership with the Institute of International Relations of PUC Rio for students with academic excellence. She was also part of the Projeto Geração Que Move 2022, which was a partnership between NOSSAS and UNICEF Brazil.

    At iCS, she works as a Project Analyst for the Programmatic Team.

    Ana Julia Pereira de Moura Silva

    Project Analyst

    Ana Julia has a degree in International Relations from PUC-Rio and has an additional qualification in Management and Evaluation of Public Policies from the same institution. She worked as a research trainee at the Laboratory of Financing and International Cooperation for Development (LACID) of the Brics Policy Center and in studies about Chinese investments in Latin America and Energy Transition. In 2020-2021, she was awarded the Mitsubishi Corporation Scholarship, as a result of a partnership with the Institute of International Relations of PUC Rio for students with academic excellence. She was also part of the Projeto Geração Que Move 2022, which was a partnership between NOSSAS and UNICEF Brazil. At iCS, she works as a Project Analyst for the Programmatic Team.

  • Caio Borges

    Climate Policy, Institutions and Law Manager

    Caio is a lawyer with a law degree from the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB), a master’s degree in law and development from the São Paulo Law School at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV-SP) and a doctorate in philosophy and the general theory of law from the University of São Paulo (USP). He was the coordinator of the programs of business, human rights, development and socio-environmental rights at Conectas Human Rights (2014-2019). During his master’s degree, he was a lecturer in sustainability management and was a researcher at the Center for Human Rights and Companies at FGV-SP. Before joining the third sector, he worked in the private financial sector. He has 10 years of experience in sustainable finance, companies and human rights and international development. He is a non-resident fellow of the Center for BRICS Studies at Fudan University (China) and the Center for Studies on Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean at the O.P. Jindal Global University (India). At iCS, he coordinates the law and climate portfolio, which aims to work with the Brazilian justice system to act proactively and assertively in the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

    Caio Borges

    Climate Policy, Institutions and Law Manager

    Caio is a lawyer with a law degree from the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB), a master’s degree in law and development from the São Paulo Law School at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV-SP) and a doctorate in philosophy and the general theory of law from the University of São Paulo (USP). He was the coordinator of the programs of business, human rights, development and socio-environmental rights at Conectas Human Rights (2014-2019). During his master’s degree, he was a lecturer in sustainability management and was a researcher at the Center for Human Rights and Companies at FGV-SP. Before joining the third sector, he worked in the private financial sector. He has 10 years of experience in sustainable finance, companies and human rights and international development. He is a non-resident fellow of the Center for BRICS Studies at Fudan University (China) and the Center for Studies on Africa, Latin America and […]

  • Carine Lacerda

    Specialist in Engagement of Private Sector

    Oceanographer, economist and with a master’s degree in geography. She worked for almost nine years in strategic consulting, with a focus on the management of non-renewable resources, especially fossil fuels in Latin America. Since 2015, she has been developing projects involving the environment and sustainability, working with the funding of conservation, urban sustainability and the implementation of the ESG agenda in infrastructure projects. She currently works as a Coordinator of the Initiative for the Redirecting of Investments in the Low Carbon Economy Portfolio of the Institute for Climate and Society.

    Carine Lacerda

    Specialist in Engagement of Private Sector

    Oceanographer, economist and with a master’s degree in geography. She worked for almost nine years in strategic consulting, with a focus on the management of non-renewable resources, especially fossil fuels in Latin America. Since 2015, she has been developing projects involving the environment and sustainability, working with the funding of conservation, urban sustainability and the implementation of the ESG agenda in infrastructure projects. She currently works as a Coordinator of the Initiative for the Redirecting of Investments in the Low Carbon Economy Portfolio of the Institute for Climate and Society.

  • Carmynie Xavier

    Specialist in Subnational and Legislative Climate Policy

    Carmynie has a master's degree in Rural Development from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and a degree in Environmental Management from IFRS-Campus Porto Alegre, with a university extension in the area of ​​Environmental Law from the Escola Superior de Advocacia – OAB/RS. She was the Manager of Green Finances at the Sustainable Rural Project – Bioma Cerrado for the Brazilian Institute of Development and Sustainability and a coordinator of the program for Young Sanitation Professionals at the Brazilian Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering – ABES, in Rio Grande do Sul. She taught at UERGS/Tapes in the discipline of the Management of Protected Areas and in the Integrated Technical Course of the Environment at IFRS/ Campus Bento Gonçalves. At the Brazil Climate Center, she worked as an Institutional Manager. She was also an Advocacy and Climate Justice Analyst at the Climate Reality Project Brasil, coordinating paradiplomacy strategies and supporting and promoting climate change policies. At iCS, she works as a Regulation Specialist.

    Carmynie Xavier

    Specialist in Subnational and Legislative Climate Policy

    Carmynie has a master's degree in Rural Development from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and a degree in Environmental Management from IFRS-Campus Porto Alegre, with a university extension in the area of ​​Environmental Law from the Escola Superior de Advocacia – OAB/RS. She was the Manager of Green Finances at the Sustainable Rural Project – Bioma Cerrado for the Brazilian Institute of Development and Sustainability and a coordinator of the program for Young Sanitation Professionals at the Brazilian Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering – ABES, in Rio Grande do Sul. She taught at UERGS/Tapes in the discipline of the Management of Protected Areas and in the Integrated Technical Course of the Environment at IFRS/ Campus Bento Gonçalves. At the Brazil Climate Center, she worked as an Institutional Manager. She was also an Advocacy and Climate Justice Analyst at the Climate Reality Project Brasil, coordinating paradiplomacy strategies […]

  • Fabiana Freitas

    Programmatic Administrative Analyst

    Fabiana has a degree in International Relations from the Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), where she analyzed social inequality in Asian countries.

    She began working in the third sector through her experience at NOSSAS. This is an organization focused on the promotion of social and urban activism, where she acquired experience in fundraising and in the operational sector of NGOs. At iCS, she is a Programmatic Administrative Analyst.

    Fabiana Freitas

    Programmatic Administrative Analyst

    Fabiana has a degree in International Relations from the Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), where she analyzed social inequality in Asian countries. She began working in the third sector through her experience at NOSSAS. This is an organization focused on the promotion of social and urban activism, where she acquired experience in fundraising and in the operational sector of NGOs. At iCS, she is a Programmatic Administrative Analyst.

  • Frederico Soares Machado

    Land Use, Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture Manager

    Frederico has an honor’s degree in Forest Engineering and a master’s degree in the Ecology of the Amazon and Natural Resource Management. He worked at WWF Brazil for almost 10 years (2014-2023) and headed the Zero Deforestation team – with 8 national and
    international strategies – and coordinated different multisectoral collectives, for example: the Rio Food Vision of the 2016 Olympics, the Cerrado Soy Working Group (GTC), and the Working Group of the Forest Code for the Brazilian Coalition on Climate, Forests and
    Agriculture. Previously, at IUCN (2008- 2014), he was the coordinator of the Amazon Office and the Program Officer for Brazil. At the beginning of his career, when working for the NGO PESACRE, Frederico had the opportunity to reside for four years in the forest, living
    with traditional communities in the Amazon. He concluded this period with the publication of a book that deals with one of the central themes of the bioeconomy; the community management of products from the socio-biodiversity. Frederico lives in Brasília, where he
    works as a volunteer to support families led by women in socially vulnerable situations. He is passionate about nature and has always been linked to conservation and sustainable development, as well as the defense of the rights of the indigenous peoples and traditional
    communities. At iCS, he coordinates the portfolio of Land Use and Food Systems.

    Frederico Soares Machado

    Land Use, Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture Manager

    Frederico has an honor’s degree in Forest Engineering and a master’s degree in the Ecology of the Amazon and Natural Resource Management. He worked at WWF Brazil for almost 10 years (2014-2023) and headed the Zero Deforestation team – with 8 national and international strategies – and coordinated different multisectoral collectives, for example: the Rio Food Vision of the 2016 Olympics, the Cerrado Soy Working Group (GTC), and the Working Group of the Forest Code for the Brazilian Coalition on Climate, Forests and Agriculture. Previously, at IUCN (2008- 2014), he was the coordinator of the Amazon Office and the Program Officer for Brazil. At the beginning of his career, when working for the NGO PESACRE, Frederico had the opportunity to reside for four years in the forest, living with traditional communities in the Amazon. He concluded this period with the publication of a book that deals with one of the […]

  • Guillaume Tessier

    Specialist in Land Use and Sustainable Agriculture

    Guillaume has a master’s degree in environmental sciences from the University of Toulouse, in France. His professional career began as a consultant in the dairy sector, offering technical expertise and support in the strategic planning for sustainability initiatives. He subsequently became the National Secretary of the Brazilian Committee in the International Dairy Federation, representing the Brazilian dairy sector and facilitating intersectoral dialogues in order to promote sustainable practices. His dedication to sustainability led him to recently act as Global Soy Leader at WWF-Brazil, arguing in favor of deforestation-free supply chains. Through engagement with the interested parties and the strategic application of advocacy, he has contributed to the advance of sustainable practices in the sectors of agricultural commodities. At iCS, he will work as a Specialist in Land Use and Sustainable Agriculture.

    Guillaume Tessier

    Specialist in Land Use and Sustainable Agriculture

    Guillaume has a master’s degree in environmental sciences from the University of Toulouse, in France. His professional career began as a consultant in the dairy sector, offering technical expertise and support in the strategic planning for sustainability initiatives. He subsequently became the National Secretary of the Brazilian Committee in the International Dairy Federation, representing the Brazilian dairy sector and facilitating intersectoral dialogues in order to promote sustainable practices. His dedication to sustainability led him to recently act as Global Soy Leader at WWF-Brazil, arguing in favor of deforestation-free supply chains. Through engagement with the interested parties and the strategic application of advocacy, he has contributed to the advance of sustainable practices in the sectors of agricultural commodities. At iCS, he will work as a Specialist in Land Use and Sustainable Agriculture.

  • Helena Gonçalves

    Specialist in Land Use and Sustainable Agriculture

    Helena is an environmental manager and has a master's degree in applied ecology from the University of São Paulo (ESALQ/USP). After graduation and during her master's degree, she worked on the evaluation of payment mechanisms for environmental services and the management of water resources. She has 14 years of experience in the socioenvironmental area and for nine years she has been dedicated mainly to the sustainability of production chains and food systems. She has worked and developed projects in the most diverse chains (from agricultural commodities to socio-biodiversity products and community forestry management) and in all the regions of the country. As a consultant, she has worked with verifications and appropriateness to standards of sustainability and the certification, analysis, construction and implementation of strategies for sustainability in these chains. She has also been involved with initiatives focused on the strengthening of socio-biodiversity chains and grassroots organizations, participatory planning, tools for traceability and incentives for good social practices, the reduction of deforestation and forest restoration. She also has experience with third-party evaluations of socioenvironmental projects, especially jurisdictional climate strategies. In 2017, she was a Fellow of the Community Solutions Program, which is a U.S. Department of State program. At iCS, she is a specialist in Land Use and Sustainable Agriculture.

    Helena Gonçalves

    Specialist in Land Use and Sustainable Agriculture

    Helena is an environmental manager and has a master's degree in applied ecology from the University of São Paulo (ESALQ/USP). After graduation and during her master's degree, she worked on the evaluation of payment mechanisms for environmental services and the management of water resources. She has 14 years of experience in the socioenvironmental area and for nine years she has been dedicated mainly to the sustainability of production chains and food systems. She has worked and developed projects in the most diverse chains (from agricultural commodities to socio-biodiversity products and community forestry management) and in all the regions of the country. As a consultant, she has worked with verifications and appropriateness to standards of sustainability and the certification, analysis, construction and implementation of strategies for sustainability in these chains. She has also been involved with initiatives focused on the strengthening of socio-biodiversity chains and grassroots organizations, participatory planning, tools for […]

  • Ivina Suzuki

    Energy Specialist

    She is a lawyer, with a master’s degree in Economic Law and Regulation from UCAM-RJ, MBAs in Business and Environmental Management, executive training in Modern Economy and international certification in PPP. She has 13 years of corporate experience in the private sector, having occupied strategic positions linked to regulatory, legal and institutional matters. In the segment of commodities, she has implemented regulatory opportunities, conducted investment approvals in urban expansion and mobility, and coordinated a public-private partnership. She was also a member of transport association committees, contributing in the strategic advocacy of the regulations, legal modernization and the transition between the regulatory frameworks. In the energy sector, where she has been working in recent years, she has conducted legal studies of regulatory and tax modeling for distributed generation projects and supported ESG projects. She is an Energy Specialist at iCS.

    Ivina Suzuki

    Energy Specialist

    She is a lawyer, with a master’s degree in Economic Law and Regulation from UCAM-RJ, MBAs in Business and Environmental Management, executive training in Modern Economy and international certification in PPP. She has 13 years of corporate experience in the private sector, having occupied strategic positions linked to regulatory, legal and institutional matters. In the segment of commodities, she has implemented regulatory opportunities, conducted investment approvals in urban expansion and mobility, and coordinated a public-private partnership. She was also a member of transport association committees, contributing in the strategic advocacy of the regulations, legal modernization and the transition between the regulatory frameworks. In the energy sector, where she has been working in recent years, she has conducted legal studies of regulatory and tax modeling for distributed generation projects and supported ESG projects. She is an Energy Specialist at iCS.

  • Joana Correia

    Energy Specialist

    She has a master’s degree in environmental engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto and a postgraduate qualification in Sustainability – ESG from Bureau Veritas. She has worked for over 11 years in environmental management, ESG and climate change, with experience in consultancy and the industrial and government sectors. She was a consultant for UNESCO for the development of solutions in sustainability with a focus on projects involving payments for environmental services. At the Suape Industrial and Port Complex, she worked as an ESG manager, leading projects to combat climate change and the engagement of the industrial sector, the port, universities and city halls in decarbonization. She is an Energy Specialist at iCS.

    Joana Correia

    Energy Specialist

    She has a master’s degree in environmental engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto and a postgraduate qualification in Sustainability – ESG from Bureau Veritas. She has worked for over 11 years in environmental management, ESG and climate change, with experience in consultancy and the industrial and government sectors. She was a consultant for UNESCO for the development of solutions in sustainability with a focus on projects involving payments for environmental services. At the Suape Industrial and Port Complex, she worked as an ESG manager, leading projects to combat climate change and the engagement of the industrial sector, the port, universities and city halls in decarbonization. She is an Energy Specialist at iCS.

  • Joaquim Rolim

    Energy Specialist – Northeast

    Joaquim is an electrical engineer, with extensive experience in energy and the industrial sector. He was a speaker at the COP26 and COP27 World Climate Conferences. He is currently a professor of postgraduation in strategic management in energy, renewable energy and green hydrogen. He has worked as an executive secretary of industry at SDE – the Secretariat for Economic Development of the Government of Ceará, the Coordinator of the Energy Chamber at the Consortium of Governors of the Northeast, as a member of the working group for the development of the Green Hydrogen Hub, an Energy Coordinator at FIEC, President of the Sector Chamber of Energy of ADECE, Consumer Advisor at Enel Ceará, Technical Director and Advisor at ABGD, Coordinator of the project for the new Wind and Solar Atlas of Ceará, digital and interactive, President and Director of Eletrobras Distribuição Acre, and Assistant to the Board at Eletrobras Distribuição Piauí. Furthermore, he has participated in the preparation of the Strategic Energy Route for the State of Ceará. At iCS, he is an Energy Specialist – Northeast

     

    Joaquim Rolim

    Energy Specialist – Northeast

    Joaquim is an electrical engineer, with extensive experience in energy and the industrial sector. He was a speaker at the COP26 and COP27 World Climate Conferences. He is currently a professor of postgraduation in strategic management in energy, renewable energy and green hydrogen. He has worked as an executive secretary of industry at SDE – the Secretariat for Economic Development of the Government of Ceará, the Coordinator of the Energy Chamber at the Consortium of Governors of the Northeast, as a member of the working group for the development of the Green Hydrogen Hub, an Energy Coordinator at FIEC, President of the Sector Chamber of Energy of ADECE, Consumer Advisor at Enel Ceará, Technical Director and Advisor at ABGD, Coordinator of the project for the new Wind and Solar Atlas of Ceará, digital and interactive, President and Director of Eletrobras Distribuição Acre, and Assistant to the Board at Eletrobras Distribuição […]

  • Julia Angel Santos de Souza

    Project Analyst

    Julia Angel has a degree in social sciences (UERJ), has been a social volunteer since she was 16, and is an educator and social communicator. She has a specialist qualification in public policies in Latin America from CLACSO and an MBA in project management and agile methodology. She has already worked on 200 social projects throughout Brazil, in educational and racial areas, with a focus on environmental racism in favelas, especially regarding solo motherhood and black genocide in Brazil. She has worked with business, is a leader and believes in being at the front of the power that the world needs. At iCS, she works as a Project Analyst for the Programmatic Team.

    Julia Angel Santos de Souza

    Project Analyst

    Julia Angel has a degree in social sciences (UERJ), has been a social volunteer since she was 16, and is an educator and social communicator. She has a specialist qualification in public policies in Latin America from CLACSO and an MBA in project management and agile methodology. She has already worked on 200 social projects throughout Brazil, in educational and racial areas, with a focus on environmental racism in favelas, especially regarding solo motherhood and black genocide in Brazil. She has worked with business, is a leader and believes in being at the front of the power that the world needs. At iCS, she works as a Project Analyst for the Programmatic Team.

  • Julia Norat Cavalcanti

    Specialist in Regulatory, Land Use Transition and Agriculture

    Julia is a lawyer and environmental scientist. She has a master’s degree in Sustainability Policy and Management at the Center for Sustainable Development (CDS) of the University of Brasília (UnB). She has already worked as a legal advisor in the Land Use Portfolio of FILE – the Foundation for International Law for the Environment. She was a legal-legislative advisor at the Secretary of State for the Environment of the Federal District (SEMA/DF). She also had experience as a consultant in agriculture and forestry at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), where she worked on projects of sustainable rural development and low carbon agriculture. At iCS, she works as a lawyer specializing in land use in the Climate and Law portfolio.

    Julia Norat Cavalcanti

    Specialist in Regulatory, Land Use Transition and Agriculture

    Julia is a lawyer and environmental scientist. She has a master’s degree in Sustainability Policy and Management at the Center for Sustainable Development (CDS) of the University of Brasília (UnB). She has already worked as a legal advisor in the Land Use Portfolio of FILE – the Foundation for International Law for the Environment. She was a legal-legislative advisor at the Secretary of State for the Environment of the Federal District (SEMA/DF). She also had experience as a consultant in agriculture and forestry at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), where she worked on projects of sustainable rural development and low carbon agriculture. At iCS, she works as a lawyer specializing in land use in the Climate and Law portfolio.

  • Julia Rosa Ferreira

    Specialist in Operations (programming and portfolio)

    Julia has a degree in International Relations from PUC-Rio and a postgraduate qualification in the Environment from Coppe/UFRJ, which focused on the area of climate change and international cooperation. Her experience includes working as an assistant researcher at the Socioenvironmental Platform of the BRICS Policy Center in the study of global environmental governance and international climate negotiations She was also a project analyst at the Brazilian Institute for Consumer Protection (Idec) between 2017 and 2022, in the area of management and fundraising of international projects. At Idec, she also coordinated several initiatives in the environmental area, such as the international campaign for Green Action Week and extensive market research on greenwashing. At iCS, she works as an advisor of the Programmatic Direction and is responsible for supporting the management activities of the department.

    Julia Rosa Ferreira

    Specialist in Operations (programming and portfolio)

    Julia has a degree in International Relations from PUC-Rio and a postgraduate qualification in the Environment from Coppe/UFRJ, which focused on the area of climate change and international cooperation. Her experience includes working as an assistant researcher at the Socioenvironmental Platform of the BRICS Policy Center in the study of global environmental governance and international climate negotiations She was also a project analyst at the Brazilian Institute for Consumer Protection (Idec) between 2017 and 2022, in the area of management and fundraising of international projects. At Idec, she also coordinated several initiatives in the environmental area, such as the international campaign for Green Action Week and extensive market research on greenwashing. At iCS, she works as an advisor of the Programmatic Direction and is responsible for supporting the management activities of the department.

  • Kamyla Borges Cunha

    Specialist in Land Use and Sustainable Agriculture

    Kamyla has a degree in law from the Faculty of Law at USP, a master’s degree and a PHD in the planning of energy systems from the Unicamp Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, focusing on the role of Brazil in international negotiations regarding global climate change. She worked for over 10 years at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, coordinating the electric energy portfolio. She was also a lecturer in chemical engineering and environmental sciences at UNIFESP/Diadema. She currently works at iCS, initially as the coordinator of the Kigali Project, whose focus is to promote the increase of energy efficiency with the transition to refrigerant gases with a lower global warming potential in the air conditioning sector in Brazil, and now as Coordinator of Food Systems.

    Kamyla Borges Cunha

    Specialist in Land Use and Sustainable Agriculture

    Kamyla has a degree in law from the Faculty of Law at USP, a master’s degree and a PHD in the planning of energy systems from the Unicamp Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, focusing on the role of Brazil in international negotiations regarding global climate change. She worked for over 10 years at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, coordinating the electric energy portfolio. She was also a lecturer in chemical engineering and environmental sciences at UNIFESP/Diadema. She currently works at iCS, initially as the coordinator of the Kigali Project, whose focus is to promote the increase of energy efficiency with the transition to refrigerant gases with a lower global warming potential in the air conditioning sector in Brazil, and now as Coordinator of Food Systems.

  • Leonildes Nazar

    Specialist in Engagement and Cities

    Leonildes is a political scientist and an internationalist from Maranhão. She is currently studying for a doctorate in politics at the Institute of Social and Political Studies at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (IESP-UERJ). For ten years, she has worked as a researcher, as an institutional advisor, and in projects for civil society organizations, especially in the agendas of climate change, socio-environmental justice and human rights; political sociology; and actors and themes of Brazilian foreign policy. She is a researcher at the World Political Analysis Laboratory (Labmundo) and at the Interdisciplinary Observatory on Climate Change (OIMC). Between 2019 and 2020, she was a visiting researcher at the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of California – Berkeley. At iCS, where she has worked since 2016, she is currently coordinating the activities of grants, mobilization and project management aimed at the civil society in the Amazon, in the portfolio of Communication and Outreach.

    Leonildes Nazar

    Specialist in Engagement and Cities

    Leonildes is a political scientist and an internationalist from Maranhão. She is currently studying for a doctorate in politics at the Institute of Social and Political Studies at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (IESP-UERJ). For ten years, she has worked as a researcher, as an institutional advisor, and in projects for civil society organizations, especially in the agendas of climate change, socio-environmental justice and human rights; political sociology; and actors and themes of Brazilian foreign policy. She is a researcher at the World Political Analysis Laboratory (Labmundo) and at the Interdisciplinary Observatory on Climate Change (OIMC). Between 2019 and 2020, she was a visiting researcher at the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of California – Berkeley. At iCS, where she has worked since 2016, she is currently coordinating the activities of grants, mobilization and project management aimed at the civil society in the Amazon, in […]

  • Maíra Fainguelernt

    Specialist in Engagement and Agents of Change

    Maíra is a geographer with a PhD in environment and society from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). She has had an interdisciplinary career and for over 10 years has been expanding her experience in the Brazilian Amazon with a focus on protected areas, riverside populations, environmental licensing and the impacts of large hydroelectric power plants. She is currently an associate researcher for the project of the São Paulo State Research Support Foundation (FAPESP) entitled “After the hydroelectric plants: social and environmental processes that occur after the construction of Belo Monte, Jirau and Santo Antônio in the Brazilian Amazon.” She is an associate editor of Revista Ambiente e Sociedade (ANPPAS) and a collaborator of the extension and culture program at the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Uni-Rio). At iCS, she coordinates the Land Use portfolio initiative aimed at the strengthening of local actors in the Legal Amazon and, in particular, with grants that have the objective of promoting more social and environmental justice among indigenous peoples and traditional communities and contributing to the conservation of the socio-biodiversity in the region.

    Maíra Fainguelernt

    Specialist in Engagement and Agents of Change

    Maíra is a geographer with a PhD in environment and society from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). She has had an interdisciplinary career and for over 10 years has been expanding her experience in the Brazilian Amazon with a focus on protected areas, riverside populations, environmental licensing and the impacts of large hydroelectric power plants. She is currently an associate researcher for the project of the São Paulo State Research Support Foundation (FAPESP) entitled “After the hydroelectric plants: social and environmental processes that occur after the construction of Belo Monte, Jirau and Santo Antônio in the Brazilian Amazon.” She is an associate editor of Revista Ambiente e Sociedade (ANPPAS) and a collaborator of the extension and culture program at the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Uni-Rio). At iCS, she coordinates the Land Use portfolio initiative aimed at the strengthening of local actors in the Legal […]

  • Marcela Gomes

    Project Analyst

    Marcela has a degree in Environmental Engineering from Fluminense Federal Institute (IFF) and a technical specialization in Workplace Safety, with 12 years of consolidated experience in the areas of safety, the environment and sustainability.

    Throughout her career, she has developed an expertise in the implementation and management of sustainability programs, focused on the reduction of CO2 emissions and corporate decarbonization. She has played a fundamental role in raising the awareness of employees, promoting an organizational culture aligned with sustainable principles.

    Furthermore, she has extensive work experience in the area of workplace safety, applying and monitoring strategic tools, providing specialized training courses and developing dashboards for the analysis of the performance and data in the area. She is a Project Analyst at iCS.

    Marcela Gomes

    Project Analyst

    Marcela has a degree in Environmental Engineering from Fluminense Federal Institute (IFF) and a technical specialization in Workplace Safety, with 12 years of consolidated experience in the areas of safety, the environment and sustainability. Throughout her career, she has developed an expertise in the implementation and management of sustainability programs, focused on the reduction of CO2 emissions and corporate decarbonization. She has played a fundamental role in raising the awareness of employees, promoting an organizational culture aligned with sustainable principles. Furthermore, she has extensive work experience in the area of workplace safety, applying and monitoring strategic tools, providing specialized training courses and developing dashboards for the analysis of the performance and data in the area. She is a Project Analyst at iCS.

  • Maria Eduarda Segovia

    Regulation Analyst

    Maria Eduarda has a law degree from PUC-Rio, with an emphasis on state and society, and is a postgraduate student and monitor of the specialization course in Brazilian environmental law at the same university. She was a junior legal analyst in the program of Climate Law and Governance of the CPI Brasil. As a researcher in the Law, Environment and Justice in the Anthropocene group (JUMA/NIMA/PUC-Rio), she was one of those responsible for developing the Climate Litigation Platform in Brazil. Furthermore, Maria Eduarda worked as a rapporteur for the Global Network on Climate Litigation of the Sabin Center (Columbia Law School), reviewing Brazilian judicial actions based on Global Litigations involving Climate Change. She has experience in research on climate change, environmental crime, environmental justice and the due diligence of human rights. At iCS, she is a regulation analyst in the portfolio of Climate Policy and Law.

    Maria Eduarda Segovia

    Regulation Analyst

    Maria Eduarda has a law degree from PUC-Rio, with an emphasis on state and society, and is a postgraduate student and monitor of the specialization course in Brazilian environmental law at the same university. She was a junior legal analyst in the program of Climate Law and Governance of the CPI Brasil. As a researcher in the Law, Environment and Justice in the Anthropocene group (JUMA/NIMA/PUC-Rio), she was one of those responsible for developing the Climate Litigation Platform in Brazil. Furthermore, Maria Eduarda worked as a rapporteur for the Global Network on Climate Litigation of the Sabin Center (Columbia Law School), reviewing Brazilian judicial actions based on Global Litigations involving Climate Change. She has experience in research on climate change, environmental crime, environmental justice and the due diligence of human rights. At iCS, she is a regulation analyst in the portfolio of Climate Policy and Law.

  • Pedro Zanetti

    Specialist in Land Use and Sustainable Agriculture

    Pedro is a Forestry Engineer and has a master’s degree in sustainable development practices from UFRuralRJ, with a 1-year sandwich period in the Netherlands, at the Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences. Over the past 10 years, he has managed projects and programs related to conservation, sustainable management and production, and the responsible purchasing of agricultural and forestry commodities. He worked as a senior programs manager at the United Kingdom embassy, ​​leading the portfolio of British grants linked to sustainable agriculture under the UK-Brazil partnership for green and inclusive growth. With German technical cooperation (GIZ), he has coordinated 3 projects linked to the bioeconomy, promoting the sustainable chain of cocoa and the diversified production in agroforestry systems in the Atlantic Forest and in the Amazon. Some of the main topics involved access to markets and credit, environmental regularization and the management of community-based enterprises. At Proforest, as a senior project manager, he coordinated projects related to the responsible purchase and production of agricultural and forestry commodities (soy, meat, sugar and palm oil), supporting large companies to implement their sustainability policies. He is a Specialist in Land Use and Sustainable Agriculture at ICS.

    Pedro Zanetti

    Specialist in Land Use and Sustainable Agriculture

    Pedro is a Forestry Engineer and has a master’s degree in sustainable development practices from UFRuralRJ, with a 1-year sandwich period in the Netherlands, at the Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences. Over the past 10 years, he has managed projects and programs related to conservation, sustainable management and production, and the responsible purchasing of agricultural and forestry commodities. He worked as a senior programs manager at the United Kingdom embassy, ​​leading the portfolio of British grants linked to sustainable agriculture under the UK-Brazil partnership for green and inclusive growth. With German technical cooperation (GIZ), he has coordinated 3 projects linked to the bioeconomy, promoting the sustainable chain of cocoa and the diversified production in agroforestry systems in the Atlantic Forest and in the Amazon. Some of the main topics involved access to markets and credit, environmental regularization and the management of community-based enterprises. At Proforest, as a senior […]

  • Roberto Kishinami

    Specialist Leader in Energy and Industry

    Roberto has a degree and a master’s degree in physics from the University of São Paulo (USP), and is a specialist on energy and climate change. He was a consultant to banks, energy companies, governments, law firms and civil society organizations for fifteen years. He was a director of Greenpeace in Brazil from 1994 to 2001, part of the international board of ActionAid and the Institute for Democracy and Sustainability. His portfolio at iCS aims to accelerate the Brazilian energy transition, through public policies that replace fossil sources with renewables, thereby promoting economic development and socio-environmental justice. He supervises the energy efficiency initiative and the implementation of the Institute E+ Energy Transition.

    Roberto Kishinami

    Specialist Leader in Energy and Industry

    Roberto has a degree and a master’s degree in physics from the University of São Paulo (USP), and is a specialist on energy and climate change. He was a consultant to banks, energy companies, governments, law firms and civil society organizations for fifteen years. He was a director of Greenpeace in Brazil from 1994 to 2001, part of the international board of ActionAid and the Institute for Democracy and Sustainability. His portfolio at iCS aims to accelerate the Brazilian energy transition, through public policies that replace fossil sources with renewables, thereby promoting economic development and socio-environmental justice. He supervises the energy efficiency initiative and the implementation of the Institute E+ Energy Transition.

  • Sarah Irffi

    Specialist in Climate Economy

    Sarah has a degree in International Relations from PUC-Minas, a master’s degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Economics from the Universidad de Concepción/ Chile, and a postgraduate degree in Environmental Project Management (PUC-Minas) and in the Formulation and Evaluation of Social Projects from UFMG. She was a coordinator of the National Program for the Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (PNR-GEE) in the National Policy Program on Climate Change – PoMuC and the Program for the Reduction of GHG Emissions (PREGEE) of the City Hall of Belo Horizonte. She has more than 10 years of experience working in the management, preparation and execution of important projects in the area of ​​climate change for the public and private sectors in Brazil. Furthermore, she has acted as a senior consultant on public policies for the climate for several international organizations, contributing to the development of studies and policies for the largest Brazilian cities. Sarah worked an impact evaluator of cooperation projects financed by multilateral organizations and in the private sector, proposing strategies, plans and actions to confront climate challenges for the different economic sectors. At iCS, she will work as a Specialist in Climate Economy.

    Sarah Irffi

    Specialist in Climate Economy

    Sarah has a degree in International Relations from PUC-Minas, a master’s degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Economics from the Universidad de Concepción/ Chile, and a postgraduate degree in Environmental Project Management (PUC-Minas) and in the Formulation and Evaluation of Social Projects from UFMG. She was a coordinator of the National Program for the Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (PNR-GEE) in the National Policy Program on Climate Change – PoMuC and the Program for the Reduction of GHG Emissions (PREGEE) of the City Hall of Belo Horizonte. She has more than 10 years of experience working in the management, preparation and execution of important projects in the area of ​​climate change for the public and private sectors in Brazil. Furthermore, she has acted as a senior consultant on public policies for the climate for several international organizations, contributing to the development of studies and policies for the largest Brazilian cities. […]

  • Tássia Assis

    Energy Specialist

    Tássia is an agribusiness engineer, with a degree from the Fluminense Federal University (UFF), a master’s degree in Transport Engineering from the Military Institute of Engineering (IME), and a PhD in Transport Engineering from COPPE/UFRJ. She has been working for 10 years in different areas of research and projects involving freight transport, urban mobility, energy and the environment; technical, economic and environmental feasibility studies; and the sustainable management of supply chains and sustainable logistics. She has worked as a researcher and consultant at the Brazilian Institute of Sustainable Transport (IBTS) and as a technical advisor for the Green Brazil Logistics Program (PLVB). She was a consultant for the World Bank, and has worked on projects for institutions such as IDB, MDR, GIZ and Sinochem. She is an Energy Specialist at iCS.

    Tássia Assis

    Energy Specialist

    Tássia is an agribusiness engineer, with a degree from the Fluminense Federal University (UFF), a master’s degree in Transport Engineering from the Military Institute of Engineering (IME), and a PhD in Transport Engineering from COPPE/UFRJ. She has been working for 10 years in different areas of research and projects involving freight transport, urban mobility, energy and the environment; technical, economic and environmental feasibility studies; and the sustainable management of supply chains and sustainable logistics. She has worked as a researcher and consultant at the Brazilian Institute of Sustainable Transport (IBTS) and as a technical advisor for the Green Brazil Logistics Program (PLVB). She was a consultant for the World Bank, and has worked on projects for institutions such as IDB, MDR, GIZ and Sinochem. She is an Energy Specialist at iCS.

  • Telma Pinheiro

    Specialist in Operations (management and transversality)

    Telma is a project leader with more than 20 years of experience in several areas, including civil society organizations, innovation, technology, retail and industry. She has a degree in Physics from the University of São Paulo and a specialization in Project Management from the University of West London. At iCS, she has worked on two transversal initiatives: Climate and Development; and the Electorate and the Amazon. Telma is currently working with the Communication and Engagement portfolio, performing the functions of coordination, project management and leadership of external evaluations.

    Telma Pinheiro

    Specialist in Operations (management and transversality)

  • Thais Ferraz

    Programmatic Director

    Thais has worked for over 15 years in sustainability management and has experience in the private sector and philanthropy. She was executive co-director of the Arapyaú Institute, which is a Brazilian foundation focused on sustainable development. While working at the
    institute, she developed, together with several partners, the first blended finance instrument for the bioeconomy in Brazil. She previously worked at Natura, where she began her career as a trainee and was involved in innovation, socioenvironmental management and bioeconomy.

    She has a degree in biological sciences from Unicamp, with an emphasis on sustainable agriculture from the University of Nebraska. She specialized in socioenvironmental management at FIAUSP, with a certification in project management from PMI and executive
    training in adaptive leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School. She is a volunteer advisor at IAMAP – the Institute of Support to MapBiomas and the Tabôa Community Foundation. She also works as a teacher of sustainability for MBA courses. At iCS she is the director of the programmatic area.

    Thais Ferraz

    Programmatic Director

    Thais has worked for over 15 years in sustainability management and has experience in the private sector and philanthropy. She was executive co-director of the Arapyaú Institute, which is a Brazilian foundation focused on sustainable development. While working at the institute, she developed, together with several partners, the first blended finance instrument for the bioeconomy in Brazil. She previously worked at Natura, where she began her career as a trainee and was involved in innovation, socioenvironmental management and bioeconomy. She has a degree in biological sciences from Unicamp, with an emphasis on sustainable agriculture from the University of Nebraska. She specialized in socioenvironmental management at FIAUSP, with a certification in project management from PMI and executive training in adaptive leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School. She is a volunteer advisor at IAMAP – the Institute of Support to MapBiomas and the Tabôa Community Foundation. She also works as a teacher […]

  • Victoria Santos

    Energy and Industry Manager

    Victoria is a chemical engineer, with a master’s degree and a PhD in Energy and Environmental Planning from COPPE/UFRJ in the field of industrial ecology (circular economy) and biorefining. As an engineer, she has worked in the chemical industry in the automation and optimization of production processes for basic inputs. As a researcher, she has worked on a project to restructure the environmental management system of a private company, as well as carrying out research at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​in Spain, and at the Technical University of Delft, in the Netherlands, in the area of ​​the metabolic evaluation of socioecological systems and industrial symbiosis. In recent years, she has worked as a coordinator of Competitive Intelligence at the SENAI Institute of Innovation in Biosynthetics and Fibers | SENAI CETIQT and was a technical supervisor for the Center of Sustainability and Circular Economy (NuSEC) at the same institution, dedicating herself to technological innovation for a sustainable and circular bioeconomy. Currently, she coordinates the just transition initiative for industry at the Institute for Climate and Society (iCS) with the objective of contributing to the reduction of emissions from the Brazilian industrial sector aligned with social justice.

    Victoria Santos

    Energy and Industry Manager

    Victoria is a chemical engineer, with a master’s degree and a PhD in Energy and Environmental Planning from COPPE/UFRJ in the field of industrial ecology (circular economy) and biorefining. As an engineer, she has worked in the chemical industry in the automation and optimization of production processes for basic inputs. As a researcher, she has worked on a project to restructure the environmental management system of a private company, as well as carrying out research at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​in Spain, and at the Technical University of Delft, in the Netherlands, in the area of ​​the metabolic evaluation of socioecological systems and industrial symbiosis. In recent years, she has worked as a coordinator of Competitive Intelligence at the SENAI Institute of Innovation in Biosynthetics and Fibers | SENAI CETIQT and was a technical supervisor for the Center of Sustainability and Circular Economy (NuSEC) at the same institution, dedicating […]

  • Walter Figueiredo De Simoni

    Specialist Leader in Climate Governance, Subnational and Economic Instruments

    Walter has over 15 years of experience in climate policy, with a focus on subnational policies. He was previously Director of Political Coordination and Dialogue at the Talanoa Institute, coordinator of Climate and Cities at WRI Brasil and Superintendent of the Green Economy of the State of Rio de Janeiro. Walter has a degree in Economics and Environmental Studies from the Tufts University in Boston. He currently coordinates the subnational initiative at the Institute for Climate and Society (iCS) that seeks to strengthen actions of mitigation and climate adaptation in the states and municipalities.

    Walter Figueiredo De Simoni

    Specialist Leader in Climate Governance, Subnational and Economic Instruments

    Walter has over 15 years of experience in climate policy, with a focus on subnational policies. He was previously Director of Political Coordination and Dialogue at the Talanoa Institute, coordinator of Climate and Cities at WRI Brasil and Superintendent of the Green Economy of the State of Rio de Janeiro. Walter has a degree in Economics and Environmental Studies from the Tufts University in Boston. He currently coordinates the subnational initiative at the Institute for Climate and Society (iCS) that seeks to strengthen actions of mitigation and climate adaptation in the states and municipalities.

Partnerships, Events, Communications and Knowledge Dept.

  • Adriano Andrade

    Events and Travel Coordinator

    Adriano has a postgraduate qualification in International Business Management from the Faculdade Capital Federal and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the Veiga de Almeida University. He has worked in the area of ​​international business development at the India/Brazil Chamber of Commerce (2018 – 2021), in the areas of internationalization and the organization of corporate events and business missions to India, which gave him the opportunity to accompany a Brazilian delegation to the Asian country. At the same time, he provided support to the operations of the Honorable Consulate General of India in Rio de Janeiro in consular and administrative areas and at official events and receptions. More recently, Adriano was an analyst of events at the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI). At iCS, Adriano coordinates the operation of our events

    Adriano Andrade

    Events and Travel Coordinator

    Adriano has a postgraduate qualification in International Business Management from the Faculdade Capital Federal and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the Veiga de Almeida University. He has worked in the area of ​​international business development at the India/Brazil Chamber of Commerce (2018 – 2021), in the areas of internationalization and the organization of corporate events and business missions to India, which gave him the opportunity to accompany a Brazilian delegation to the Asian country. At the same time, he provided support to the operations of the Honorable Consulate General of India in Rio de Janeiro in consular and administrative areas and at official events and receptions. More recently, Adriano was an analyst of events at the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI). At iCS, Adriano coordinates the operation of our events

  • Alice de Moraes Amorim Vogas

    Partnerships, Communication and Knowledge Director

    Alice de Moraes Amorim Vogas is a specialist on climate policy, has a degree in Law from UERJ – the State University of Rio de Janeiro and an MSc in the Political Economy of Late Development from LSE – the London School of Economics. Alice started her career in the corporate world as a lawyer at the Grupo Icatu and has a decade of experience in the field of international and sustainable development, with involvement in civil society, academia and philanthropy. Alice was a member of GiP – Public Interest Management, a Coordinator of the Policy and Engagement Program of iCS – the Institute for Climate and Society, a Humboldt Chancellor Fellow, based in the Cabinet of Deputy Lisa Badum (the Green Party) in the Bundestag (German Parliament) and Senior Lead at WINGS, where she coordinated the global movement #PhilanthropyForClimate. Alice is the Director of Partnerships and Communications of iCS.

    Alice de Moraes Amorim Vogas

    Partnerships, Communication and Knowledge Director

    Alice de Moraes Amorim Vogas is a specialist on climate policy, has a degree in Law from UERJ – the State University of Rio de Janeiro and an MSc in the Political Economy of Late Development from LSE – the London School of Economics. Alice started her career in the corporate world as a lawyer at the Grupo Icatu and has a decade of experience in the field of international and sustainable development, with involvement in civil society, academia and philanthropy. Alice was a member of GiP – Public Interest Management, a Coordinator of the Policy and Engagement Program of iCS – the Institute for Climate and Society, a Humboldt Chancellor Fellow, based in the Cabinet of Deputy Lisa Badum (the Green Party) in the Bundestag (German Parliament) and Senior Lead at WINGS, where she coordinated the global movement #PhilanthropyForClimate. Alice is the Director of Partnerships and Communications of iCS.

  • Camila Moura

    Partnership Analyst

    She has a degree in Political Science from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) and is part of the Feminist Action for Climate Justice Action Coalition of UN Women as a youth leader. She has already worked as a volunteer in the #tmjUNICEF program of UNICEF Brazil, as a
    CNPQ researcher during her degree course, in addition to having had a short spell as a government trainee at the Ministry of the Economy. During her time in the third sector, she has worked in the area of policy and governance helping to strengthen the international network of mayors in favor of artisanal fishery and in the organization of thematic panels at the national and international level.

    Camila Moura

    Partnership Analyst

    She has a degree in Political Science from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) and is part of the Feminist Action for Climate Justice Action Coalition of UN Women as a youth leader. She has already worked as a volunteer in the #tmjUNICEF program of UNICEF Brazil, as a CNPQ researcher during her degree course, in addition to having had a short spell as a government trainee at the Ministry of the Economy. During her time in the third sector, she has worked in the area of policy and governance helping to strengthen the international network of mayors in favor of artisanal fishery and in the organization of thematic panels at the national and international level.

  • Deborah Cardoso

    Specialist in Partnerships

    Deborah has a degree in Public Relations (UERJ) and is a specialist in Marketing (Ibmec) and in Economics and Sustainability Management (UFRJ), in addition to having a master’s degree in Public Policies, Strategies and Development (Institute of Economics / UFRJ). She was a participating researcher at the Latin-American Center for Interdisciplinary Training (CELFI) of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation in Argentina and is a climate leader for The Climate Reality Project – Virtual edition.

    For more than 15 years, she has worked with communication and strategy for products and services in organizations of different segments and sizes, developing analytical capabilities and integrated visions in problem solving. From a socioenvironmental perspective, she has worked on climate policy fronts, supporting communication and strategies for the mobilization of the climate agenda at the subnational level. She has also expanded the visibility of the work developed in the promotion of solar energy in Rio de Janeiro favelas.

    In other areas, she has contributed to the development and monitoring of products and services; relationships with clients; market analysis and research; deployment of goals; definition of KPI and the monitoring of results on several business fronts, with an emphasis on the sectors of industry, telecommunications, insurance and education.

    Deborah Cardoso

    Specialist in Partnerships

    Deborah has a degree in Public Relations (UERJ) and is a specialist in Marketing (Ibmec) and in Economics and Sustainability Management (UFRJ), in addition to having a master’s degree in Public Policies, Strategies and Development (Institute of Economics / UFRJ). She was a participating researcher at the Latin-American Center for Interdisciplinary Training (CELFI) of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation in Argentina and is a climate leader for The Climate Reality Project – Virtual edition. For more than 15 years, she has worked with communication and strategy for products and services in organizations of different segments and sizes, developing analytical capabilities and integrated visions in problem solving. From a socioenvironmental perspective, she has worked on climate policy fronts, supporting communication and strategies for the mobilization of the climate agenda at the subnational level. She has also expanded the visibility of the work developed in the promotion of solar […]

  • João Pedro Cavalcanti

    João Pedro Cavalcanti holds a degree in Foreign Languages Applied to International Negotiations with an emphasis on entrepreneurship and social innovation from the Celso Suckow da Fonseca Federal Center of Technological Education (CEFET/RJ). As a mobilizer and social activist, João applies concepts such as climate justice, mitigation agendas, adaptation, and transition in vulnerable territories and communities in the Metropolitan Region of Rio de Janeiro, working with networks like the Climate Change Coalition and Young Climate Negotiators. In the nonprofit sector, he has experience with ESG evaluation and monitoring processes, impact report development, facilitation of social innovation methodologies, project and small business management, advocacy, and political influence. At iCS, he is a Partnership Analyst I.

    João Pedro Cavalcanti

    João Pedro Cavalcanti holds a degree in Foreign Languages Applied to International Negotiations with an emphasis on entrepreneurship and social innovation from the Celso Suckow da Fonseca Federal Center of Technological Education (CEFET/RJ). As a mobilizer and social activist, João applies concepts such as climate justice, mitigation agendas, adaptation, and transition in vulnerable territories and communities in the Metropolitan Region of Rio de Janeiro, working with networks like the Climate Change Coalition and Young Climate Negotiators. In the nonprofit sector, he has experience with ESG evaluation and monitoring processes, impact report development, facilitation of social innovation methodologies, project and small business management, advocacy, and political influence. At iCS, he is a Partnership Analyst I.

  • João Pedro Rocha

    Partnerships and Relationship with Funders Coordinator

    João Pedro Rocha is a PhD student in Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policies at the University of Lisbon. He has a master’s degree in Urban Engineering with an emphasis on Territorial Planning and Management and a degree in Public Management for Economic and Social Development with an emphasis on the Public Sector, both from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. During his degree, he studied for one semester at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA, as part of the Diversity program.

    With more than 10 years of professional experience, João worked at ITDP Brasil, in the areas of management, financial planning, data analysis and public policies and at the Chamber of Councillors of Rio de Janeiro as a coordinator of technical content and climate and environment advisor. In this process, he contributed to two pioneering laws in Brazil, which recognize and declare the climate emergency and implement climate education into schools in Rio de Janeiro.

    João Pedro Rocha

    Partnerships and Relationship with Funders Coordinator

    João Pedro Rocha is a PhD student in Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policies at the University of Lisbon. He has a master’s degree in Urban Engineering with an emphasis on Territorial Planning and Management and a degree in Public Management for Economic and Social Development with an emphasis on the Public Sector, both from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. During his degree, he studied for one semester at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA, as part of the Diversity program. With more than 10 years of professional experience, João worked at ITDP Brasil, in the areas of management, financial planning, data analysis and public policies and at the Chamber of Councillors of Rio de Janeiro as a coordinator of technical content and climate and environment advisor. In this process, he contributed to two pioneering laws in Brazil, which recognize and declare the climate emergency and implement […]

  • Larissa Linder

    Specialist in Knowledge Management

    She has a degree in Journalism from UFSC, studying for her final year at UFRJ, and is a postgraduate student in Sustainability at Insper. She has worked in the editorial departments of the newspapers O Estado de S. Paulo, Diário Catarinense, as well as Deutsche Welle Brasil (Germany). Working as a reporter, she mainly wrote about economics, politics and the environment, having contributed to publications such as UOL, The Intercept Brasil and De Olho nos Ruralistas. She has also worked in public relations and institutional communication, both in the public (Artesp) and private (Banco BTG Pactual) sectors. From 2020 onwards, she began working in the area of ​​communications and has been focused on sustainability, a topic with which she has been fascinated from the beginning. At iCS, she is a Specialist in Knowledge Management.

    Larissa Linder

    Specialist in Knowledge Management

    She has a degree in Journalism from UFSC, studying for her final year at UFRJ, and is a postgraduate student in Sustainability at Insper. She has worked in the editorial departments of the newspapers O Estado de S. Paulo, Diário Catarinense, as well as Deutsche Welle Brasil (Germany). Working as a reporter, she mainly wrote about economics, politics and the environment, having contributed to publications such as UOL, The Intercept Brasil and De Olho nos Ruralistas. She has also worked in public relations and institutional communication, both in the public (Artesp) and private (Banco BTG Pactual) sectors. From 2020 onwards, she began working in the area of ​​communications and has been focused on sustainability, a topic with which she has been fascinated from the beginning. At iCS, she is a Specialist in Knowledge Management.

  • Marisa Bastos

    Institutional Communication and Knowledge Manager

    Marisa has a degree in social communication, specializing in journalism, from FACHA. She has post-graduate qualifications in project management from the School of Engineering at UFF, and in business communication, at the Cândido Mendes University. Her professional experience includes working as a communications manager at Apex, linked to the MRE, where she implemented the strategic international communication to the United States, the European Union, and China. She reformulated the processes of internal communication and digital communication, as well as coordinating the press support team. Marisa also worked for the candidature, and subsequently for the organizing committee, of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. As communications manager, she headed the strategic communication plan – which involved five years of work until the Games began, and then the communication of Casa Brasil for the London Olympic Games. She was an observer at the Olympic Games in London (summer) and Sochi (winter) for the press operation and relations. She has also worked for the Consórcio Estreito Energia (CESTE), in the construction of the Estreito hydroelectric plant, in Maranhão, where she managed the press support teams, events, communication with impacted communities and internal communications. Marisa worked with the Kigali Project and the implementation of the Institute E+ Energy Transition, and, at iCS, is the head of communication.

    Marisa Bastos

    Institutional Communication and Knowledge Manager

    Marisa has a degree in social communication, specializing in journalism, from FACHA. She has post-graduate qualifications in project management from the School of Engineering at UFF, and in business communication, at the Cândido Mendes University. Her professional experience includes working as a communications manager at Apex, linked to the MRE, where she implemented the strategic international communication to the United States, the European Union, and China. She reformulated the processes of internal communication and digital communication, as well as coordinating the press support team. Marisa also worked for the candidature, and subsequently for the organizing committee, of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. As communications manager, she headed the strategic communication plan – which involved five years of work until the Games began, and then the communication of Casa Brasil for the London Olympic Games. She was an observer at the Olympic Games in London (summer) and Sochi (winter) for the […]

  • Matheus Dantas

    Institutional Communications Analyst

    Matheus has a degree in Social Communications – Journalism from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and is currently studying for a master’s degree in Information Science at the same institution, where he is researching data activism. He has a postgraduate degree in Diplomacy and International Relations and experience in the research, analysis and communication of data in policy projects, climate change, public transparency, citizen science, civic innovation and urban mobility. He was a founding member of the Citizen Innovation Laboratory at UFRJ, where he was a Project Manager for almost five years, and he has also worked at ITDP Brasil, Transparência Brasil, the Brazilian Institute of Information in Science and Technology (IBICT) and in political campaigns. He is currently an Impact Officer at Global Shapers Rio. At iCS, Matheus is an institutional communications analyst.

    Matheus Dantas

    Institutional Communications Analyst

    Matheus has a degree in Social Communications – Journalism from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and is currently studying for a master’s degree in Information Science at the same institution, where he is researching data activism. He has a postgraduate degree in Diplomacy and International Relations and experience in the research, analysis and communication of data in policy projects, climate change, public transparency, citizen science, civic innovation and urban mobility. He was a founding member of the Citizen Innovation Laboratory at UFRJ, where he was a Project Manager for almost five years, and he has also worked at ITDP Brasil, Transparência Brasil, the Brazilian Institute of Information in Science and Technology (IBICT) and in political campaigns. He is currently an Impact Officer at Global Shapers Rio. At iCS, Matheus is an institutional communications analyst.

  • Rachel Vita

    Specialist in Institutional Communication

    Rachel Vita has a degree in Social Communication, with a specialization in Journalism fromFACHA. She has worked in the main newsrooms of Brazilian newspapers and was
    responsible for the curation of event content, especially in the areas of sustainability and
    innovation. Among her work experiences, she was responsible for the economics and
    political editorials of the newspaper O DIA; she was assistant editor of the websites of the O
    Globo and Extra newspapers; she has been curator of events with more than 300 national and
    international speakers, in Bahia; and she was a consultant in the creation of the Climate
    Change Panel of Salvador. She won the Esso awards for Journalism, in the southeast
    category; Child Friendly Journalist, of ANDI; and was a finalist in the HSBC award for the
    Press and Sustainability. She specialized in Economics for Journalists at the Institute of
    Economics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), is concluding an MBA in
    Marketing and Branding and participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program
    (IVLP). She enjoys storytelling and, throughout her career, has sought to connect people with
    their experiences, interests, knowledge and backgrounds, through different platforms of
    content and communication. She believes in working in a network in order to maximise
    impacts and achievements.

    Rachel Vita

    Specialist in Institutional Communication

    Rachel Vita has a degree in Social Communication, with a specialization in Journalism fromFACHA. She has worked in the main newsrooms of Brazilian newspapers and was responsible for the curation of event content, especially in the areas of sustainability and innovation. Among her work experiences, she was responsible for the economics and political editorials of the newspaper O DIA; she was assistant editor of the websites of the O Globo and Extra newspapers; she has been curator of events with more than 300 national and international speakers, in Bahia; and she was a consultant in the creation of the Climate Change Panel of Salvador. She won the Esso awards for Journalism, in the southeast category; Child Friendly Journalist, of ANDI; and was a finalist in the HSBC award for the Press and Sustainability. She specialized in Economics for Journalists at the Institute of Economics at the Federal University of Rio […]

Operations and Finance Dept.

  • Adriana Moura

    Financial manager

    Adriana is a certified accountant, post- graduated in accounting and auditing at UFF as well as in project management at Esalq/USP. Her professional life in the period of 1999 to 2020 was at Ford Foundation Brazil Office on a variety of projects, most recently her role was Finance Manager and Local Coordinator for People & Culture. She is an associate at Spring Strategies in Strategic Finance. Before joint iCS’s team, she has been an independent consultant supporting Brazilian civil society organization to strength their finance resilience. At ICS, she coordinates operational and finance areas.

    Adriana Moura

    Financial manager

    Adriana is a certified accountant, post- graduated in accounting and auditing at UFF as well as in project management at Esalq/USP. Her professional life in the period of 1999 to 2020 was at Ford Foundation Brazil Office on a variety of projects, most recently her role was Finance Manager and Local Coordinator for People & Culture. She is an associate at Spring Strategies in Strategic Finance. Before joint iCS’s team, she has been an independent consultant supporting Brazilian civil society organization to strength their finance resilience. At ICS, she coordinates operational and finance areas.

  • Ana Beatriz Fandinho

    Purchases and Contracts Coordinator

    Ana Beatriz has a degree in International Relations from Ibmec – RJ (2011), a master’s degree in International Business Administration from Newcastle University, in the United Kingdom (2014), and a postgraduate degree in Financial Management from FGV –RJ (2020). She has worked as a contracting assistant for goods and services at Petrobras, as a visiting translator at Fiocruz, and as an English teacher. In 2017, Ana Beatriz began working at iCS in the Department of Operations and Finance and she has worked in several sub-departments, such as accounts payable, treasury, accounting for funders, events, contracting of goods and services, and the management and implementation of systems, among others. Since 2022, she has been one of the coordinators of the department, focusing her work on the area of​​purchases and contracts in 2023.

    Ana Beatriz Fandinho

    Purchases and Contracts Coordinator

    Ana Beatriz has a degree in International Relations from Ibmec – RJ (2011), a master’s degree in International Business Administration from Newcastle University, in the United Kingdom (2014), and a postgraduate degree in Financial Management from FGV –RJ (2020). She has worked as a contracting assistant for goods and services at Petrobras, as a visiting translator at Fiocruz, and as an English teacher. In 2017, Ana Beatriz began working at iCS in the Department of Operations and Finance and she has worked in several sub-departments, such as accounts payable, treasury, accounting for funders, events, contracting of goods and services, and the management and implementation of systems, among others. Since 2022, she has been one of the coordinators of the department, focusing her work on the area of​​purchases and contracts in 2023.

  • Camila Sampaio

    Purchases and Contracts Analyst

    Camila has a degree in Business Administration from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) and also a technician qualification in Business Administration from CEFET RJ. She has more than 10 years of experience in the administrative area in large national and multinational companies. At her last employment, she further developed her skills in the areas of purchases and administration. At iCS, she will work as a Purchases and Contracts Analyst.

    Camila Sampaio

    Purchases and Contracts Analyst

    Camila has a degree in Business Administration from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) and also a technician qualification in Business Administration from CEFET RJ. She has more than 10 years of experience in the administrative area in large national and multinational companies. At her last employment, she further developed her skills in the areas of purchases and administration. At iCS, she will work as a Purchases and Contracts Analyst.

  • Carlos Thadeu

    Innovation and Technology Analyst

    Carlos Thadeu obtained a degree in Computer Networking from the Politécnico da Universidade Estácio de Sá in 2011. He had an internship at the Electronic Computing Center of UFRJ, where he also worked in IT Support for the Network of Computers and Servers in the Engineering Program of Systems and Computing at Coppe, which is one of the largest teaching and research centers for engineering in Latin America. Thadeu is also qualified as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and he has worked for several companies in the technology area. He started working at the Institute for Climate and Society in June 2014 as a service provider and, since August 2022, he has been an Innovation and Technology Analyst of the DIT, at iCS.

    Carlos Thadeu

    Innovation and Technology Analyst

    Carlos Thadeu obtained a degree in Computer Networking from the Politécnico da Universidade Estácio de Sá in 2011. He had an internship at the Electronic Computing Center of UFRJ, where he also worked in IT Support for the Network of Computers and Servers in the Engineering Program of Systems and Computing at Coppe, which is one of the largest teaching and research centers for engineering in Latin America. Thadeu is also qualified as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and he has worked for several companies in the technology area. He started working at the Institute for Climate and Society in June 2014 as a service provider and, since August 2022, he has been an Innovation and Technology Analyst of the DIT, at iCS.

  • Daiana Aleixo

    Purchases and Contracts Analyst

    Daiana has more than 14 years of experience in the area of purchases/supplies and significant skills in the negotiation and interpersonal communication with internal clients and suppliers with the aim of providing an excellent service.

    She has a degree in Administration and a postgraduate qualification in Business Management. At iCS, she works as a purchases and contracts analyst. She assists in the structuring and organization of the purchase and contract processes and in the use of the Protheus system together with the DOF team.

    Daiana Aleixo

    Purchases and Contracts Analyst

    Daiana has more than 14 years of experience in the area of purchases/supplies and significant skills in the negotiation and interpersonal communication with internal clients and suppliers with the aim of providing an excellent service. She has a degree in Administration and a postgraduate qualification in Business Management. At iCS, she works as a purchases and contracts analyst. She assists in the structuring and organization of the purchase and contract processes and in the use of the Protheus system together with the DOF team.

  • Fernanda Soares da Silva

    Accounts Payable Analyst

    Fernanda has a degree in in Management Processes from the Estácio de Sá University and is studying for an MBA in Controllership and Finance at IBMEC. She has been working in the financial area for 5 years in the accounts payable sector. In the last four years, she was working in the Shared Services Center (SSC) of a shopping center administrator – Ancar Ivanhoe. She was responsible for the accounts payable sector of 3 shopping malls of the group. At iCS, she will manage the accounts payable and receivable, guaranteeing that they comply with the internal policies of iCS and with current accounting and tax legislation.

    Fernanda Soares da Silva

    Accounts Payable Analyst