2016. Climate change economic instruments for the State of São Paulo, Brazil. Greendomuns Consulting and Inter-American Development Bank.
Advised the State government and produced a report on the international experience in using economic instruments to tackle climate change. Advise based on cases such as the Western Climate Initiative, the energy tax in Boulder, Colorado, and the Chinese pilot cap-and-trade systems.
2012. Forest development project in a riverine community, Xixuaú, RR, Brazil, and London, UK. Amazon Charitable Trust.
Advised community and donors on managing relationship with state government and land-related issues. Took part in initial design of REDD project ad wrote project for the Amazon Fund. Visited community and provided socioeconomic and institutional analysis with recommendations.
2011. Regional development plan, Rondônia, Brazil.
Integrated an ad-hoc team of external consultants that advised the Governor and the state’s secretariat.
2010 – 2011. Social entrepreneurship project with rubber-tappers in the Amazon, London, UK. Eth(n)ik.
Put together a team of 6 entrepreneurs. Wrote start-up project to manufacture “forest fabric” products in the Amazon and sell worldwide. Finalist of McKinsey social entrepreneurship competition 2011. Visited and discussed project with stakeholders (cooperatives, scientists, community leaders, government officials). The project is currently being implemented by a São Paulo-based fashion company.
2009-2010. Local development planning, municipalities of Campinas and Cabrúva, SP, Brazil. Porta & Associados.
Analysis of economic opportunities and challenges in rural areas; designed data collection strategy and led team on the ground; delivered report with policy proposals to subsidise municipal Master Plans.