Brazil

Juliano J. Assunção

Juliano J. Assunção

Executive Director, Brazil's Program

Juliano J. Assunção

Juliano J. Assunção, the executive director of CPI’s Rio Office, is a professor of the Department of Economics at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). Juliano’s research focuses on...

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Mariana Correia

Mariana Correia

Finance Coordinator, Land Use Brazil

Mariana Correia

Mariana Correia is the Finance Coordinator for CPI's Brazil office, where she supports Director Juliano Assunção and the Brazil team. Prior to joining CPI, she worked for seven years as a Project Analyst at Unimed-Rio...

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Joana Chiavari

Joana Chiavari

Senior Analyst

Joana Chiavari

Joana Chiavari joins CPI from the International Energy Agency (IEA), where she served for three years as an Energy Analyst, focusing on policy approaches to accelerate the uptake of clean energy technologies and the rate...

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Clarissa Gandour

Clarissa Gandour

Senior Analyst

Clarissa Gandour

At CPI, Clarissa's research focuses on the protection of native vegetation. She has done extensive analysis evaluating the effectiveness of recent Amazon conservation policy efforts, and is currently assessing new challenges and opportunities for enhancing protection of tropical forest.

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Natalie Hoover

Natalie Hoover

Program Director

Natalie Hoover

Natalie Hoover serves as the Program Director for Climate Policy Initiative in Brazil and is a founder of Scite Advisors LLC, a consulting firm focused on joining higher education and philanthropy in innovative partnerships to support large-scale research initiatives.

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Priscila Z. Souza

Priscila Z. Souza

Senior Analyst

Priscila Z. Souza

Priscila Souza holds a Ph.D., an M.Phil. and an M.A. in Economics from Yale University. Before joining CPI, she was an Assistant Professor of Economics at Toulouse School of Economics. At CPI, she is working on...

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Dimitri Szerman

Dimitri Szerman

Senior Analyst

Dimitri Szerman

Dimitri Szerman is a Senior Analyst in CPI’s Brazil office. He currently works on evaluating change in land use and its interactions with agriculture and infrastructure. Some of his current projects use randomized controlled trial (RCT) to evaluate agricultural and environmental policies.

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Amanda Schutze

Amanda Schutze

Senior Analyst

Amanda Schutze

Amanda Schutze holds a PhD in Economics from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), a Master’s degree from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (EPGE/FGV-RJ) and a bachelor degree in Economics from PUC-Rio.

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Cristina Leme Lopes

Cristina Leme Lopes

Analyst

Cristina Leme Lopes

Cristina Leme Lopes serves as an Analyst at CPI and holds a master degree in Environmental Law at the Sorbonne, Paris. Besides being a lawyer she is also a chemical engineer, which gives her multidisciplinary perspective in environmental...

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Andreia Medeiros

Andreia Medeiros

Administrative Assistant

Andreia Medeiros

Andreia Medeiros is an administrative assistant at CPI. She has technical training in Accounting and Programming Language and is currently studying for a degree in Theology.

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Arthur Bragança

Arthur Bragança

Senior Analyst

Arthur Bragança

Arthur Bragança is a Senior Analyst for Climate Policy Initiative’s office based in Brazil. Arthur holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and a B.A. in Economics from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG).

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Ana Pinheiro

Ana Pinheiro

Operations Coordinator, Land Use Brazil

Ana Pinheiro

Ana Maria is Operations Coordinator at CPI’s office in Brazil. Prior to joining CPI, she worked in administration and finance at Smartdata Consultoria.

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Carolina Marques

Carolina Marques

Research Project Coordinator

Carolina Marques

Carolina is a Biologist and a Project Manager with experience in program implementation and multistakeholder partnerships to promote nature based solutions for sustainability. She is currently coordinating research projects applied for improving environmental public policies at CPI.

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Luiza Antonaccio

Legal Analyst

Luiza Antonaccio serves as an Analyst at CPI and is currently pursuing a master degree in Energy Planning at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (COPPE/UFRJ).

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