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Carolina Marques

Rio de Janeiro

Regional Expertise
Subject Expertise
  • operations
  • project manager

Carolina Marques

Senior Project Associate

Carolina Marques is a biologist and serves as a Senior Project Associate at CPI Brazil, where she is currently coordinating research projects applied for improving environmental public policies. Before joining CPI, Carolina worked for IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, for five years supporting the implementation of the global program in Brazil, managing projects and supporting multistakeholder partnerships to promote nature based solutions for sustainability. Carolina holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Brasilia (Brazil) and the University of Queensland (Australia). She also received a Master’s degree in Sustainable Development and Biodiversity Conservation from the Ecological Research Institute (ESCAS/IPÊ), with a thesis about how to mainstream ecosystem-based decision supporting tools for biodiversity conservation in Brazil. She has also worked in research and environmental education initiatives for marine biodiversity conservation and is currently a member of the IUCN specialist Commission on Ecosystem Management.