Senior Environmental Specialist
World Bank – Latin America and Caribbean Region
Dr. Moreira is an expert in environment and sustainable development. She holds a Ph.D. in Ecology from Harvard University and a Master in Botany from Campinas State University in Brazil. During the last decade, as a Senior Environmental Specialist, at the World Bank Sustainable Development Department she lead a series of large environmental and rural development projects in Latin America, focusing specially in Brazil and Mexico. She has received the Chico Mendes Florestania Prize and the Pirelli International Award for her work for conservation and sustainable development of the Amazon region.