Senior Biodiversity Specialist
The Global Environment Facility (GEF)
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. Over the past decade, she has served as a Senior Environmental Specialist at the World Bank Sustainable Development Department, where she lead a series of large environmental and rural development projects in Latin America, focusing specially in Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Mexico. Recently, she has taken a position at the Global Environment Facility (GEF) where she will lead the Global Wildlife Program. 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.