Elizabeth is the Executive Director of WRI Brasil, a research institute where she leads a team of over 70 professionals working to develop studies and implementing sustainable solutions for the climate, forests, and cities. The organization deals with sustainable urban mobility, urban development, active mobility, forest restoration, economic models for forest restoration with native species, natural infrastructure, governance, and climate economy in partnership with the public and private sectors. She has a degree in Economics from the University of São Paulo (1976) and a Ph.D. in Economics (1983), and a Habilitation degree (1996) from the same University. Elizabeth was a full professor at the School of Economics, Business and Accounting at the University of São Paulo, Head of the Economics Department at USP (from 2002 to 2004), President of the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) (from 2004 to 2008), CEO of the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) (from 2012 to 2019) and CEO of Tendências Consultoria. She is a member of the Deliberative Council of the Brazilian Institute for Studies on Competition, Consumption, and International Trade (IBRAC) (2020-2021), the Board of Directors of Bonsucro, and the Superior Council of Agribusiness (COSAG) of the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP).
6/14 – Monday
10: 30 am – 11 am (BRT)