Carolina Brandão


8 November 2022

32 mins 1 sec

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About this Episode

In this episode we speak with Carolina Brandao, who works for the World Economic Forum, leading the public sector engagement work for the Tropical Forest Alliance. She and Emily discuss the work of women in the policy space, the evolution over the years of women’s work in multi-stakeholder partnerships in leading dialogue and engagement, and ultimately delivering impact in the field of sustainability.

After working in education in Brazil for several years, Carolina graduated from Sciences-Po in Paris with a degree in International Relations. She has over thirteen years of policy-advocacy, strategy and multi-stakeholder partnership management in the field of sustainability. She is currently working on mobiliszing major food and agricultural companies to engage in advocacy with the aim of enriching and supporting the adoption of public policies for sustainable agricultural commodities in the EU and US markets.

She has also worked as the lead on COP26 Mobilizsation for Sustainable Supply Chains with the Government of the United Kingdom in the COP26 Nature Campaign – the Forests, Agriculture and Commodity Trade (FACT) Dialogue, which aimed to achieve sustainability in the supply chain of globally traded agricultural commodities while supporting livelihoods.

She previously worked at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, handling Donor government relations for BMGF in France, providing critical support to the Head of Southern Europe, G7 and G20, and increasing resource mobilizsation for the empowerment of women and girls, global health and international development.