Rachel has been the Senior Advisor to the World Resources Institute in Brazil since August 2011.
Rachel has PhD degree in Public Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas, São Paulo, Brasil (2011), holds two masters degrees: Environmental Sciences (MSc), University of São Paulo (1999) and International Legal Studies, American University Washington College of Law, D.C. (1992). Rachel has a Law Degree from University of São Paulo (1990). She was fellow at the Science, Technology and Society Program at the Harvard JFK School of Government, Fall, 2009. She is the creator and coordinator of the course on “Low Carbon Management” at the Extension School of Fundação Getulio Vargas (as of 2010) and was a professor at FGV School of Business Administration on the Management of Sustainability (2006-2011).
Rachel has concentrated her academic and professional work in the fields of corporate sustainability, climate change, sustainable consumption, public policies and sustainability and international and Brazilian environmental law.