Caroline Rocha is a Climate Manager at WRI Brazil. She is a lawyer who seeks to find new paths for a just transition to a low carbon economy. Caroline worked as a consultant at the Oxford Sustainable Law Programme, as well as developed litigation and climate justice projects with a network of climate lawyers - LACLIMA, with partnerships with international and Brazilian NGOs.

Before joining the WRI team, Caroline wrote the book “Justiça Ambiental e a Crise Hídrica”. She was also part of the Research Group in Environmental Law, Economy and Sustainability (GPADES) within the University of São Paulo’s School of Law, researching implementation of Brazil Nationally Determined Contributions.

Caroline has a J.D degree from the Federal University of the State of Pará, the Amazonian state where she was born and raised. She has a LLM and a PhD in Public Law and Environmental Law from the University of São Paulo’s School of Law, with a scholarship granted by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP).

Caroline lives in São Paulo, Brazil with her husband and children.