Lucia is an Operations Coordinator on the Europe Operations team. She enables smooth functioning of WRI Europe by providing required operational support to WRI staff working across Europe and the UK. She first entered WRI as a Talent Acquisition Coordinator where she managed talent acquisition efforts for WRI Europe and WRI Africa offices.

Prior joining WRI, Lucia worked for 6 years in the nature conservancy sector for Fundacion Biodiversidad in Madrid and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) in Nicaragua. She has a bachelor’s degree in Biology specialized in Agriculture and Environment, and also a master’s degree in Environmental Management.

Lucia is originally from Spain but lives abroad from 2010 and currently enjoys her life close to the sea in Scheveningen with her husband Carlos and their children Lola, Ruy and Lucia.