Luciana Alves is a specialist in Forest Restoration at WRI Brasil and works with topics related to forest restoration strategies and models, monitoring and governance structures.

Luciana has been working with forest landscape restoration since 2004 and has worked in various sectors such as government, private companies and NGOs, mainly dedicated to monitoring restoration and, more recently, supporting the formulation of public policies, studies of priority areas and definition of models of restoration.

Luciana is a forestry engineer, graduated from the Federal University of Lavras, with a master's degree in Ecology Applied to Conservation and Management of Natural Resources, with an emphasis on Ecological Restoration.

She is a vegetarian and in her spare time likes to prepare new meat-free recipes and ride in natural environments.