Paulina Padilla is the Communications Manager for the Sustainable Ocean Initiative. She supports the development and delivery of communications strategies, message development and storytelling to promote the sustainable ocean economy narrative.

Prior to joining WRI, she worked at the Overseas Development Institute where she managed communications and outreach for the poverty, economics and sustainability cluster of programmes. She also worked at the World Economic Forum where she managed the planning and delivery of key communications and global/regional events on education, gender and future of work topics.

She holds a BA in Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick and an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science.