Raisa is a Senior Analyst in the Integrated Climate Action team. She coordinates the implementation of local projects with WRI's priority cities that seek to embed integrated climate action into their priorities and policy cycles.

She carries a 7-year professional background working in urban environments and sustainability in private and non-profit organizations, especially in Latin America. Before joining WRI, she was part of ICLEI South America team as a senior officer in the low-carbon development department. She led the implementation of climate action and energy transition projects in different Brazilian and Argentine cities.

Raisa holds MSc titles both in Natural Resources Management and Development (Cologne University of Applied Sciences) and in Environmental Sciences (Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí - Mexico). She is currently based in São Paulo, Brazil.