Suzanna is the Operations Director for WRI Brasil, managing Administrative, Financial and HR teams in Brazil.

She joined WRI Brasil in 2016 as a Project Manager for the Forest Program, later broadening her scope to the Climate Program and then moving to Senior Program Manager.

She has more than 25 years experience, mostly in multinational companies, having worked in diverse roles from Administrative and Financial Manager to IT Manager. Suzanna has been successfully managing complex projects, developing relationships with both internal and external stakeholders as well as different countries.

Suzanna was born and raised in Brazil, a dual Swedish citizenship. She lived in Sweden for 7 years, where she studied linguistics. Upon her return to Brazil, she received a BA degree in Business Administration from Universidade Paulista (UNIP - SP), a Diploma in Advanced IT Governance and Carbon Strategic Management from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV – SP) and ESG at Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC-SP). She also holds PMP – Project Management Professional and SCRUM certifications.

She is a native Portuguese speaker, fluent in English and Swedish, with some knowledge in Spanish.