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Victoria Barreto Vieira do Prado will serve as a Research Associate at the Center on Global Energy Policy. Her focus lies in geopolitics of the energy transition, trade, climate, with additional support provided for initiatives in Brazil and South America. She has previously worked as the first employee at Carbonext, leading the Business Intelligence department and supporting the Executive Team with expansion strategies which fueled the growth of the company to protect over 3 million hectares of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest.  Additionally, she served as a liaison with various national and international stakeholders responsible for establishing safeguards to ensure integrity in international carbon markets.

Victoria’s experience extends to her internship at the Rockefeller Foundation where she worked within their Power team. Her efforts centered on expanding energy access and security in low- and middle-income countries, including contributing to projects revolving around the early phase-out of coal in Southeast Asian nations. She holds a Master of Science in Sustainability Management from Columbia University and has experience in devising long-term sustainability strategies for major players in the Brazilian oil and gas and mining majors through her work at Catavento.

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