Marina is Associate Programme Officer in the Food Systems and Agriculture Programme. She is responsible for conducting research and developing practical tools for public and private food sector stakeholders. She assists the implementation of the One Planet Network Sustainable Food Systems Programme and facilitates a multi stakeholder Task Force that promotes the capacity building of governments and stakeholders to achieve sustainable food systems and approaches.
Marina started her career at the UN in 2006, occupying several posts to support sustainable development since then. She joined the UN Environment in 2009 focusing on mainstreaming Sustainable Consumption and Production in Brazil. She supported setting-up and implementing Global Environment Facility (GEF) projects, the establishment of National Sustainable Consumption and Production Action Plan, mainstreaming sustainable procurement and implementing the Green Passport Campaign for large sports events (2014 World Cup Games and 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games). Her experience with the private sector includes boosting Eco-innovation and sustainable reporting, and engaging SMEs to increase their environmental performance and standards.
Marina has holds a Master on Energy and Environmental Management at the University of Twente in the Netherlands, and a Bachelor Degree in International Relations at the University Centre of Brasilia (CEUB) in Brazil.