Veronica has a BSc. degree in Biology, a MSc. in Botany from the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and holds a PhD in Ecology from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), where she developed part of her research at the Lüdwig-Maximilian Universität (Germany). She has been working as an environmental consultant since 2007, carrying out forest inventories and environmental licensing in the Brazilian biomes. Currently, she works at the International Institute for Sustainability (IIS) in the development and implementation of projects for conservation in private areas and ecosystem services. She has experience in multidisciplinary projects with an emphasis on applied ecology, socio-ecological systems, ethnobotany and biological and cultural conservation.
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