Taísa Tavares Baldassa
Taísa has an interdisciplinary background in environment and territorial management, and over the last nine years she has supported projects related to biodiversity protection, rural social conflicts, and sustainable development. She has experience with protected areas, family farming and rural properties regularisation. Prior to joining Proforest, Taísa provided services to consultancy companies and research organisations in Brazil like the Ecological Research Institute (IPÊ).
She holds a BE in Environmental Engineering, and a MSc in Natural Resources and Planning, from São Paulo University in Brazil. She is fluent in English and Portuguese.