Marília joined the WBA in April of 2022 as the Engagement Manager for the Nature transformation team. She supports the WBA’s work on nature and biodiversity issues through multi-stakeholder engagement, partnership building and project management.
She is driven by the conviction that the private sector needs to take bold action to protect our planet’s remaining terrestrial and marine ecosystems and plant and animal species, and she is passionate about encouraging business to move towards sustainability. Prior to joining WBA, Marília worked as a researcher, project manager and campaigner in organizations such as BankTrack, WECF, ActionAid Netherlands and the International Institute of Social Studies. She holds a LLM from the University of Groningen, a BA in History from the Federal University of Pernambuco, and a BA in Law from the Catholic University of Pernambuco.