Bruno is a Regional Coordinator for Urban Development at the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. He acts as the on-the-ground contact for UrbanShift in Latin America, supporting engagement with national and sub-national governments to advance the sustainable urban development agenda. Bruno also works on urban resilience projects in Brazil, supporting local governments to create integrated green strategies to face climate change impacts.
Before joining WRI, Bruno worked on several city Master Plans, strategic environmental assessments, impact studies, and due diligence projects as an Environmental Engineer in the Arcadis Brasil Sustainability and Territorial Planning teams. Before Arcadis, he worked as an analyst at Deloitte on Business Sustainability projects and at the São Paulo State Technological Research Institute as an intern researcher.
Bruno holds a Bachelor's degree in Science and Technology, and another in Environmental and Urban Engineering, both from the Federal University of ABC, Brazil. He also holds an MSc in Environmental Science and Technology from the same university, during which he developed research on municipal water governance indicators. Bruno lives with his wife and son in Santo André, in the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo.
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