As a Strategy Director, Zaira works on stakeholder engagement strategies, risk monitoring and policy development in a range of projects, mostly related to public health and ecosystem conservation.
She is an external affairs professional with a strong background in emerging economies and a great interest in sustainable development. Before joining Emerging, Zaira worked in risk management, providing analyses and strategies to support investment decisions, mitigation plans, and stakeholder engagement.
Zaira is a Brazilian national, who speaks Portuguese, English, and Spanish, also working to improve her French skills. She has a Master’s degree in Development Economics and Policy from the University of Manchester (UK) and a BA in International Relations from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). She is currently based in London.
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