Senior Brazil Lead
Pos-Doc Biodiversity Management, Natural History Museum in Paris
PhD Geography, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
MS Ecology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
BS Biology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rodrigo Medeiros is a global leader in the field of sustainable development, climate change, policy and environmental governance having worked extensively in conservation projects in Brazil, Africa and Latin America. He is a biologist with a master’s degree in Ecology, PhD in geography and a Post-Doc at the Natural History Museum in Paris. Medeiros was visiting professor at the Natural History Museum in Paris (2004); associate professor at the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (2005-2019); Vice President for Brazil (2013-2018) and for Strategic Partnerships in the Americas Division (2018-2019) for Conservation International; Chair in Brazil for UN-SDSN Chapter (2013-2019). He has published more than 10 books, including three children/youth novels, and dozens of book chapters and scientific articles. He lives in Rio with his wife and three children.