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Karina Marzano Franco

Project Lead Industrial Transformation Brazil

Karina Marzano is the Project Lead for Industrial Transformation in Brazil at Agora Industry. Her work focuses on the decarbonisation of industrial sectors in Brazil. She is also a doctoral student at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt. Her research lies at the intersection between climate and trade, focused on supply chain sustainability law and governance.

Before joining Agora, Karina was a Fellow at the Research Institute for Sustainability (RIFS) in Potsdam. Until August 2019, she worked as the Project Manager of the Regional Programme on Energy Security and Climate Change in Latin America of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS).

She is a licensed attorney and holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil; a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in European Law and Integration from the Europa-Institut, Saarland University, Germany; and an MBA degree in International Relations from the Getulio Vargas Foundation, Brazil.