Mariana serves as ZEBRA Project Officer and is responsible for the many knowledge sharing activities, publications and events of the ZEBRA Partnership, as well as updates of the E-Bus Radar.

Prior to joining C40, Mariana worked for the UK Government in Brazil, acting as the programme manager for the Bilateral Future Cities Programme, a programme by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). She also worked for the UK Department for International Trade supporting the Defence and Security Industry in Brazil.

Mariana holds a BA in International Relations from São Paulo State University (UNESP) and is currently finalising an MBA in Sustainable Cities from Rio de Janeiro Federal University (UFRJ). She can speak Portuguese, English, and Spanish.