|Languages spoken:||Spanish, English, French, Japanese|
As a Program Officer, Vanessa provides communication and logistic support to the Landscape Standard team. In this capacity she is responsible for managing sub-grants and contract agreements, supporting communications with in-country partners and local governments, and undertaking research to support the development of the standard.
Prior to joining Verra, Vanessa worked at the National Audubon Society, where she provided financial, administrative, and logistical support to the International Program and their conservation initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Vanessa holds an M.S. in Ecological Economics from the Edinburgh University and a BA in International Relations from Universidad Central de Venezuela.