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Luciana Nery

Luciana Nery is Undersecretary for Innovation of Management at the City of Niterói and former Deputy Chief Resilience Officer of the City of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She has over 15 years of experience in the public sector in the areas of resilience, sustainability and project management. She was the editor and co-author of the books “Resilience Strategy of the City of Rio de Janeiro”, prefaced by Al Gore, and “Rio Resiliente: Diagnostic and Focus Areas”, which involved a vast public consultation and identifies the main vulnerabilities of the city and proposes guidelines and specific project to mitigate them. She supported partnerships between the City of Rio and NASA, 100 Resilient Cities, C40 Cities, WRI, B Corps, among others, on the topic of resilience. She worked as an advisor to the Mayor of Rio de Janeiro Eduardo Paes and also served as a special advisor for strategic projects to the CEO of Furnas Centrais Elétricas, Brazil’s second largest hydroelectric energy company. She holds a master’s degree in management of international businesses (PUC-Rio / Université de Grenoble), with focus on strategy and global networks, and a degree in Literature (UERJ).

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