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Board of Directors

General Members

  • Marcelo Furtado

    Executive director of Alana Foundation | Chair of Board

    Marcelo Furtado is the executive director of Alana Foundation and co-founder of Believe.Earth. Served from 2016 to June 2018 as the facilitator of the Brazilian Coalition on Climate Forest and...

  • Manish Bapna

    Executive Vice President and Managing Director

    Manish Bapna is the executive vice president and managing director of the World Resources Institute, a global research organization that works to address six urgent sustainability challenges: food...

  • Janet Ranganathan

    Vice President for Science and Research

    Janet Ranganathan is the Vice President for Science and Research at the World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization that works at the intersection of environment and...

  • Franklin Feder

    Former Regional CEO for Latin America & Caribbean, Alcoa

    Franklin (Frank) L. Feder spent his professional career as a consultant -- Technomic, Booz -- and as a business leader, the latter through a 20+ year relationship with Alcoa, the last ten of which...

  • Anamaria Schindler

    Co-President Emeritus, Ashoka

    Anamaria Schindler is a member of WRI's Brasil Board of Directors.

    She is Ashoka's leadership team member. Anamaria is also responsible for Ashoka's Latin America.

    Between 2008 and...

  • Orlando Strambi

    Professor and Head of the Department of Transportation Engineering, Escola Politécnica of University of São Paulo

    Orlando joined the University of São Paulo (USP) as a part-time Assistant Professor in 1982. He has been the head of the Department of Transportation Engineering and coordinator of the Graduate...

  • Valmir Ortega

    Member

    Valmir Ortega is a member of WRI's Brasil Board of Directors.

    He is a geographer. During 10 years, Ortega occupied the position of Director of Ecosystems and Substitute President at the...

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