Carolina Salcedo has a bachelor degree in Environmental Agricultural Engineering from Fluminense Federal University (UFF), an MBA in Project Management from Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV/RJ) and currently is a master's student in Biosystems’s Engineering at UFF. She worked as Social and Environmental Project Manager and also in the Environmental Licensing area, ensuring interconnections between environmental agencies and non-governmental institutions. Additionally, worked in consulting on environmental licensing, land management and due diligence in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). She is a researcher invited by the Electric Sector Study Group (GESEL) from the Economics Institute (IE) at UFRJ to participate on the creation of the “Portal de Referência para Licenciamento Ambiental de Sistemas de Transmissão” (LAST Portal), a new platform from Electric Energy National Agency (ANEEL).
As Project Manager of the International Institute for Sustainability (IIS), she works in strategic management of projects mainly focused on optimization and integrated planning of land use for conservation, restoration and sustainable agriculture. In addition, also work developing projects focused on identification of priority areas for recovery of native vegetation, biodiversity conservation and for the climate change mitigation.