Veronica holds a biology degree with a master in Botany from the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and a PhD in Ecology from the State University of Rio de Janeiro, where she developed part of the research at the Lüdwig-Maximilian Universität (Germany). In parallel, she worked as an environmental consultant since 2007 carrying out forest inventories and environmental licensing in the brazilian biomes.
She has experience in multidisciplinary projects with emphasis on Applied Ecology, Socio-ecological Systems, Ethnobotany, Biological and Cultural Conservation. In IIS she has collaborated with the development
Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation: Opportunities and challenges of OECMs for biodiversity conservation
Guidelines for Forest Landscapes Restoration in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest and Amazon
Summary for public policies: prioritizing areas for forest recovery in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
Summary for public policies: prioritizing areas for forest recovery in the Brazilian Amazon
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution: Local Perception in Forest Landscape Restoration Planning: A Case Study From the Brazilian Atlantic Forest