As Associate Director of the Global Environmental Commodities Operations team, Patricia leads SE Sustainability Business’s Operations staff, and all EC service lines. Under Patricia’s leadership, EC Operations broadens and deepens capabilities, further enhancing client value across the global market and solution landscape. Patricia and her team deliver and build services particularly with regards to carbon markets and project consulting to achieve client Scope 1 GHG emission abatement goals. EC Ops also maintains focus and success with established EC retail and strategic sourcing services.
Patricia has over 14 years of experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations with focus on business and foreign trade and a Technical Degree in Industrial Mechanics. She is also the Co-Founder of a new venture sponsored by Schneider Electric, GRAIN – The Carbon Offset Ecosystem. Background in international business and trade facilitation. Versed in international consultancy, business intelligence and development, researching, marketing, operations, commodity trading and development, management, sales and finance. Work experience in international organizations (government trade agencies) and in the private sector, in different areas of the industry, such as Metal & Raw Materials, Oil & Gas, Sports, Infrastructure, Cosmetics, Industrial (Mining and Chemical), Environment and Energy, Voluntary Carbon Offsets. Patricia is a dual Italian and Brazilian national and speaks 5 languages (English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and German).