Meet Andrea Solberg, Administrator at EBD Global Optimum
  • Worked in marketing, administration, trade and finance, both in the Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo areas

  • Economist with a MBA from IBMEC, one of the most prestigious schools of Business and Economics in Latin America

  • Worked for several years for large corporations such as IBM and the Coca-Cola Company, as well as the renowned international marketing company Approach

  • Fluent in English and French, Andrea is well-traveled and a highly competent negotiator with a vast network of contacts


Senior, objective and open to the challenge of growing our company and expanding our reach.

Meet Ana Gangemi, Communications Officer at EBD Global Optimum
  • Social Communication specialist, graduated from Faculdade da Cidade in Rio de Janeiro 

  • Obtained her post-grad in History of Arts

  • Worked for two of the biggest newspapers in Rio de Janeiro: Jornal do Brasil & Jornal do Commercio 

  • Worked for Heatherley`s School of Fine Arts and Maddame Tussauds Museum while living in London, UK

  • Improved her professional skills while working for several independent film and advertisement producers

  • Fluent in English, understands Italian

  • Passionate about Film Arts

Sensible a true people's person, Anna ensures that all runs well in the background and that no small detail is missed.

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Meet Alicja Biesmer, Junior Consultant, GIS & Outreach at EBD Global Optimum
  • Comes from Poland and has travelled extensively, in spite of her young age 

  • A human geographer by profession, holds a double degree in Social Sciences and Geography from University of Silesia

  • Really cares for our planet and especially its protected areas

  • Learned her English while working for Xanterra Parks & Resorts, Inc. in Yellowstone National Park

  • Handles GIS, has solid skills in urban planning

  • Has been in company since the early days and is learning a little bit more every day

  • Capable of carefully preparing Tracking Tools for GEF projects and handling complex databases


Driven, global and fresh, Alicja is handling the outreach challenges of our company. 

Meet Luisa Freitas, Junior Consultant, at EBD Global Optimum
  • With the support of the Master Ile de France scholarship, concluded a Master’s degree in Environmental Policy from Sciences Po Paris, with specialization in Project Management and Latin America

  • Holds a bachelor’s degree International Relations from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, where was awarded the Gerson Moura prize for best final project of international development  

  • Has experience working with sustainability and environmental topics within consulting companies, NGOs and international organizations, such as Accenture France and UNESCO

  • Fluent in English, Spanish and French, Luisa has lived in Colombia, the United States and France

Driven and passionate about environmental issues and project development, Luisa is open to learn and embrace new international challenges


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