Angela is currently an Associate Project Officer at WWAP, where she has been responsible for the development of the UN-Water ‘SDG 6 Synthesis Report 2018 on Water and Sanitation’. She also regularly contributes to the production of the annual World Water Development Report (WWDR) and has coordinated the implementation of the Capacity Building Programme on Water and Sustainable Development. A Brazilian and Italian national, Angela holds a M.Sc. from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Brazil) and a Ph.D. from the University of Trento (Italy), both in Environmental Engineering. Her main expertise includes technical, social and environmental aspects of water and wastewater management, as well as project management, capacity building and water governance.
She has extensive professional experience in research and the analysis of the linkages between water resources and sustainable development. She is deeply enthusiastic about the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and aims to contribute to the achievement of water-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by working on the science-policy interface.