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Daniela is the founding Director of CLP. She is an international environmental lawyer, with over 12 years experience in policy and legal development and strengthening in the areas of climate change, forest governance, REDD+, human rights and procedural rights.

Daniela is a leading expert in supporting country-led efforts to operationalize REDD+ safeguards, through the design and implementation of country safeguard systems.
 She develops pioneering approaches that inform country led efforts to effectively implement REDD+ safeguards, adhering to relevant and applicable international legal obligations. Daniela advocates for participatory and consultative processes, and seeks to work hand-in-hand with country-local stakeholders and consultants to provide technical inputs and advisory services that respond and are tailored to the national-local context and circumstances.

Before founding Climate Law and Policy, Daniela has held several roles including at ClientEarth, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, and several environmental law firms. She currently serves as a senior consultant for the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, and supports the conceptualization and delivery of innovative climate change training materials.

Daniela holds an MSc in Environmental Change and Management from Oxford University, a Diploma in Public International Law from Universidad Catolica de Chile, and a B.L from Universidad de los Andes in Santiago, Chile. Daniela is fluent in English and Spanish. She is based in London.