Carla Skandier - Manager, Climate and Energy Program
Carla Santos Skandier is manager of the Climate and Energy Program at The Democracy Collaborative. Her work focuses on addressing climate change through systemic solutions. She has a background in international environmental law, climate change, renewable energy, and sustainable development, particularly in developing countries as Brazil and China. She joined The Democracy Collaborative as a research associate with The Next System Project in 2015. She is a Brazilian attorney and holds a LL.M. in Energy Law and Policy and a Certificate in Climate Law from Vermont Law School. During her time as a Global Energy Fellow at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, she worked with Vermont communities as they aimed to develop renewable energy projects to provide community self-sufficiency and economic development.