Ligia has over 20 years of experience as a Senior Consultant, Professor and Researcher at Fundação Getulio Vargas on Human Rights and Business, Corporate Strategic Planning and Corporate Governance practices in accordance with ESG performance standards.

She holds a PhD in Business Law and Corporate Governance from University of São Paulo, having done research exchange at La Sapienza-Roma and IE Business School in Madrid. In those areas, Ligia is also experienced on working in large law firms.

Forerunner – in Brazil – of the creation of metrics and diagnostic evaluation surveys for the implementation of corporate policies focused on human rights, ethical standards of performance, innovation and diverse collective intelligence.

She has experience in institutional relations and public policy through dialogue with various stakeholders, formulating interaction channels, including the various instances of Public Authority.

Ligia is a member of several boards, including FIESP, Conselho de Líderes da CNI, Energy Transition Committee of CDESS, Global Compact UN, Women’s Entrepreneurship Committee (Ministry of Economy), Ambassador of Zumbi dos Palmares College and at Grupo Mulheres do Brazil.

In that last institution, which engages more than 120,000 women, she is Director of Institutional and Government Relations since its conception.