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Daniela Pogliani

2017 Fellow

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Conservación Amazónica Peru

Daniela Pogliani, Italian by nationality, has lived and worked in the United Kingdom and Peru for over two decades. Executive director of Conservación Amazónica-ACCA, a Peruvian NGO working to protect biodiversity in the Amazon, using science and education, she has more than 17 years of professional experience in project administration, management, and finance in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors in Europe and Latin America. She holds a Master’s degree in business administration and works in an environment where biologists, engineers and field scientists have taught her a new way to look at and understand the world outside figures and balance sheets. Since university, she has devoted her professional career investigating options to develop sustainable business practices to foster conservation and human well-being. She believes sustainable, inclusive and circular businesses are the key to ensure a better future for everyone. As the mother of two young boys, she likes to keep her mind active and has learned to rely on multicultural approaches to strengthen her negotiation and learning skills.