Daniela is a Project Manager and Researcher at LSE Consulting. She leads LSE Consulting’s Food Systems and Security Hub (FSSH) and oversees projects in the fields of Food Security, Environmental Economics; Development Economics; and Human Rights.
By training, she is a Development and Environmental Economist with a background in Human Rights and Science Policy. She has previously consulted for a variety of government and non-government institutions including the FAO, WFP, European Commission, EU Committee of the Regions, U.S. Government, the Economist Intelligence Unit, and the Government of India, among others.
Much of her current work regards various areas of food security - having recently acted as a Senior Investigator on a project for the US representation to the UN FAO titled “The Future of Modern Agriculture”, as well as a Senior Researcher on a project for the UN Food Systems Summit Action Track 5 on Resilience, and as a Researcher on a project for GAIN investigating city-level sustainable food policy. Finally, and most recently, she has completed a project for the European Parliament investigating zoonotic disease risks of livestock farming practices across the EU.
Comparative Analysis of TSD Provisions for Identification of Best Practices to Support the TSD Review (European Commission - DG Trade, February 2022)
The Relation Between Different Zoonotic Pandemics and the Livestock Sector (European Parliament - DG Internal Policies, November 2021)
Study on Due Diligence Requirements through the Supply Chain (European Commission - DG for Justice and Consumers, February 2020)
Dependencies of Food System Transformation in the Wider Economy and Society (WWF-UK, November 2019)