Carolina Feijao

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Ph.D. in biochemistry, University of Cambridge; M.Sc. in quantitive biology, Imperial College London; B.Sc. in biology, University of Lisbon


Carolina Feijao is an analyst working in the areas of science and emerging technology at RAND Europe. Previously, she worked for Frontiers, an Open Access scientific publisher, where she led the launch of and managed three peer-reviewed journals: Sustainable Food Systems, Forests and Global Change and Sustainable Cities. She gained experience in policy making through a placement at DEFRA and she has been a research associate for GenPol, a Cambridge-based think tank focusing on gender equality issues. She also participated in the Management of Technology & Innovation Programme at Cambridge Judge Business School and carried out consulting projects ranging from market entry strategies for a plant breeding company to pitching a business proposal on innovative wound dressing products.

Feijao has a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, focused on crop biomass breakdown technologies for the bioenergy and food industries. She also has a M.Sc. in quantitative biology from Imperial College London where she worked on statistical models to assess the sustainability and economic feasibility of reptile meat production. She completed a B.Sc. in cellular biology and biotechnology at the University of Lisbon.