Camila Ortolan Cervone


Institutional Contact

State University of Campinas (UNICAMP)

Research Group for Energy & Sustainability of the School of Mechanical Engineering

200 Mendeleyev Street

13083-860 Campinas



Camila Ortolan is a researcher and PhD candidate at State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), in the Department of Energy, Research Group of Environmental Science, Policy & Management. Camila is an interdisciplinary natural scientist, with training in biology, energy planning and development cooperation. She is currently co-chair of the Brazilian National Network of Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP), contributing author of TEEB for Agricuture & Food Scientific and Economic Foundations Report and member of the Brazilian Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (BPBES), the Group on Earth Observations-Biodiversity Observation Network - GEOBON Brazil and vice-president of the Working Group on Impact and Sustainability of the Brazilian Institute of Development of International Business Relations (IBREI).

Camila is a biologist and holds a master degree in energy planning (UNICAMP University/Brazil and Utrecht University/Netherlands), has specialization in business administration (FGV/Brazil), strategy (La Verne University/United States) and biotechnology (Helmholtz-Zentrum für Infektionsforschung/Germnay). Camila was employed by GIZ, CPFL Energy, Brazilian Bioethanol Science and Technology Laboratory (CTBE), Ecofys Group and was a consultant to GFA Consulting Group, UN Environment and FSC International. She was also a postgraduate intern at IPBES and FSC International.

Apart of her PhD and other research group activities, Camila is a consultant to the PROMOB-e project: “Energy efficient propulsion systems, Brazil“, a technical cooperation project executed by the Brazilian Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services (MDIC) in partnership with the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development through the German international cooperation agency GIZ.