São Paulo, Brazil


Maricruz Fun Sang Cepeda

Maricruz, a Ph.D. in Ocean Engineering, brings a unique blend of academic expertise and real-world experience. Her background includes both research and hands-on work as an onboard inspector. Resilient, passionate, and multilingual (Portuguese, English, Spanish, and French), she is a highly approachable expert in her field.

Daniel Aleixo

Daniel Aleixo is the Communications Specialist for Latin America. Based in São Paulo, Brazil, he takes charge of implementing strategic initiatives for the ICCT in Latin America, collaborating with the global communications team and the local research staff throughout the region. Before joining the ICCT, Daniel contributed to multiple non-governmental organizations in the Brazilian Amazon, […]

Marcel Martin

Marcel Martin is the ICCT’s Managing Director for Brazil. He is based in São Paulo and has over 15 years of experience in climate changes, transportation, urban development. Prior to joining ICCT, Marcel was Program Officer at iCS – Institute for Climate and Society coordinating the transport portfolio focus to promote low-carbon mobility; as well as […]

Pedro Logiodice

Pedro Logiodice is a LATAM Associate Researcher at the ICCT São Paulo office, contributing in the Zero Emission Bus Rapid-deployment Accelerator (ZEBRA) initiative, which is committed to transforming the Latin American bus market to zero emissions. Before joining ICCT, Pedro specialized in spatial big data analysis at SPTrans, the municipal public transport agency in São […]

André Cieplinski

André Cieplinski is a Heavy-Duty Vehicles Researcher at the ICCT. André contributes to policy and technical research focused on the deployment of zero emission vehicles in Brazil. Prior to joining the ICCT André was a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Pisa (Italy), developing ecological economics and electricity […]

Jennifer Zhuang

Jennifer Zhuang is a part-time accountant, primarily working on payroll and accounts payable at ICCT. She has a long and wide-ranging history of experience in general accounting for the government, profit companies, and non-profit organizations. Jennifer received her B.S in Business Administration-Accounting from San Francisco State University in San Francisco, California.

Carmen Araujo

Headquartered in São Paulo, Carmen Araujo is the Regional Lead of ICCT’s Brazil office. Carmen is an industrial engineer with over 20 years of experience in transportation and environmental policy. Previously a consultant, she has represented ICCT in Brazil since 2016, engaging with policymakers and partners, and advising ICCT research on clean vehicles and fuels […]

Ana Beatriz Rebouças

Ana Beatriz is a Researcher at the ICCT São Paulo office. She develops technical and policy analysis to support the adoption of clean vehicles in Brazil. In prior research, she focused on airlines’ energy efficiency and air transportation economics. She holds an M.S. in Aeronautical Infrastructure Engineering from the Aeronautics Institute of Technology (Brazil), a […]

Francielle Carvalho

Francielle is a Researcher on the Marine team based in ICCT’s São Paulo office. Francielle has deep expertise in fuels, life-cycle analyses, and bioenergy. She holds a Ph.D. in Energy Planning at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) focused on using new fuels to mitigate emissions from international shipping. Her work focuses on […]