Cristina Leme Lopes serves as a Senior Legal Analyst, focusing on Climate Law and Governance at CPI Brazil, and since 2015 she has been a lecturer at the LLM Program of Environmental Law of the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). Besides being a lawyer she is also a chemical engineer, which gives her multidisciplinary perspective in environmental matters. At CPI her research focus on land use, Forest Code, biodiversity conservation, property rights and environmental governance. Previously, she worked as an independent consultant for environmental licensing processes and as a specialist in environmental legislation. Cristina holds a master degree in Environmental Law at the Sorbonne, Paris.