Bottom up Adaptation Strategies for a Sustainable Europe

Maria João Coelho

Maria João Coelho ( graduated in Environmental Engineering (2001) and postgraduated in natural and technological hazards (2006). She has experience in the formulation and decision-making of environmental public policies (such as environmental impact assessment, strategic environmental assessment, environmental liability, environmental risks, climate change), since she was advisor to the Portuguese Secretary of State for Environment during five years (2006 - 2011). Since September 2011, she is a PhD student in Public Policies at ISCTE-IUL and her research project will be focused on environmental mainstreaming at policy level.