Catarina joined LSE Cities in 2012 and has since worked on a variety of publications including Going Green, the Stockholm and Copenhagen Green Economy Leader Reports and Innovation in Europe’s Cities – a report on the Bloomberg Philanthropies European Mayors Challenge. She recently completed a project on urban climate co-benefits together with C40 and is the project manager for LSE Cities’ contribution to the Coalition for Urban Transitions, established by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. She also leads an ongoing research collaboration between LSE Cities and the International Growth Centre that has explored urban growth in Myanmar and is expanding into other South Asian countries. In addition Catarina has been closely involved in the organisation and research for the Urban Age conferences in London, Rio de Janeiro and Delhi and acts as course coordinator for both the LSE Sociology course ‘City Making: The Politics of Urban Form’ and the LSE Executive Summer School short course ‘London and Global Cities’. She holds an MSc in Environmental Policy and Regulation from the LSE and a BA (Hons) in Political Science and International Development from McGill University.