Ana Clara Cassanti
  • Room 8A-40, NU-building

  • Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), De Boelelaan 1111

    1081 HV Amsterdam

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Ana Cassanti is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the Institute for Environmental Studies at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She has a Bachelor in Environmental Engineering at the São Paulo State University (UNESP) in Brazil and a Master in Energy and Environmental Sciences at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

Ana has experience in teaching and research at the high school level and developing educational programmes in Brazil. She also worked with sustainability and sustainability certification for companies. More recently, she continued to develop her skills in the topic of knowledge, education, and engagement related to climate change adaptation with her work at the international organization Global Center on Adaptation.

At IVM, she will be supporting courses such as Energy and Climate Governance, Food Governance & Sustainability, GIS, and others.


Energy systems, climate change adaptation, water footprint, system analysis, environmental education, capacity-building.


2019: MSc Energy and Environmental Sciences, University of Groningen (Netherlands).

2016: BE Environmental Engineering, São Paulo State University (UNESP) (Brazil).

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