Adriana Vidal

Senior Forest Policy Officer

Adriana Vidal, Senior Forest Policy Officer, IUCN. Adriana joined IUCN’s Forest Conservation Programme in 2015 where she works with government agencies, partners and at international global spaces advocating for and supporting enhanced policy frameworks for forest conservation, restoration and sustainable landscape management approaches. She coordinates the FCP’s international policy work on climate change and biodiversity and provides expert advice for country-level policy influencing strategies and activities. Adriana previously worked for 8 years in the non-profit, public and private sectors in the U.S. and Peru providing legal counsel and policy advice on REDD+, forest conservation and environmental and social compliance involved in extractive industries. Adriana holds a J.D. degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and an LL.M in Environmental Law from New York University.