Daniela Mariuzo

General Director
IDH Brazil

Daniela Mariuzzo is the Regional Director for IDH Landscapes Program in Latin America and Executive Director of the Board of IDH Brazil. She has been in agriculture for 20 years with a long history of supporting social and environmental initiatives in the field. Before joining IDH she served as Head of CSR for Rabobank International and for Monsanto Brazil. She gained vast experience and relations with governmental agencies, NGOs, financial institutions, development banks, manufacturing companies, farmers and industrial entities. She is nationally and internationally referenced in structuring responsible finance operations. In the beef sector Daniela chaired the Board for the Brazilian Working Group on Sustainable Beef (GTPS), being one of the founders of the initiative together with International Finance Corporation. In 2010, Daniela supported the structuring of the Global Round Table on Responsible Beef originated in the US. While at Rabobank she has worked in several international locations, including Indonesia, China, Australia, India, Singapore, as well as the United States, Mexico, and South America. She has represented the financial sector in the following initiatives: The United Nation Environment Program Financial Initiative, UNEP FI in the Global Annual General Meetings and in the Regional Task Force for Latin America; Member of the Stakeholders Council of the ISEAL Alliance; Member of the Monsanto Brazil Sustainability Committee and Member of the Executive Board of the RTRS, Round Table on Responsible Soy. She is graduated as a Food Engineer (Campinas University, Unicamp). In addition, she studied environmental issues in Hamburg and gained her PhD on bioremediation, in joint research at Barcelona University. Currently, she is member of the Sustainability Committee of Marfrig Global Foods.