XV World Forestry Congress


Lara Steil


Environmental analyst


Lara is a biologist with a master degree in Biotechnology and a doctor degree in sanitation. She joined Prevfogo/Ibama in 2005 as an environmental analyst. Over her 16-year career in fire management, she is serving as coordinator of the interagency department, promoting national and international cooperation and the development of activities related to integrated fire management with indigenous and rural communities. She is also involved with the paradigm shift of zero fire to integrated fire management through the development of public policies.