Julia is the Director of Policy and Sector Transformation at UEBT, a non-profit association promoting the sourcing with respect of ingredients from biodiversity.
UEBT works to regenerate nature and secure a better future for people through ethical sourcing practices in the beauty, food, and natural pharmaceutical sectors. Julia focuses on technical support on biodiversity and human rights policy issues, as well as coordination of sectoral initiatives for positive impact on people and biodiversity. Previously, she was Head of Policy at UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) and worked with other international and non-profit organisations. Julia grew up in Mendoza, Argentina and has a law degree and LLM degree from Lewis & Clark Law School in the US.