Paola has worked in various capacities across several industries with diverse stakeholders. These capacities include research and analysis of natural gas activities and strategies of global oil & gas companies, devising and executing successful business development strategies in the global textile industry, as well as analyzing financial institutions' and multinationals' reinsurance policies for complex reinsurance claims investigations in the U.S. and Latin America. Paola also led the creation and launch of an online business start-up related to energy management systems and sustainable/environmentally friendly products and services. She is now advising companies in integrating all aspects of sustainability across their business strategies vis-à-vis the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Paola holds an M.A. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), is a LEED-GA accredited professional, an International Society of Sustainability Professionals – Sustainability Associate (ISSP-SA), and is a board member of the United Nations Association – Miami Chapter.