Lauren Lopes

Lauren has experience in Multilateral Environmental Agreement (CITES & CMS) implementation, project management, and institutional strategic planning. She is a Policy Specialist with Sea Shepherd Legal, where she deals with environmental and fisheries legislation and policies. Part of her role includes assessing whether national legal frameworks implement international biodiversity conservation requirements. She previously worked for the Scientific Team of the CITES Secretariat, where she managed a multi-donor research project on international trade in marine turtles.