Cristiane Bená Dias
Analyst | Compliance
Cristiane Bená Dias is a lawyer specialized in environment and social aspects of large investments and has been working with CAO's compliance function since 2016. Prior to joining CAO, Cristiane worked as an in-house attorney of major national and multi-national companies located in Brazil. She has nine years of experience working with environmental and social impact assessments, permitting procedures, environmental and social due diligence, and stakeholder engagement and consultation related to development projects in Brazil and abroad. She holds a Doctor of Juridical Science (PhD equivalent) from American University Washington College of Law. Her dissertation focused on Communities’ Engagement in Environmental Impact Assessment in Brazil. She also holds a Master’s degree in International Environmental Law from Queen Mary University of London. Cristiane is a national from Brazil.