Virginia is an Associate in the climate and sustainability team at Global Counsel. Prior to joining GC, Virginia worked as a Research Officer at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy as well as on research and advocacy for the International Committee of the Red Cross and various environmental NGOs. She has experience in both law and international affairs, where she specialised in the intersection between climate change, human rights, and conflict.

At GC, Virginia assists corporate and investor clients by monitoring and providing analyses on recent developments in environmental, climate and labour policy as well as by supporting clients with their political and regulatory stakeholder engagement in the EU.
Recent examples of her work include:

  • Contributing to a report providing advice to Qatar and other arid countries on developing a circular economy strategy
  • Assisting a client in identifying ways of strengthening their suppliers’ Human Rights Code of Conduct
  • Providing advice to corporates and investors on the impacts of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive and REACH regulation revision on their portfolios