Maria Luiza de CastroDirector at CESIS
Since 2005, Maria Luiza de Castro, Biologist, Entomologist MSc. has served as Director and Co-founding member of CESIS Consultancy, providing solutions to regulatory requirements in different areas of agribusiness throughout Latin America with a team of local Partners from RED LATAM. Ms. de Castro’s understanding and experience of regulations encompasses Bio-inputs registration and Environmental Risk Assessment (ERA). Before founding CESIS, Ms. De Castro spent 8 years as a government consultant at IBAMA – the Brazilian Environmental Institute, where she worked on biopesticide evaluations. She has also been an ad hoc GLP inspector at INMETRO, the Brazilian Compliance Monitoring Authority since 2000, as well as at UNIDO, the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes inclusive and sustainable industrial development and foster innovation, since 2020.