Valeria Zambianchi is a research assistant at the Copenhagen Centre since September 2017. Previously, she worked as student assistant at UNEP DTU Partnership. Valeria researches the best practices of energy efficiency in cities and the role of cities in South America for implementing energy efficient actions. Moreover, she assists the senior staff with projects in Latin America, as well as coordinates and moderates the Copenhagen Centre’s webinars in Spanish. Valeria graduated from København Universitet with a MSc. in global development and concentration in environmental governance. Her field experience includes participatory forest management in Tanzania and urban flooding in India.