Dora Palma

In-house Sustainability Manager

Location: Lisbon/Portugal
Years experience in sustainable event practice: 12
Email: dorapalma (at)

Details of experience:
I've worked in sustainable development projects with several european countries that gave me a wide vision of sustainability.
I work in a ISO 20121 certified event, certification that I've coordinate and now help to maintain, Rock in Rio, that occurs in Portugal (Lisbon), USA (Las Vegas), Brazil (Rio de Janeiro), Spain (Madrid), and intends to expand to other countries.
I'm specialised in event sustainability, local sustainable development (Local Agenda 21).
I coordinate and develop mobility projects, solid waste management plan, carbon footprint calculation and offset projects, sustainability action plan.

Environmental engineering
Corporate Governance postgraduate
ISO 20121 implementation course
Training of trainers

List of events and projects worked on:
LNEG (Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia e Geologia) as a researcher
Rock in Rio as sustainability manager