Daniele La Porta is a Senior Mining Specialist with the World Bank Group in Washington D.C. In this role she manages projects in Colombia, Sierra Leone, Romania, Brazil, and Liberia. She also co-leads the Bank’s knowledge products on innovative areas, such as Mining and Climate Change, Deep Sea Mining, and the preparation of innovative Public-Private Partnerships in the water and mining sectors. Daniele has extensive experience working with developing countries to ensure natural resources achieve more sustainable outcomes. She advises and works with governments on institutional reforms and crafting strong governance policies.
Daniele also has experience in mineral exploration and development.
Daniele began her mining career in 1995, exploring for diamonds and base metals in Brazil. She then shifted her work to other areas in the geosciences, working mostly on environmental management issues.
Daniele is a Brazilian with degrees in Geoscience and Environmental Management.