Giulia Carbone has been with IUCN since 2006. She is the Deputy Head of IUCN’s Global Business and Biodiversity Programme. She is in charge of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative and the development of a standard for aluminium sustainability. She also works on tourism related projects and coordinates the relationship with Nespresso. Before joining IUCN, Giulia worked for 8 years for the United Nations Environment Programme’s Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, where she coordinated the tourism programme and led the Tour Operators’ Initiative. Before joining UNEP Giulia worked as a consultant exploring various issues, including survey certification schemes for destinations, and engaging in marine mammals anti-captive campaigns in Italy.
Giulia is Italian, and has a Master of Science from the London School of Economics in Marine Policy and an undergtradute degree in Economics from the Univeristy of California, Santa Barbara.