Valentina Prado, PhD is a Senior Sustainability Analyst at EarthShift Global, LLC and supports industry with their sustainability efforts via Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Sustainability return on investment (S-ROI). Valentina’s expertise focuses in the incorporation of decision analysis to the interpretation stages of comparative LCAs, and tackles issues of normalization, weighting and uncertainty. Her work is published in the International Journal of LCA, the Journal of industrial Ecology, and Environmental Science and Technology.
Prior to joining EarthShift Global, Valentina was an assistant professor at the Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML) at Leiden University in the Netherlands where she taught LCA in the Master’s program of Industrial Ecology.
Valentina holds a BSc with honors in Civil Engineering from Jackson State University, and an MSc and PhD from Arizona State University in Life Cycle Assessment and Decision Analysis.