Barbara is CATAL1.5°T Program Manager.

Before joining I&P in 2024, Barbara worked for Entrepreneurs du Monde as Carbon Finance Project Manager on clean cooking projects in Togo, Burkina Faso, Haiti and Côte d'Ivoire. Based in Togo and then Côte d'Ivoire, she worked on calculating the CO2 emission reductions enabled by the use of LPG stoves. Barbara has also worked as a research assistant in a Development Economics research laboratory (DIAL - Unité Mixte de Recherche (UMR) between IRD and Paris-Dauphine) on topics such as informal employment in sub-Saharan Africa and access to water in peri-urban areas of Kinshasa.

Barbara holds a Master 2 in Development Economics and Globalization from the Université Paris-Dauphine (2017), as well as a double degree in Economics and Geography from the Université Panthéon-Sorbonne Paris I.