Politologist and coordinator of the project on Latin America, part of the Drug and Democracy program of the Transnational Institute (TNI). She has a Master’s Degree in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Amsterdam and has been part of the D & D team since 2002, although his participation with the program began earlier. She lived for several years in Latin America, where spent most of his time in the Andean region. During those years, she devoted herself especially to the research, development and application of drug policies, especially in relation to coca and cocaine, and worked with experts and local and international non-governmental organizations. She has written numerous articles and contributed to several books and publications on drug policy in Latin America since 1996.