Miriam is Senior Analyst at Trucost, part of S&P Global.
Miriam works with organizations to help them understand, manage and reduce their environmental impacts. She has expertise on natural capital accounting, life-cycle analysis and environmental input-output modelling. For example, she developed a ‘Total Cost of Ownership Tool’ for the healthcare sector in the US, which includes environmental considerations in purchasing decisions. She has also led Trucost’s involvement for UNEP TEEB’s study on global animal husbandry practices, and contributed to a study commissioned by GIZ and WBCSD to determine the natural capital risk exposure of Brazil’s financial sector. Before joining Trucost Miriam worked on a research project for Unilever regarding the sustainable intensification of agriculture.
Miriam holds a Masters degree in Economics for Natural Resource and Environmental Management from Cranfield University, and a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain. She is a regular guest lecturer at postgraduate Environment and Agrifood programmes, at Cranfield University.