Olivia joined the hydropower development work programme in April 2019. Her work focuses on building knowledge and supporting research on the modernisation and rehabilitation potential of hydropower plants in Latin America.
Olivia holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography and Political Science from the University of Zurich. Her academic background focussed on resource management and climate change adaptation. Olivia also has experience working on community development and reforestation projects as well as in the humanitarian aid sector.