Eva Maria is a Program Officer working with the Kenyan team across all programs.
Prior to her appointment, she served as a Legal Fellow at Natural Justice, a position she earned on merit after winning the Extractives Baraza Moot Court Competition in February 2018. Natural Justice had offered a paid legal fellowship to the winner of the competition.
Eva Maria holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Post Graduate Diploma in Law. She brings to the table her technical and legal expertise on human rights and environmental justice. She has also acquired hands-on experience, having worked at the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice and with marginalized communities on environmental issues.
Eva Maria has a keen interest in championing for the rights of vulnerable people by finding sustainable solutions to problems that affect them. While she acknowledges the importance of and the right to economic development, she also believes that the environment should be used in a sustainable way in order to improve the lives of people.