Maria Teresa is a Monitoring expert at IDMC with focus on the Americas, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. She has experience working in information management and as Geographical Information Systems analyst for IOM in the Republic of Guinea, the REACH initiative (a joint initiative of IMPACT, its sister-organization ACTED, and the United Nations Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNOSAT) in Philippines and ICRC headquarters in Geneva.
Maria Teresa has strong experience in the use of Humanitarian and Earth Observations datasets. Within her work at IDMC she supports the Data and Analysis team as a GIS expert and a focal point for the IMWG (OCHA Information Management Working Group).
As a part of her academic background, Maria Teresa holds a Master's in Environmental Science with focus on the access to Environmental Climate Variables from Earth Observations, as well as professional certifications in Geomatics and remote Sensing. She speaks Spanish, English and French.