Andre Vasconcelos joined Global Canopy and Trase in 2017. As a Research Associate his work focuses on researching the links between deforestation and supply chains with a particular emphasis on the exposure of Chinese and European markets to deforestation risk and climate impacts. Originally from Brazil, Andre has over 10 years of experience designing and implementing research and projects on conservation-related issues. Prior to working at Global Canopy, Andre worked as a Project Coordinator at a Brazilian sustainability consultancy – Casa da Floresta. Throughout his career he has lived in different parts of Brazil, including the Amazon, where he worked as a field assistant at the National Institute for Amazonian Research. He is now based in Oxford, UK.