Daniela has been working with the development and application of the Sustainability Maturity concept that forms the basis of essensus’ approach since 2006, through her academic and professional carrier. Daniela has both her first degree (Environmental Engineering) and her PhD (Industrial Engineering) from the University of Sao Paulo. She was a guest researcher at the Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin) and a postdoc researcher at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). She also worked as Product Development Engineer at Embraer in Brazil. Currently, Daniela is essensus’ managing director and works as Senior Researcher at DTU. Daniela’s vision with essensus is to contribute significantly to sustainability improvement by helping to companies to maturing their abilities to sustain in all areas of their product and business development innovation.