Carmen Lima has a degree in Environmental Engineering, with a specialization in Environmental Management, a postgraduate degree in Sustainable Construction and a master’s degree in Sustainable Planning and Construction. She is a PhD student in Environmental Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon, researching the issue of Asbestos. She is member of the CES – Economic and Social Council, representing the Portuguese Environmental NGO’s. Founder and Coordinator of SOS AMIANTO – Portuguese Association Against Asbestos. Member of the Executive Board at Portuguese Confederation of Environmental NGO’s and Vice-President at Portuguese Federation of Cycling and Bicycle Users. She collaborates with the Directorate of Dialogue and Proximity at the World Youth Day in Portugal (WYD2023), for Sustainability issues. She has participated as organizer, speaker and moderator in several conferences, hearings and seminars, nationally and internationally. Author of the book “There is no Planet B: tips and tricks for a Sustainable Environment”. She was coordinator of the Waste Information Center at Quercus NGO, Creative and Coordinator of Wasteapp (www.wasteapp.pt). She was presenter of “Dear Environmental” broadcast at SIC – national tv channel, in “Dear Morning” program, and co-host of “Green Minute” broadcast at RTP – National tv, in “Good Morning Portugal” program.