Andressa holds a bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Cuiabá (2007), a specialization in farm animal health (2010), a master’s degree (2011) and doctorate (2015) from Paulista State University (UNESP) in ruminant nutrition, and an MBA in strategic management of agribusiness from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (2014). Before joining EII, she worked for the Assistant Secretary of Agriculture of the State of Mato Grosso, Brazil on issues of farm management.