Manager, Carbon Trust Brazil
João is a Manager at the Carbon Trust in Brazil, drawing from 10 years of experience to advise government agencies and the private sector on low carbon programmes and policy strategies across multiple domains.
Recent activities include: Designing a resource efficiency programme for Brazil´s beef supply chain; a global assessment of energy efficiency obligation schemes; advise on energy efficiency finance mechanisms; designing and setting-up Brazil’s first product carbon footprinting scheme; and a detailed assessment of grid resilience strategies for Rio’s Olympic Games.
Prior to joining the Carbon Trust João was an analyst at the International Energy Agency, and a project manager at Petrobras. João holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Sciences and Energy Planning from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and University of Aalborg.