João is an Associate Director at the Carbon Trust in Brazil, drawing from over 10 years of experience to advise government agencies and the private sector on low carbon programmes and policy strategies. His recent work has included: designing a resource efficiency programme for Brazil´s beef supply chain; undertaking a global assessment of energy efficiency obligation schemes; advising on energy efficiency finance mechanisms; designing and setting-up Brazil’s first product carbon footprinting scheme; and providing a detailed assessment of grid resilience strategies for Rio’s Olympic Games.
Prior to joining the Carbon Trust João worked as 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.
Areas of focus
- Future energy systems
- Assurance and labelling