Co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Brazilian Photovoltaic Solar Energy Association (ABSOLAR – Associação Brasileira de Energia Solar Fotovoltaica), the national association representing companies from the whole PV value chain with operations in Brazil. Co-founder and member of the board of directors of the Global Solar Council (GSC), the global entity unifying and representing the solar power sector at an international level. Strategic advisor on Photovoltaics for Greenpeace Brazil.
His academic background includes a PhD with honours in Engineering and Materials Technology from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), with an international collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institut für Solare Energiesysteme (Fraunhofer ISE, Germany), a M.Sc. with honours in Renewable Energy with PV Specialisation from the EUREC Master Program, with an international collaboration with the ETH Zürich (Switzerland), and a B.Sc. with honours in Chemistry from the University of São Paulo (Brazil).
May 30, 2017