João has been involved with the Portuguese environmental movement since university. He has been a board member of the GEOTA study group on spatial planning and environment, and the Portuguese Association for Environmental Engineering. An expert in EU and international issues with experience in communications, João has been a consultant on various projects with governments, businesses and non-profit organisations.
His work is mostly in the areas of transport, energy and environment, and he has shown a strong commitment to promoting change towards efficient and sustainable systems. In the last few years João has developed an extensive body of work on innovation management, new products and business development.
Outside of work, João loves to travel, play sports (especially football) and is a passionate wine appreciator.