Relevant experience

  • 30 years of experience in the water sector
  • Expert in water treatment technology, EPC and O&M contracts and hydropower operations.
  • Founder and Executive Director of Baccher, a Business and Technology consultancy, specialized in supporting water utilities improve its management and operations efficiency
  • Chief Operations Officer in Aquila Capital, managing a portfolio of 21 small scale hydropower plants
  • CEO of Sisaqua, the Portuguese leader company in Operation & Maintenance and Engineering
  • President of the Board of AEPSA – the Portuguese Association of Private Companies for the Environment Sector
  • Commercial Director of Degrémont, a technologic company for water treatment contracts
  • Participated in complex bidding procedures for Public water markets in Brazil, China, Angola, Perú, Ireland and Mozambique

Background

  • Degree in Environmental Engineering, UNL (Portugal)
  • International Executive MBA, IE (Spain)
  • Native Portuguese speaker, fully proficient in English, and French, with knowledge of Spanish