Antão Manuel Fortes has a MSc in Electrical Engineering with over 30 years of working experience in the energy and water sector in Cape Verde. His professional experience includes executing the positions of CEO and Chairman of the national utility for electricity and water, of Coordinator of the Energy, Water and Sanitation Program and of General Director of Industry and Energy.
Chief Financial Officer
Bruno Lopes has a BSc in Business Management, a postgraduate degree in Audit and an MSc in Finance, with more than 15 years of experience in audit and financial management. His professional experience includes PricewaterhouseCoopers supervisor functions, financial advisor and CEO within SITA Group and external auditor, financial consultant and member of the Audit Committee within various Cape Verdean companies.
Head of ESA
Ana Monteiro has a degree in Environmental Engineering Science and an MA in Environmental Science and Policy. She has roughly 10 years of work experience throughout which she has conducted various environmental field studies at international standards and been an environmental consultant for project development.
Helder Andrade has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Wind Energy. His previous professional experience include executing the functions of University Professor at UniCV, of technician at the utility company Electra and of Supervisor at Electric Wind during the implementation of the Santo Antão wind farm.
Neusa Varela is trained in Office Secretary and Management Support by the Institute of Labour and Professional Training in Cabo Verde. Previously, she has executed receptionist functions in various institutions.
Santiago Site Representative
Valdemar Lopes has a degree from the Federal University of Pernambuco in Electrical Engineering. He gained experience during his internship at the Fluids Laboratory within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the UFPE with a scholarship from The National Center for Scientific and Technological Development in Brazil.
São Vicente Site Representative
Edmar Coronel has a degree in Electrical Engineering and has 10 years of experience within the electricity generation sector. He has taught varies courses at the University of Cape Verde and has participated in developing various small renewable energy projects.
Sal Site Representative
Decio Lopes obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Algarve and acquired experience in the field as manager of the equipment pool at the civil construction company Construcan.
Boa Vista Site Representative
Jamirson Soares has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Verde. He gained experience with his participation in the Planning of the Energy and Water Sector for the Sustainable Development of Cape Verde project and he is currently a member of the association Nucleus of Renewable Energy Investigation.
Administrative and Financial Assistant
Marly Fortes is trained in Accounting and Auditing, and has over 7 years of experience in the administrative, particularly in the accounting field.