Bruno Lopes is a climate change and development expert with more than 16 years of experience in project planning and management in development and international cooperation. This experience has been acquired by working for European Commission, NGO and private sector. He has an extensive experience working with non- state actors on water, renewable energies and energy efficiency projects, technical assistance, emergency response and central office management.
He is an expert in log-frame planning, monitoring and evaluation. Through his work during the last 15 years he has contributed and managed programmes and projects in Climate change adaptation (Coastal Zone Management), Water resources management, Renewable energies and energy efficiency, Waste management, Community based development, including empowerment and participatory approaches, micro-projects and local development strategies and identification and project design in social entrepreneurship (job creation and stimulation) oriented to local development.
As a result of his extensive international professional experience is fully capable of cooperating and
working with people from different cultural and educational backgrounds, to create enthusiasm in people to participate in different kinds of activities, to adapt to changing situations, and he hasxcellent interpersonal teamwork skills and flexibility. During his professional career, he has been in charge of teams of different sizes (2 to 15) and compositions (Unskilled workers to Engineers).
We use Earth Science technology to improve the quality of life in our world, especially the economic livelihood opportunities of the world's most vulnerable populations and the sustainable use of the natural resources of our planet. Our work is divided in six main program areas- Climate Adaptation, Climate Mitigation, Ecosystems, Natural Resources, Poverty & Livelihoods and Climate Services.