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ENERGY

Fostering Development by Increasing Energy Access

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Education for Development

Rahim Kassam is the Executive Director, Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Portugal. He holds a BSc in Economics and a post-graduation in Economics and Public Policies from the Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE). He works at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Portugal in 2013 as Executive Director, being responsible for contributing to the…

The EU External Investment Plan

Shanaz Patel is an experienced professional in the areas of development finance, asset management, business development and M&A activities in the Iberia Peninsula, Brazil, Africa and the Middle East. Extensive track-record in originating and managing high profile M&A deals, large scale greenfield projects and improving asset performance. In April 2018, was invited to join the…

Renewable Energy Cooperatives

Raphael Sampaio Vale is an environmental lawyer, andco-founder and CEO of COOBER – Cooperativa Brasileira de Energias Renováveis which aims at contributing toward the creation of a new energy model and accelerating the transition from a centralized energy matrix to a decentralized, cooperative, collaborative and sustainable matrix.

Fumu-Kaba project in Guinea-Bissau

Sérgio Paiva is Business Development Manager at Galp Marketing International. At M-Forum Sérgio will talk about the Fumu-Kaba project that GALP developed in Guinea-Bissau to encourage the abandonment of biomass and charcoal burning in rudimentary stoves. This project uses low cost solutions that facilitate the transition to the use of modern energy sources in particular…

High Impact Entrepreneurship

Prof. Redford is the President and Founder of the Policy Experimentation & Evaluation Platform (PEEP). He is an internationally recognized expert on entrepreneurship and public policy. He has worked with the US Department of Commerce, the European Commission, the OECD, the UN and various European and African governments. With a focus on good practices that…

Upgrading financial technology

Sofia Tenreiro is the General Manager of Cisco Portugal since 2015, after 8 years as Board member in Microsoft Portugal. Through her very diverse background she holds experiences in different industries (FMCG, Media, Telcos, IT B2C and B2B) and roles (management, sales, marketing). She finished her degree in Business Administration by Universidade Católica Portuguesa, having…

Nuno

Crowdfunding Renewable Energy

Nuno is an environmental engineer a certified project manager and a dedicated entrepreneur. For the past 15 years, he worked in the European Parliament as an advisor for energy and environmental policy, as an innovation consultant in Spain and Portugal and as a project manager for large scale renewable energy projects. In 2012 he became…