Renato is a Consulting Director/ Principal focusing on Climate Change and located in Beijing, China . He has over 15 years of experience in the fields of Energy, Environment, and Climate Change.
Renato is a Project Team Leader for "Supporting the Design and Implementation of Emissions Trading Systems in China" (EuropeAid). He is an Associate of China Carbon Forum (CCF) and a Member of the Energy WG of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC).
In the recent years Renato has led two delegations of observers to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP21 and COP22.
Renato completed his Master Degree on Chinese studies with a thesis on “The Use of Renewable Energies in Northwest China” (off-grid systems); he also attended Master of Arts (MA) in economics, energy, and environmental policy from where he transitioned into a PhD focussing on sustainable energy systems from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Portugal program where he completed one semester of coursework.