João Amaral holds Bachelors, Licentiate and Master’s Degrees in Electrical Engineering from Porto’s Polytechnical. He has worked in IT, Software and infrastructure management (Telecom NOS, Capital Recovery and Industrial Bosch) including as IT professor at Aveiro University. João has 14+ years of renewables experience at Vestas and Senvion. He developed SCADA for the first wind farms in Chile and Uruguay, prepared islands dispatch for renewables and worked at the Vestas Control Centre for Spain (CECRE). Currently João is Chief Technology Officer at Voltalia.