Full Name
João Pedro Gouveia
Job Title
Head of the FireFly Energy Lab and Senior Researcher and Integrated Member
Centre for Environmental and Sustainability Research (CENSE), NOVA university of Lisbon, Portugal
Speaker Bio
João Pedro Gouveia holds a PhD in Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policies from the NOVA School of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon (PT). He is a Principal Researcher at the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research (CENSE) and thematic line coordinator at CHANGE – Global Change and Sustainability Institute. He is an invited Professor at ISEC Lisbon and FCT-NOVA University, Portugal.
He has over 15 years of experience in research, consultancy and teaching activities, international funding acquisition, projects leadership, and team management. His experience also spans the participation and coordination of multilevel policy support and technical studies. João has a strong scientific impact being the author of over 40 peer-reviewed articles in international high-impact factor journals (with more than 2500 citations) and has contributed to presentations at over 100 national and international conferences/events.
João Pedro is part of the Coordination team of the EU Energy Poverty Advisory HUB for DG Energy of the European Commission, Founder and Board Member of APEEN – Portuguese Association for Energy Economics; and he takes part on multiple EU projects advisory boards.

" Amidst the climate crisis, the complexities of technological advancements and policy measures in the energy transition, let us not forget that the most profound and lasting change comes from behaviour change. Harnessing the power of behaviour is imperative towards a just, sustainable and more resilient energy system. "
João Pedro Gouveia