Chief Executive Officer of EPE
Thiago Barral was appointed the President of the Energy Research Office (EPE) on February 1, 2019. He has been at EPE since 2007. Prior to his appointment as President of EPE, Thiago was Director of Economic and Energy and Environmental Studies from February 2018 to January 2019. Among other duties, he was responsible for studies in energy demand, distributed generation, energy efficiency, emission reduction targets for the energy industry, georeferenced base management, long-term energy and technology prospects. He previously served as the Head of the Department of Project Studies and Development where he coordinated the process of technical qualification and calculation of the price-ceiling in the electricity auctions, the supply studies for the isolated systems, and the feasibility studies of hydropower projects. At the same department, he served as Deputy Superintendent from September 2013 to September 2016. Thiago holds a degree in Civil Engineering from UFJF, a Master in Water Resources and Environment from COPPE / UFRJ and a post-graduate degree in Public Administration from FGV-RJ.
Counselor - Ministry of Finance representative
Daher holds a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from UNICAMP/SP, with a
Post-Graduation degree from UFRJ, with an emphasis on Operations Research. He
is an Electrical Engineer from PUC / RJ, with an emphasis on Power Systems. He
holds a Lato Sensu Post-Graduation in Operation of Hydrothermal Systems from
UNICAMP/SP (COSE Course – 12 months), Executive MBA from COPPEAD/UFRJ/RJ, MBA
in the Electricity Sector from IAG/PUC/RJ. He was Executive Manager of the
National Electric System Operator, where he worked in the areas of Operation
Programming, Electric Energy Operation Planning and Energy Planning of the
National Interconnected System-SIN.
Counselor (Employees representative)
Bruno Stukart is an engineer and economist with a masters in finance and economics, and experience in the oil & gas and transport sector. Bruno has been at the Brazilian Energy Research Office since 2015. During this time, he has been part of the team that advises the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy with economic information about the national and international oil, gas and biofuels sector, to support policy making. In this capacity, he has been lead modeler for the Brazilian transport sector demand, responsible for econometric price forecasts for oil and its products, and has served as technical adviser in different government initiatives, commissions, and energy sector work groups.
Ministry of Mines and Energy
Counselor (Ministry of Mines and Energy Representative)
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