Thais Soares

Thais Soares

Thais Soares

Senior Adviser | Energía Sustentável do Brasil S.A - Brazil

Thais Soares graduated in Environmental Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil and she holds a postgraduate degree in Economy and Energy Management also from the UFRJ. She has experience in environmental planning, permitting and managing of environmental and social programs in the energy sector.

She has been working with sustainability issues associated with the implementation of Jirau Hydropower Plant (Jirau HPP) since 2008. She currently works as a senior advisor of the Company Energia Sustentável do Brasil S.A. and she is responsible for strategic initiatives of the company related to sustainability, energy and regulatory issues.

In 2012, she participated in the Jirau HPP assessment conducted in accordance with the Implementation Tool of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol.