Meet the Team

Executive Board

Executive Director
Isabel Cancela de Abreu

Isabel is an Environmental Engineer with a Postgraduate Degree in Sustainable Energy Systems from the MIT-Portugal Program. After gaining experience at the Portuguese and European renewable energy associations, she founded ALER at the end of 2014, of which she has been Executive Director since then. In addition to managing the Association, Isabel ensures ALER's public relations, interacting with funders, partners and Members and representing ALER at national and international events.

 

isabel.abreu@aler-renovaveis.org

Project Management

Project Manager
Rita Marouço

Rita is a renewable energy advocate who studied Energy and Environmental Engineering.

At ALER, she works as a project manager, focusing on Angola and Mozambique, promoting renewable energy in Portuguese-speaking African countries and promoting gender equality in access to sustainable energy.

 

rita.marouco@aler-renovaveis.org
Project Manager
Pedro Clemente

Pedro is an Environmental Engineer, with a master's degree in Environmental Management and Systems, having worked as a scientific researcher and as an environmental and social impact consultant in renewable energy projects.
He is a project manager at ALER and responsible for the development and promotion of renewable energy initiatives in Portuguese-speaking African countries, specifically in São Tomé and Príncipe, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau.

 

pedro.clemente@aler-renovaveis.org

Communication and Events

Communication and Events Manager
Andreia Pereira

Andreia began her professional career in journalism, passing through the press, radio and Local TV. In recent years she has worked in corporate communication and event organization.
She is currently responsible for all of ALER's Communication and the organization of events, as well as the definition and implementation of the Association's Communication Strategy.

 

andreia.pereira@aler-renovaveis.org
Communications and Events Assistant
Joana Marques Fernandes

Joana has a Master's degree in Communication Sciences, a Postgraduate Degree in Writing Arts and a degree in Portuguese and English Literature from Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
At ALER she is Communication and Events Assistant, supporting the Communication and Events Manager, writing the newsletter and ensuring the Members management and other administrative tasks.

 

joana.fernandes@aler-renovaveis.org