João Pedro is a biodiversity expert with 25 years of experience in EU policy implementation and evaluation. He has delivered successful projects for the European Commission, private sector organizations, and NGOs, demonstrating his ability to work with diverse stakeholders.
João Pedro's professional background is rooted in his expertise in supporting the implementation of EU environmental policy, particularly in the areas of biodiversity and Natura 2000, through the utilization of EU funded projects such as LIFE and HORIZON programmes. His knowledge also extends to evaluate the impact on environment and climate of EU policies and programmes such as agriculture (CAP) and European Regional Policy Funds (ERDF).
With his strong background in strategic environmental assessments (SEAs), João Pedro has also played a crucial role in conducting SEA of EU programs such as Rural Development and Interreg, and Environmental Action Plan of Bosnia Herzegovina. Additionally, he has experience in EU protected habitats and species management and conservation, ecosystem restoration, and nature-based solutions. He has conducted Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) of energy, tourism, and industry projects as well.
Ben Grebot, Director of Environmental Policy & Economics said “I am delighted that João has joined us at a really exciting time for both the team and wider group. His background is very complementary to the skills and experience of the wider team and helps to expand our capabilities on nature and biodiversity policy and funding programmes. This links in well with our broader Logika Group capabilities in environmental and ecological assessment. This is also a key recruit for our Brussels office.”
On his appointment, João Pedro said” I am very excited to join the team at a time when nature and climate-positive approaches are at the forefront of EU's environmental and climate policy, as well as private sector initiatives. I am looking forward to contribute to Logika's diverse team and its clients by bringing cross-cutting views to better link environmental and climate policy development and implementation with citizens and private sector.“
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