Filipe Araújo

Filipe Araújo

Vice-Mayor, Porto Municipality, Portugal


Filipe Araújo is Porto’s Vice-Mayor and City Councillor for Environment, Climate, Innovation and Digital Transition; Chairman of Águas e Energia do Porto (municipal water and energy company of Porto); Chairman of Porto Ambiente (municipal waste collection company of Porto); Chairman of the Board of Directors of AdePorto (Porto’s Energy Agency); Chairman of Porto Digital Association (supports the Porto City Council in the development of e-government projects and online services); board member of LIPOR- Intermunicipal Waste Management of Greater Porto; Chair of Eurocities Environment Forum (2018-2023); Vice-Chair of Eurocities Environment Forum (2016-2018); advisory board member of Portuguese Association for the Development of Communications, advisory board member of MIL (Media Innovation Labs) of Porto University, and member of the Innovation Advisory Board, of Porto University. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto) and holds a M.Sc. in Telecommunications (UMIST - University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, UK). He was a guest Professor at the Faculty of Science of University of Porto, between 2007 and 2011 and a Municipal Deputy of Porto between 2005 and 2009. Other relevant executive functions include Service Manager in a telecommunication company, and board member of the Youth Foundation.

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Adaptation, Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism, Carbon Markets, Carbon removals, Circular economy, Energy, Innovation, Oceans / water

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