João Maciel is the Managing Director of EDP’s Centre for New Energy Technologies, dedicated to applied R&D in the energy sector. He was the former Technology Development Director of EDP Inovação. João served on the Board of other EDP R&D initiatives, namely the WindFloat Project. He has 20 years of experience working in the energy sector. João holds a Electrical Engineering – Power Systems degree from Lisbon University, an MBA from Portuguese Catholic University and advanced management studies from the London Business School.