We are proud to feature Andreia Carreiro, recognized as the “Woman in Energy 2022” by the European Commission, is the director of innovation and strategy at Cleanwatts. Her recent interview with Link To Leaders offers a glimpse into her remarkable journey and contributions to the energy transition, especially in the Azores, and her views on the current energy landscape.
Andreia has been instrumental in driving sustainable energy initiatives. Her diverse experience includes advising the Secretary of State for Energy in Portugal and leading key public administration programs for energy efficiency.
Her academic credentials, combined with her professional experiences, underscore her dedication to sustainable energy and innovation. At Cleanwatts, she spearheads strategic projects, nurturing energy communities and promoting local energy solutions. Her involvement in the Women Energy Portugal initiative reflects her commitment to fostering inclusive participation in the energy sector.
Andreia’s recognition at the European Sustainable Energy Awards 2022, amidst esteemed competitors, is a testament to her impactful work in the field. She believes in the power of showcasing successful women’s contributions to inspire broader participation and to address imbalances in the sector.
Reflecting on her career, she cites the challenges of balancing academic pursuits with professional responsibilities and navigating the political sphere as key moments that have shaped her path. Looking ahead, Andreia remains dedicated to the energy sector, championing innovation and effective solutions for a sustainable future.
For a deeper understanding of Andreia Carreiro’s impact and vision for the energy sector, read the full interview on Link To Leaders here. (in Portuguese)