Rui Lopes

Project Manager

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Rui Lopes

Rui is a Project Manager at Climate Analytics supporting the Diplomacy Team on the IMPACT, CASA AOSIS and CASA LDC projects. He joined the team in 2021 and is based in the Berlin office.

Before joining Climate Analytics, Rui has worked seven years in the British Diplomatic Mission in Brazil where he gained rich experience in designing and implementing international cooperation programmes funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and the UK Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Department (BEIS). As Newton Fund manager, he supported the establishment of research programmes in biodiversity, climates sciences and energy, including AdaptaClima and CSSP (Climate Sciences for Services Partnership). Rui was also active in setting up science diplomacy campaigns and acted as programme lead for the UK-Brazil Year of Science 2018-2019 as well as side events alongside Rio 2016 Olympics.

Rui holds a Master degree in Public Affairs from Sciences Po Paris and a Bachelor degree in International Relations from the University of Sao Paulo. He is passionate about the interaction between development and climate change policies.