Thiago Barral

Since 2019, Thiago Barral is President of the Energy Research Office (EPE), a Brazilian institution responsible for energy planning studies and official energy statistics. EPE is part of the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Brazil and its works include the recently released National Energy Plan 2050 and the annual editions of the 10-Year Energy Plan. Thiago has worked at EPE for 13 years, in positions such as Director for Energy Economics and Environmental Studies. Since 2018, he serves as the focal point for Brazil’s engagement at the Clean Energy Ministerial and Mission Innovation and supports collaboration with the IEA and bilateral cooperation programmes.