Paulo Preto dos Santos

General Director, Dourogás Natural

Paulo Preto dos Santos has a mechanical engineering master’s degree from Instituto Superior Técnico, with a long background in oil and gas, energy, and renewable energies, with a postgraduate degree in Senior Management from AESE / IESE - Business Scholl. He has over 33 years of experience in the energy sector, in areas such as oil & gas, gas-to-power, biomass, hydrogen, renewables, and energy advisory.

He started his career at SHELL, where he spent 6 years, he was director and manager at GALPENERGIA, general director at SOBIOEN, commercial director at WINPOWER, partner at GESTO ENERGY, general manager, and founder of TERMOGREEN.

He is currently Director-General of Dourogás Renovável, Secretary-General of APEB-Portuguese Association of Biomass-Energy, and Vice-Coordinator of the Energy Commission of the OE- Ordem dos Engenheiros.