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Nuno Silva

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Nuno Silva

Managing Director


Nuno is currently the Managing Director of the Service Business Unit and Global Director for Technology and Innovation of the Efacec Group. He has been managing several innovation initiatives and focusing on the creation of new activity areas such as Digital Asset Management, Energy Storage, Microgrids and Dynamic Demand Response. He is also Head of the Technology School of the corporate University of Efacec Group. He is also the CTO of GridData, a startup who harness the value of data and makes it tangible by optimizing and facilitating a sustainable planning and operations of utilities. He is a Senior Member of IEEE as well as the Power Engineering Society (PES) of IEEE and he has served at the Technical Committees of several international conferences. He now registers over 80 publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.

Nuno is a vivid promotor of a more sustainable world through a rapid and swift energy transition. He is afraid of being just another person in the world. He graduated from University of Porto and received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College London and complimented his curiosity with an MBA from Catolica Porto Business School and an immersive leadership course at IMD Lausanne. He likes to cultivate knowledge by lecturing at 2 different Universities (Engineering Faculty and Business School) and supervising several MSc and PhD thesis. Because he wants to leave a legacy, he is a founding partner of an ICT start-up in Germany and a Mentor at several start-ups acceleration associations as well as the manager of a 20Meur venture capital on behalf of Efacec. Everyday he tries to stretch time.

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