Beginning Wednesday, 17 June 2020 12:30
End Wednesday, 17 June 2020 14:00
Event fees British Chamber members: €0.00 (incl. VAT)
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Join us for a fascinating discussion on Europe’s Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 led by Humberto Delgado Director of Natural Capital at DG ENV, European Commission.

With nature’s unprecedented decline and the accelerated rate at which species are becoming extinct it is clear that implementing a biodiversity strategy is crucial. This strategy is an integral component of the European Green Deal. It is important to note that this strategy will impact a wide variety of sectors including trade, agriculture, industry and economic policy.

Speakers:

Director for Natural Capital, DG ENV | European Commission

Humberto Delgado Rosa is the Director for Natural Capital, DG Environment, European Commission. Previously he was Director for Mainstreaming Adaptation and Low Carbon Technology, DG Climate Action, EC.

He has relevant experience in European and international environmental policy, particularly in biodiversity and climate change issues. He served as Secretary of State for the Environment of the Portuguese Government from March 2005 to June 2011. Between 1995 and 2002 he was an advisor for environmental matters to the Prime-Minister of Portugal.

He received both his PhD in Evolutionary Biology (1995) and his undergraduate degree in Biology (1983) from the University of Lisbon, where he was assistant professor and researcher. He has been a member and served in the boards of several professional and scientific organizations.

H. Delgado Rosa was born in Lisbon in 1960.

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