Daniela Da Costa is a Civil Engineer with a Specialization in Energy and Environment and a Master´s Degree on Environmental Design and New Technologies. Currently working as an Environmental Consultant, Daniela specializes on climate change mitigation, renewable energies, energy efficiency and waste management.
She has experience as an Environmental Engineering Research Assistant estimating the biogas generation of municipal solid waste with the aim to reduce fugitive emissions from sanitary landfill management. Additional experience focuses on energy efficiency methods to reduce the energy consumption and carbon footprint of the building sector.
Ingrid holds a BSc in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology. Ingrid has experience in data analysis, environmental monitoring, and biodiversity conservation. In addition, Ingrid has experience as a research assistant for a long-term research project focused on studying the impact of climate change on marine ecosystems. At Gauss, Ingrid supports a wide range of projects related to policy assessments, data processing, and mitigation and adaptation to climate change.
Javier holds a PhD in theoretical physics and a master’s degree in mathematics, specialized in differential equations. Currently working as an Environmental Consultant at Gauss, Javier has solid experience working with data, mathematics, and research projects and is specialized in climate models. Before working in Gauss, Javier was involved in several research projects, managing big data and making physics of complex systems. Furthermore, Javier has taken several courses of Data Science and Machine Learning. Javier is very familiar with the field of modeling and forecasting climate, transport, and mitigation policy impacts.
Chemistry degree and Master in environmental engineering and management.
Over 25 years’ experience in research and consultancy on sustainability issues. In-country experience in over 60 countries through missions covering assessments, monitoring, training and reviews, capacity building, technical support and expert advice in climate change and energy policies and measures, energy statistics, greenhouse gas emissions, material flows, environmental economics, waste generation and management and resources efficiency.
European Comission Vice-chair and expert evaluator of environmental and energy research proposals.
UNFCCC Lead reviewer.
Degree in Environmental Sciences, Degree in economics, and Ph.D.(c) in economics.
Researcher and consultant in environmental economics. Expertise in climate change and air quality, particularly in the areas of air emission inventories compilation, emissions modeling, policy analysis, and green finance.
UNFCCC and CRLTAP expert reviewer.
Chair of the Compliance Committee of the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTR).
Sander Akkermans holds a master’s degree in environment and resource management and is environmental consultant on climate change and sustainability issues. Sander has a solid experience in the development of GHG emission inventories under the United Nations Framework Convention of Climate Change (UNFCCC) and in climate change policy analysis. Furthermore, Sander has experience in corporate social responsibility, producing greenhouse gas emission inventories in order to obtain external CO2 performance ladder certificates. He has also been involved in establishing the groundwork for new carbon offsetting initiatives for a non-profit governmental organization, which has granted him experience in a broad field of social and environmental challenges.
Théo holds a BSc in Biodiversity and Conservation and an MSc in ecosystem services. Theo has experience in data analysis, geographic information systems, and remote sensing applied to geospatial analysis to support policy assessments. Théo has been the scientific coordinator and editor of the Ecobiose scientific committee for the publication of an assessment report on the role of biodiversity in regional socio-ecosystems. Furthermore, Théo has experience as a research assistant for a project to develop a bioenergy-based electrification strategy for rural communities in Africa. At Gauss, Théo supports a wide range of projects related to data processing, policy assessments, biodiversity, and adaptation to climate change.
Adriana speaks fluently three languages, and has extensive experience in HR coordination, outreach and networking, and in the preparation of bids for international tenders.