Miguel Moreira da Silva

Head of Data & Analytics
REN

Miguel Moreira da Silva is an expert on Energy Systems and an experienced manager at multinational companies.  Miguel was selected, in 2013, one of the 100 “Future Energy Leaders” by the World Energy Council. He holds a PhD in Sustainable Energy Systems from the MIT Portugal Program and is a chartered Electrical and Computer Engineer from U.Porto.

He has handled engineering and management roles in the energy value chain (REN, Itron, Iskraemeco, EDF). Besides the industry activity, Miguel has been lecturing energy fundamentals at U.Lisbon and served has technology advisor the Portuguese Government.

Miguel has been working at REN (Portugal’s power and gas TSO) for 7 years, firstly as Head of Innovation and then as Head of Electricity Asset Management. In the last 2 years he has launched the Data & Analytics department, aiming at developing a data-centric organization, including asset sensing, BigData, AI models, and business intelligence..