Gonçalo Alves

He was born in Trás-os-Montes, on the banks of the river Tua-Mirandela in 1972.

He is a Forestry Engineer with a degree from the Instituto Superior de Agronomia .

In 1996 he began his professional career as a member of the Technical Secretarial of the "Expert Meeting for Rehabilitation of Degraded Soils" and the Ministerial Conference for the Protection of Forests in Europe”.
Since then, his connection to forestry projects has been a constant, both as a consultant and as a member of the staff of companies and institutions in the sector - IFADAP (Institute for the Financing and Support of Agriculture and Fisheries) Unimadeiras; Abastena; Investwood; Proef ; National Civil Protection Authority; Centro Pinus; National Forest Authority; FSC@ (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (The programme of the Endorsement of the Endorsement of Forest Certification); MC02; Office of Minister of Agriculture, Forests and Rural Development of the XXI Constitutional Government and Smart Forest.