Alice holds a Law degree from UERJ (State University of Rio de Janeiro) and a MSc in Political Economy of Late Development from the London School of Economics. She has experience in corporate law and a long track record in projects with civil society organizations in the field of sustainable development and climate change. Alice was Coordinator of the Climate Policy and Outreach Portfólio at iCS - Institute for Climate and Society, and before that she coordinated climate and development projects at GiP - Public Interest Management. Alice currently resides in Germany where she is a Humboldt Chancellor Fellow, conducting research on civil society's influence on parliamentary engagement on climate agendas.
Philipp Hauser is a Senior Associate at the Think Tank Agora Energiewende, based in Berlin, Germany, and leads studies and activities in the area of energy transition, with a focus on industrial transformation and Latin America. Philipp is of German origin, holds a Master's degree in Chemistry from the University of Freiburg, Germany, and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Coppead Institute of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Brazil. After finishing his master's degree at Coppead, Philipp worked for 15 years in Brazil in the areas of climate policy and energy transition. He started his career at ecosecurities, a company that pioneered the development of low-carbon projects and strategies, and was vice president of energy transition at Engie. During his career, Philipp has designed and implemented several innovative business models in the areas of climate change, biodiversity conservation, and sustainable development. Within the scope of his activities at Agora Energiewende and in partnership with the E+ Energy Transition Institute, Philipp continues to support discussions on the opportunities of the energy transition for Brazil's development.
Bachelor's degree in Economic Sciences and Master's degree in Economics from UFMG. He has been a Legislative Consultant of the Federal Senate in the area of Economics since March 2014. He held the position of Program Director of the Executive Secretariat of the Ministry of Mines & Energy from 2016 to 2018. As a Specialist in Public Policies and Government Management (2002-2014), he held the position of Deputy Secretary of the Secretariat for Economic Monitoring (Seae) of the Ministry of Finance (2008 to 2014). He was also Member of the Board of Directors of Light S/A (2011-2014), Member of the Board of Director of the National Department of Transports Infrastructure (2011-2014), Board Member of the Energy Research Company (2011), Fiscal Advisor of Banco da Amazônia S/A (2009-2011). He is an associate professor on MBA courses in the regulatory area offered by the Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Brasília-DF, he was also a faculty member of the Infrastructure Policies Specialization course, at the National School of Public Administration (ENAP). Author of publications on economic regulation, focusing on the electricity sector, market competitiveness.