João Paulo Costeira
COO Offshore & CDO
EDP Renováveis


João Paulo Costeira is EDPR COO Offshore & CDO.

Current positions in EDPR or EDP group of companies:

  • Chief Operating Officer - Offshore of EDP Renováveis S.A.
  • Chief Development Officer of EDP Renováveis S.A.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of EDP Renováveis S.A.
  • Member of the Executive Committee of EDP Renováveis S.A.

Main positions in the last five years:

  • Chief Operating Officer for Europe & Brazil of EDP Renováveis S.A.
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of EDP Renewables Italia SRL, EDP Renewables France Holding S.A., EDP Renewables SGPS SA, EDP
  • Renewables South Africa Ltd, EDP Renováveis Portugal S.A., EDPR PT- Parques Eólicos S.A., EDPR PT Promoção e Operação S.A., ENEOP 2 S.A., Greenwind S.A. and South Africa Wind & Solar Power SLU
  • Director of EDP Renewables Europe SL, EDP Renewables Polska SP zoo, EDP Renewables Romania SRL, EDP Renewables UK Ltd, EDP
  • Renováveis Brasil SA and EDP Renováveis Servicios Financieros S.A.

Other previous positions:

  • Commercial Director of Portgás
  • General Manager of Lisboagás (Lisbon’s Natural Gás LDC), Managing Director of Transgás Industria (Liberalized wholesale customers), and Managing Director of Lusitaniagás (Natural gas LDC) at Galpenergia Group (Portugal’s National Oil & Gas Company)
  • Member of the Management Team of GalpEmpresas and Galpgás
  • Executive Board Member for Natural Gas Distribution and Marketing (Portugal and Spain)


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering by the Faculdade Engenharia da Universidade do Porto
  • Master in Business Administration by IEP/ESADE (Oporto and Barcelona)
  • Executive Development Program at École des HEC (Université de Lausanne)
  • Strategic Leadership Development Program at INSEAD (Fontainebleau)
  • Advanced Management Program of IESE (Barcelona)


João Paulo Costeira is a speaker at September's Global Power & Energy Leaders' Summit, at GPEX 2018.

He will will be speaking on Transitioning to a New Energy Landscape, on Day 1 of the summit.

Register today and join 180 expert speakers at GPEX 2018.


Mon, 17th September 2018
at 11:15am