Thiago Barral has been an employee of the Energy Research Office (EPE) since 2007. In February 2019, he was appointed CEO.
Prior to this position, he also worked at the EPE as Director of Economic and Energy Studies and Head of the Power Generation Projects Department. His works ranged from the guidelines and calculation of cap price for the energy auctions and supply planning for isolated systems, to energy demand studies, distributed generation and energy efficiency, and socio-environmental studies associated to the expansion of energy infrastructure.
Thiago holds a degree in Civil Engineering from UFJF, a Master in Water Resources and Environment from COPPE / UFRJ and a post-graduate degree in Public Administration from FGV-RJ.