Director of Corporate Management Division
Thiago Barral was appointed the President of the Energy Research Office (EPE) on February 1, 2019. He has been at EPE since 2007. Prior to his appointment as President of EPE, Thiago was Director of Economic and Energy and Environmental Studies from February 2018 to January 2019. Among other duties, he was responsible for studies in energy demand, distributed generation, energy efficiency, emission reduction targets for the energy industry, georeferenced base management, long-term energy and technology prospects. He previously served as the Head of the Department of Project Studies and Development where he coordinated the process of technical qualification and calculation of the price-ceiling in the electricity auctions, the supply studies for the isolated systems, and the feasibility studies of hydropower projects. At the same department, he served as Deputy Superintendent from September 2013 to September 2016. 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.
Director’s Technical Advisor
Virna Lisley Schaedler holds degrees in Legal and Social Sciences from the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS) (2000) and MBAs in Economics and Company law. She has worked for four years at CEEE – Companhia Estadual de Energia Elétrica - as the Executive Board Advisor in financial and legal areas.
Since 2007, Virna has been working at EPE as an Advisor to the Director of Corporate Management Board. On this position she is involved with such activities: Public tenders; Pension Plan; Strategic Planning; Representative on different committees.
Head of Information and Communications Technology Department
Sergio Miranda graduated in Electronic Engineering in 1981 and has a MSc in Electrical Engineering. He worked for 18 years as a researcher at the Electronics Department of Eletrobras Electrical Energy Research Center (CEPEL), developing software and hardware for SCADA and Distribution Automation systems. He joined the EPE IT Team in 2005, a few months after EPE creation, and since 2014 he is the company CIO.
Head of Human Resource Management Department
Ivete Terra Nunes assumed the position of Superintendent of Logistics Resources on December 27, 2005, granted by Companhia Estadual de Energia Elétrica do Rio Grande do Sul. Later on, after her retirement of CEEE, she was admited on July 6, 2009 at EPE continuing the management of the Superintendency of Logistics Resources, working in Human Resources management, General Administration and Bidding and Contracts.
She holds a degree in Business Administration and Public Administration from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul - UFRGS, and holds a Post Graduation in Business Management from UFRGS.
She worked for 33 years, from 1976 to 2009, at CEEE - State Electric Power Company of RS, where she held positions of leadership in the areas of Organizational Planning, Management Consulting and Superintendence of Human Resources, as well as served as Director's Advisor , in several managements, having participated in projects of implantation of strategic planning, elaboration of Manuals of Organization; Manuals and Norms of Procedures; implementation of Job and Wage Plan; collective bargaining; implementation of human resources management information systems and employee training projects, among other activities inherent to the positions held.
She was the Director of Social Security of the CEEE Social Security Foundation - ELETROCEEE, from December 1997 to January 1999.
Head of Financial Resources Department
Paulo Emílio Teixeira Barbosa holds degrees in Accounting Science from Associação de Ensino Unificado de Ensino do Distrito Federal – AEUDF (1985).
He has over 40 years of experience in Public Administration working as accountant in such Ministérios: Comunicação, Minas e Energia and Fazenda working in the accounting, audit, budget and financial execution department where he hold a management position.
Since 2013, he has been working as Superintend of Finance Resources leading a team of the budget, accountant and financial.
Head of Logistics Resources Department