João Costeira

EMD Low Carbon Generation at Repsol

João Costeira is executive managing director of Low Carbon Generation and member of Repsol's Executive Committee. His responsibilities include the management of the renewable electricity generation asset portfolio with the aim of driving the growth and international expansion of this business. He is also in charge of implementing the company's low-emissions generation strategy by consolidating a new business structure and covering the entire value chain in order to position Repsol as a leading operator in new energies. The entry in the North American and Chilean markets as well as the development of a solid project pipeline in Spain are some of the highlights encompassed by this strategy.

João Costeira joined Repsol in 2019 as executive director of Low Carbon Generation after a more than 25-year professional career in various positions in the energy sector. He was member of the Executive Committee at EDP Renewables for 12 years, holding the positions of chief operating officer (COO) of Europe and Latin America, Offshore COO, and chief development officer. Between 2012 and 2019, he was also member of the Board of Directors.

Prior to this, he held various positions from 1994 until 2007 within the EDP group and in Galpenergia, including serving on the Board of Directors of Naturgas (currently Nortegas) in Spain and of Portgás and Lusitaniagás in Portugal.

João Costeira has a degree in electrotechnical engineering from the University of Oporto and an Executive MBA from the Porto Management School. He also completed the Advanced Management Program and the Global CEO Program at IESE.


  • EMD Low Carbon Generation

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