Carlos Oliveira Augusto

Carlos Oliveira Augusto has a background in Civil Engineering, Business Management and Sustainable Construction, currently attending a Ph.D in Architecture at Universidade Lusada de Lisboa.He is researcher at CITAD - Center for Research in Territory, Architecture and Design of Universidade Lusiada de Lisboa and at CDRSP - Center for the Rapid and Sustainable Product Development, of IPL - Polytechnic Institute of Leiria.He regularly develops the activity of lecturer in higher education institutions and in national and international conferences. He is the author of a book published with the sponsorship of FCT - Foundation for Science and Technology about Sustainable Construction With nearly three decades of professional experience, mostly in industrial companies in the construction sector, he is currently the CEO of FACTOR4Sustainability, a company that develops and markets training & consulting services, using the concept of Sustainable Development and Circular Economy He is co-director of the post-graduate courses in Bussiness Innovation & Sustainability and in Circular Economy, at the Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (ULHT) Within the scope of the United Nations' Global Compact Network Portugal, he is the national ambassador of the Alliance for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Portugal, for SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.