Thiago Tavares is a Principal Consultant at VVA Economics & Policy, based in Brussels.
He is a civil engineer specialised in transport and mobility. His extensive work experience covers work for EU institutions, international organisations as well as private-sector consultancies with business clients.
Thiago currently manages complex research projects in the fields of space infrastructure and transport. In his role, Thiago is bringing his experience as a transport engineer from various projects (i.e. road, maritime, rail, air) to apply on European public policy with a focus on cost benefit analysis and the assessment and quantification of markets enabled by satellite technologies.
Thiago has previously worked for the European Commission (DG MOVE) and for consultancy firms as an expert consultant in EU policy projects with DG MOVE and DG GROW. Thiago also has experience in international projects in the Middle East, West and East Africa and Latin America, for research and infrastructure projects with DG GROW, DG DEVCO and the European Investment Bank (EIB).
Thiago is native in Portuguese and fluent in English, Spanish and French with good knowledge of Romanian.