Humberto Delgato Rosa
Humberto Delgado Rosa is the Director for mainstreaming adaptation and low carbon technology in DG Climate Action, European Commission, since January 2012. He has relevant experience in European and international environmental policy, particularly in climate change issues. He served as Secretary of State for the Environment of Portugal from March 2005 to June 2011. In 2007 he was EU lead negotiator for the UN Climate Change Conference, during the Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council. Between 1995 and 2002 he was advisor for environmental matters to the Prime Minister of Portugal. H. Delgado Rosa holds a PhD in Evolutionary Biology, and was a professor and researcher at the University of Lisbon, with experience in animal biology, biodiversity and life science ethics. Born in Lisbon in 1960, he is the father of two, and he is fluent in English, French and Spanish.