Juan Pous

Juan Pous was Director of Innovation at a multinational infrastructures and services company Sacyr for 10 years, during which time he was responsible for quality, the environment and R&D&I. His mission was to reduce the firm’s carbon footprint, manage carbon dioxide emission quotas, reduce energy consumption among the company’s multiple construction, industrial and services activities and participate in drawing up the company’s annual sustainability and CSR reports. A Doctor in Mining Engineering and Associate Lecturer at the UPM Technical University of Madrid since 1996, he has been principal investigator on many projects, including three on improving energy efficiency, developing projects to calculate and certify carbon footprints and developing models for carbon dioxide capture for storage in deep geological formations.