Tiago Oliveira

Board Member
Tiago Oliveira (board member since September 2023) Dr. Oliveria is a PhD and Forest Engineer with 30 years of experience in national and international activities specialized in the topics of wildland fire risk management and governance. Appointed by the Prime-Minister, in the aftermath of the 2017 wildfire season, to lead the creation of the Integrated Rural Fire Management System in Portugal. Chairman of the Board of the Portuguese Agency for Integrated Rural Fire Management since January 2019. (https://www.agif.pt/en) Former Head of the Department of Innovation and Forestry Development (2016-2017) at The Navigator Company. Head of forest protection, responsible for fire prevention and suppression operational programs and R&D project, from 2008 to 2016. Operations and research experience grounded on 25 wildfire seasons as risk manager, incident commander, aerial coordinator, hotshot crew or regular wildland firefighter. Assistant Lecturer at MedFor Master (2013-2017) and advisor of the XV and XVII Portuguese Governments (2004). Head of Inventory and GIS unit (1998-2003) and Assistant Research (1994-1998) at National Geographic Agency. Besides several communications and papers, developed his personal and professional skills in strategy, planning, risk analysis, forest investment, change management, communication, project management, natural resource survey, GIS and remote sensing https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tiago_Oliveira17