Eduardo Avila is an economist from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, specializing in energy and finance, and has worked in the financial market. While a student at UFRJ, he was president of the Students’ League of Finance and Investments and co-founder of the Energy and Technology League.
A volunteer since 2018, he is now the executive director of Revolusolar, an NGO created in 2015 with the aim of promoting the sustainable development of low-income communities
through solar energy.
Eduardo is a member of the Board Of Advisors of the BRICS CCI Young Leaders and was one of the 5 finalists from Latin America and the Caribbean for the United Nations Environment Program (UN) ‘Young Champions of the Earth 2020’ global award. Other awards include Global Energy Heroes 2022 (Stanford University), and Shell Youth Initiative 2020 (Energy, Smart Cities and Fighting COVID-19).