Philippe Hanna de Almeida Oliveira, PhD


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Research interests

Philippe has over 15 years of experience as an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practitioner, researcher and lecturer. He has a Bachelor and Master degree in social anthropology from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil), and has a PhD in cultural geography from the University of Groningen (Netherlands). Focusing on symbolic anthropology, interethnic relations and social movements, he teaches human geography in the Faculty of Spatial Sciences at the University of Groningen and is a consultant on social impact assessment and project adequacy to culturally differentiated groups. His professional background includes private sector, International Finance Institutions (IFIs), consultancy, NGOs and scientific research. He is skilled in applying and verifying environmental & social safeguards and international benchmark standards in industries such as Renewable Energy, Agriculture, Mining, Logistics, Oil & Gas and Infrastructure.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

External positions

Environmental, Social and Governance Consultant, Royal HaskoningDHV

1-Nov-2017 → …

Environmental, Social and Governance Consultant, Freelance consultant

1-Jun-2016 → …


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