Miguel Guimarães, UK Power Networks, Infrastructure Planning Engineer

Miguel Guimarães

UK Power Networks, Infrastructure Planning Engineer

  • Year when you began working at INESC TEC and when you left: 2007-2009
  • Centre at INESC TEC where you worked: CPES – Centre for Power and Energy Systems (former Power Systems Unit)


What have you been doing professionally since you left INESC TEC?

After leaving INESC TEC, I worked in the project management area at EFACEC. After several years in this job position, I took a training course in management and I became Head of Tenders at Martifer Solar (current Voltalia). Later, I accepted the challenge to be part of the network planning department at UK Power Networks, where I’ve been working for five years now.

How did your experience at INESC TEC contribute to your new professional history?

My experience at INESC TEC was the ideal way to make the transition from the academic environment to the business world. At INESC TEC, they teach us how to have a positive attitude towards intellectual challenges and the need for constant learning, which is crucial for the professional success.

When you think about INESC TEC, what comes to your mind?

The good mood and the friendly spirit. The quality of INESC TEC’s cafeteria.


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