Henrique Pereira is the Chief Executive Officer of Taka Solutions, a UAE-based technology, engineering and finance company that delivers comprehensive energy solutions to improve energy and water efficiency, reduce carbon impact and save money. Henrique has extensive experience in leadership roles, with more than 15 years in the ESCO and energy efficiency markets across Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining Taka Solutions, Henrique was working with the Ras Al Khaimah Municipality Department and was responsible for the retrofit and energy management programs for the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. His prior experience includes leadership roles such as Vice-President of the Portuguese Business Council in Dubai, Managing Director at SEABRA Middle East, Managing Director at ISA, Vice-President at Critical Software & Manufacturing, among others. Henrique holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering from the University of Porto, Portugal and is an EVO Certified Energy Manager (CEM), EVO Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP), and certified Building Retrofit Specialist (EGBC).