Dr. de Andrade has over 35 years’ experience advising the forestry, energy, mining, oil/gas, hydro-electric and large infrastructure sectors on sustainable development. Some of the most recognised and awarded cases worldwide are Camisea (Shell) in Peru and Akassa (Statoil, Shell and 9 other main oil companies) in the Niger Delta, Nigeria.
He served for several years as a member of the BHP Billiton Forum for Corporate Responsibility, directly advising the Board, CEO and top executives on improving sustainability of all its operations worldwide and has been personally involved in field operations in Colombia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Argentina, and Brazil (in South America), as well as in several countries in Africa (Nigeria, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Senegal, etc.) and Asia (Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Laos, Australia, China, Kazakhstan, etc.) with BHP Billiton and other similar companies.