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Meet our team

Bioinsight team comprises specialists in Biodiversity with a multidisciplinary background, highly knowledgeable in marine and terrestrial ecosystems and onshore and offshore projects.

South Africa

Ricardo Ramalho

Country Manager and Senior Environmental Scientist

Holding a BSc honours in Biological Sciences and a PhD in Environmental Sciences Ricardo has been conducting environmental studies for the past 10 years. He is specialised in biodiversity assessments and monitoring, with excellent technical skills and expertise on most of the terrestrial biodiversity groups and freshwater aquatic ecosystems.

Get to know Ricardo

  South Africa, Cape Town                  

  ricardo.r@bioinsight.co.za

       

  

Craig Campbell

Ecologist

Craig Campbell graduated with a 4-year BSc in Conservation Ecology at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. he has been involved in ecological baseline studies and biodiversity monitoring surveys on several renewable wind energy projects across South Africa.

Get to know Craig

  South Africa, Cape Town                  

  craig.c@bioinsight.co.za

       

  


Portugal

Miguel Mascarenhas

Bioinsight Manager

Miguel Mascarenhas is a Manager and an Ecological Environmental specialist that likes challenges, innovation and be a solution designer.


Get to know Miguel

  Portugal, Lisbon Headquarters                  

  miguelm@bioinsight-international.com

        

Sílvia Mesquita

Sales Manager

Sílvia Mesquita graduated in Applied Biology and holds a Post-Graduation in Tourism in Protected Areas. During her 13-year career she has worked in various projects worldwide.

Get to know Sílvia

  Portugal, Lisbon Headquarters                  

  silviam@bioinsight-international.com

        

  

Nuno Salgueiro

Production Manager

Nuno Salgueiro has acquired large technical experience on ecological impact assessment and developed numerous ecological monitoring program.

Get to know Nuno

  Portugal, Lisbon Headquarters                  

  nunos@bioinsight-international.com

        

  

Joana Marques

Bat and Bird Ecologist

Joana Marques has a BSc in Biology Applied to Terrestrial Ecosystems and has an MSc in Ecology and Environmental Management. In her 3-year experience she has been working towards reconciling energy development and biodiversity conservation, being involved in more than 20 wind farm, power lines and dam projects.

Get to know Joana

  Portugal, Lisbon Headquarters                  

  joanam@bioinsight-international.com

       

  

Sandra Rodrigues

Marine Specialist and Bat Ecologist

Sandra Rodrigues graduated in Environmental Biology and holds a MSc in Ecology and Environmental Management. She has acquired a wide range of marine and terrestrial sampling techniques and a global understanding these ecosystem during her 7-year career. 

Get to know Sandra

  Portugal, Lisbon Headquarters                  

  sandrar@bioinsight-international.com

       

  

Gonçalo Costa

Ecologist and wolf specialist

Gonçalo Costa's fascination with nature led him to graduated in Biology and to work in a wide range of projects, involving several different group species, although wolves have been his species of choice. 

Get to know Gonçalo

  Portugal, Lisbon Headquarters                  

  goncaloc@bioinsight-international.com

      

  

Silvie Cardiga

Financial Consultant

Silvie Cardiga has a BSc in Management provided by the Economy and Management Superior Institute in 2004 and is a Certified Account since 2013. Over time she has acquired skills working in a wide variety of subjects such as management control, quality management and administrative support to commercial activities.

Get to know Silvie

  Portugal               

  scardiga@sarimay.com

        

  

Anabela Paula

Conservation Biologist

Anabela Paula, is graduated in Biology and holds a MSc in Ecology, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Management. She started her career in 2004, working mainly with mammal monitoring and in Iberian lynx conservations programs, both in Portugal and Spain.

Get to know Anabela

  Portugal, Aveiro Branch                  

  anabelap@bioinsight-international.com

       

  

João Paula

Fauna and Flora Ecologist

João Paula has more than 9 years of professional experience as a biologist/technician. During his career he has collaborated in over 80 projects in his area of expertise. He has experience in the ecological sections of  environmental impact assessment processes, where he helps clients to understand the ecological interaction of their projects with nature.

Get to know João

  Portugal, Aveiro Branch                  

  joaop@bioinsight-international.com

   

  

Isabel Passos

Flora Specialist and Fauna Ecologist

Isabel Passos is graduated in Biology and holds an MSc in Applied Ecology, directed to the issue of invasive plants species. She has always invested in academic and professional training, mostly on the botanic field, where she develops most of her work.

Get to know Isabel

  Portugal, Aveiro Branch                  

  ipassos@bioinsight-international.com