Rui Dias

Senior Consultant

Rui is a Senior Circular Economy Consultant in 3Keel’s Climate, Nature, and Resources Business Unit, working mainly on developing life cycle assessments (LCA) of products and organisations. Rui is a skilled LCA analyst with a proven track record of effectively analysing and interpreting LCA data across diverse environmental challenges including carbon and resource management, ecosystem health and quality, and biodiversity to identify opportunities for optimisation and improvement.

Before joining 3keel, Rui worked as a Senior LCA Consultant for WSP, managing and delivering life cycle assessment projects and developing whole life carbon strategies for the built environment and industry sectors. His past experiences include working as an applied sustainability researcher in international and client-oriented projects, understanding the context and needs, and proposing data-driven and science-based strategies to support the transition towards circular, net-zero, and sustainable business models. Rui has been publishing impactful scientific articles encompassing innovative tools, frameworks, and insights in the circular economy and sustainability areas.

Rui has a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering and he is currently pursuing a PhD degree in Engineering and Management specialised in embedding Sustainable Supply Chain Management with Circular Economy strategies. While pursuing his PhD degree, Rui gained experience in building decision support tools for supply chain management problems and in modelling companies’ processes to improve operations while reducing costs and the environmental footprint.