The consultants that support LCW in various types of projects and studies, are the following:


Frederico Melâneo

Main qualifications and associations:

  • Civil engineer (Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, 1974);
  • Senior member Nº 12136  and  Geotechnical Expert of the Portuguese Engineering Council.

Designer and construction supervisor of road, railway, metro and hydraulic tunnels, the following to be highlighted:

  • Road tunnels: Gardunha, Castro Daire, Varosa,  Régua, and Carenque;
  • Railway tunnels: Pragal, Feijó and Penalva;
  • Metro tunnels in Lisbon: stretches Odivelas / Campo Grande, Pontinha / Amadora and Alameda / Campolide;
  • Hydraulic tunnels: Meimoa dam, stretch  between the reservoirs of Hamiz and  Keddara;
  • Funcho and Távora dams.

Henrique Pires de Almeida

Main qualifications and associations:

  • Electrotechnic engineer(Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, 1978);
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in “Electrical Power Engineering” (Queen Mary College, Universidade de Londres, 1978/1979);
  • Senior member Nº15789 of the Portuguese Engineering Council.

Professional experience in production, transmission and distribution of electrical energy, be it hydro, wind and geothermal generator, namely:

  • Design of power systems for thermoelectric plants in South Africa;
  • Contracts administration and work quality management of electric resources in Portugal, Spain and Angola, such as the eolic parks in Vila Lobos, Igreja Nova, Cabeço Alto and Lomba da Seixa;
  • Design of hydroelectric plants in Angola – Cuando, Kunje, Quedas do Binga and Luachimo.