HUMBERTO DELGADO ROSA

Humberto Delgado Rosa is the Director for Natural Capital, DG Environment, European Commission, since November 2015. His Directorate's mission is to protect, conserve and enhance the EU's natural capital in the areas of biodiversity, nature, land and soil, forests and nutrient cycles, as well as overseeing the LIFE Programme for nature and the environment.

Prior to his current position within the DG Environment, Delgado Rosa was Director for adaptation to climate change and low carbon technology, within the DG Climate Action, and State-Secretary for Environment in Portugal between 2005 and 2011.

Humberto Delgado Rosa will present the recently launched "EU Action Plan for Nature, People and the Economy". The Action Plan was produced by the European Commission after the evaluation process to the Birds and Habitats Directives, to improve their implementation and boost their contribution towards reaching the EU's biodiversity targets for 2020.