About Us

Rita d'Araújo

A chemical engineer by training, Rita d'Araújo began her career in the gas appliances testing laboratory. She has worked in projects related to national and international standardization, managed specialized training, and currently serves as the General Director of ITG.

With over 40 years of service, her focus is on ITG's commitment to its members and clients.

João Ferreira

With a master's degree in engineering and industrial management, and former Colégio Militar student, João Ferreira has been involved in the energy sector for over 25 years. At ITG, his mission is to develop new business areas to support members, complement service offerings, and internationalize ITG.

Renato Vitorino

A mechanical engineering graduate, Renato Vitorino has been with ITG for over 23 years. Starting as gas network project analyst, his experience led him to coordinate the technical gas inspection team, and currently, he holds the position of Technical Director of ITG’s inspection body for gas and fuels.

He is responsible for the technical performance of services to clients and provides technical support, analyses projects, and issues technical reports.


Sandra Barreiros

Originally graduated in chemistry (research area), Sandra Barreiros brings structure, method, and precision to her work. With over 25 years of experience, she supports clients in certification and accreditation processes, from Portugal to Angola, Spain, the UK, and Ireland.


At ITG, her mission includes managing internal accreditations and developing the talents within the team.