Valentina Coelho Calixto

ICNF - Manager

Valentina Coelho Calixto, has a master degree in Land Use Planning and Environmental Impacts and a degree in Environmental Engineering (University Nova of Lisbon). Manager of Algarve’s Board for ICNF (Nature and Forests Conservation Institute), since 1/9/2015. President of ARH Algarve, I. P., from 1/10/2008 to 31/3/2012; Member of the Administration Board for Sociedade Polis Litoral Sudoeste (Requalification and promotion of the Southwest Coast) from 8/11/2009 to 14/11/2013; President of the Administration Board of Sociedade Polis Litoral Ria Formosa (Requalification and promotion of Ria Formosa), from 7/7/2008 to 28/12/2012; President of the Setting-up Committee for ARH Algarve, I.P., from 16/7/2007 to 30/9/2008; Vice – President of CCDR Algarve, from 1/10/2003 to 15/7/2007; Regional Manager for Algarve’s Environment and Natural Resources and for Environment and Land Use Planning
– Algarve, from May 1992 to 30/9/2003. She started her professional career in 1983, in CCR Algarve.



Debate: What value can the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism EUROPARC create in Nature Parks and Natura 2000 Network, in the Algarve?