Natanael is mapping energy and material flows to establish efficient resources use in the foundation industries as part of the TransFIRe project. His background is in the analysis of energy systems towards sustainable development. He holds a PhD in Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering and a MSc in Mechanical Engineering from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia. Prior to KAUST, he obtained a BSc in Renewable Energy and Environment Engineering at the Federal University of Pampa in Brazil.