Helena Martins has a PhD in Sciences Applied to the Environment from the University of Aveiro and a MsC in Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment from the Technical University of Lisbon.
In 2016 Helena moved to Sweden to work as science communicator at the Rossby Centre, the climate modelling research unit at the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute. Her main goal is to maximize the societal impact and relevance of the research conducted at the Rossby Centre. She engages in climate science communication towards the general public, researchers and decision-makers. She is leading outreach and stakeholder engagement in H2020 projects COMFORT and CRESCENDO.