- TEAM -
Luís Mira Amaral
Degree in Electrical Engineering from IST and Master in Economics from UNL.
Former Minister of Industry and Energy and former Minister of Labour and Social Security.
Experience 25+ years as Chairman and Managing Director in Financial Institutions and Multinational Companies (BPI, CGD, Banco BIC, EDP, Cimpor, UNICER …)
Executive Board MemberDegree in Industrial Technique, Economics, IT and Management.
Experience of over 16 years as a CEO in Multinational Companies.
8+ years experience in Venture Capital of Business Angels in Portugal.
Executive Board MemberDegree in Civil Engineering from IST.
More than 30 years of professional experience in Multinational Companies (Solvay, Procter & Gamble, PepsiCo, Danone, Cogeco) of which the last 16 as a Managing Director in Portugal and abroad.
4+ years experience in Venture Capital of Business Angels in Portugal.
Executive Board Member
Degree in Psychology from Oporto University. Post-graduations in Management and Finances.
More than 25 years of experience in the management of multinational companies from the industrial sector, with functions, amongst others, of general managment, CFO and CCDO.
Francisco Ferreira Pinto
Executive Board MemberMaster’s degree in Engineering and Industrial Management in IST, complemented by an MBA in Nova, Católica and MIT.
5+ years experience in Business Consultancy at Deloitte where he left as a Manager. Worked in many different sectors (Energy, Transports, Tourism, Retail, Real Estate, Cement, …)
5+ years experience in Venture Capital of Business Angels in Portugal.
AssociateMSc in Management at Nova School of Business and Economics.
2+ years experience in Venture Capital of Business Angels in Portugal.
Investment CommitteeDegree in Management from ISCTE, MBA-Marketing from UCP and AMP from INSEAD.
25+ years experience in Multinational Companies, of which the last 19 at PepsiCo, where he worked in Marketing, Sales, Franchising and General Management.
Member of the Investment Committee
Coach certified by the International Coaching Community (ICC) specialist in personal, professional, organizational change (Change Innovator).
Founder of Pedro Pires Coaching and experienced entrepreneur in crowdfunding (+ 4 years).
- Advisory Board -
Dr. Bruno Silva Santos
Ph.D in Immunology and post-doc from the University College London. Vice-President of iMM Lisboa. Pfizer Award in Clinical Research (2009) among many others. +10 selected publications
Eng. Rui Duarte Brandão
B.Sc. and M.Sc. Systems Engineering and Computing. More than 30 years of experience at Siemens being responsible for:
- Healthcare in Japan, President and CEO (+1 Billion euros)
- Diagnostic Division, Head Global Customer Care (+3,5 Billion euros)
- Siemens Healthcare, Head PMO Strategy (+12 Billion euros)
Dra. Ana Paula Reis
Sale of the company SelPlus/Seldata to Advantage Smollan. Co-founder of SelPlus/Seldata, now with more than 250 employees and several multinational companies as customers. Director of Sales and Category Management for the Iberian Peninsula MARS
Eng. Rogério Carapuça
B.Sc., M.Sc., and PhD in Electrical Engineering at IST. Chairman at Novabase and Board Member of several companies in the Group. President of APDC – Associação Portuguesa para o Desenvolvimento das Comunicações
Dr. Pedro Queirós
B.Sc., M.Sc., in Electrical Engineering at IST. Executive Chairman at Ericsson. Ex-Country Manager at Cisco Systems, responsible for the launch in Portugal. Founder and owner of a propriety in Douro that produces and sells own wine