Luís Mira Amaral
Degree in Electrical Engineering and Economics. More than 25 years as Chairman and Managing Director in Top Financial Institutions and Multinational Companies (BPI, CGD, Banco BIC, EDP, Cimpor, UNICER …). Expert in Strategy and Governance.
Degree in Industrial Technique, Economics, IT and Management. Experience of over 15 years as a CEO in Multinational Companies. Pioneer in Venture Capital Investment in Portugal. Expert in Strategy, Leadership and Management.
Degree in Psychology and Management. More than 25 years of experience in leading multinational companies from the industrial sector, successfully managing multiple M&A transactions and exits. Expert in Finance and HR.
Ana Paula Reis
Degree in Management. Successful Entrepreneur, founded and exited SelPlus/SelData to Advantage Smollan a top multinational group. Expert in Sales & Marketing.
Francisco Ferreira Pinto
Degree in Engineering and Industrial Management, complemented by an MBA in Nova, Católica and MIT. More than 5 years experience in Business Consultancy at Deloitte leading projects in multiple industries. More than 5 years experience in Venture Capital. Expert in Investments and Startups.
MSc in Management at Nova School of Business and Economics. More than 2 years experience in Venture Capital. Expert in Dealflow and Investment Analysis.
Degree in Management, MBA-Marketing from UCP and AMP from INSEAD. More than 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).
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)
Expert Digital & VC
Degree in Civil Engineering. 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. More than 5 years experience in Venture Capital.
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