‚ÄĒ Degree in Law from the Faculty of Law of Coimbra University and a masters in Legal and political Sciences from the same Faculty. She attended the 1st PhD Course at the Faculty of Law of Coimbra University in the academic year of 2000/2001 and is preparing a PhD Dissertation in the field of Territorial Organisation Law and Town Planning Law ‚ÄĒ She has been an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law of Coimbra University since March 1991 and lectures on the Post-Graduation Course in Town Planning, the Environment and Organisational Law at the same faculty, promoted by the Law Studies Centre for the Organisation of Town Planning and the Environment.She also lectures on the Post-Graduation course in Public Regulation at the Faculty of Law of Coimbra (promoted by the Public Law and Regulation Studies Centre) the subject Economic Regulation, the Environment and Consumers. She was a legal advisor for the Secretary of State of the Local Administration and Territorial Organisation during 1993 and provided advice to the same Secretary of State during the years of 1997, 1998 and 1999, having taken part in the working group that drew up Statute Law no.380 enacted on September 22nd 1999.

Degree in Economy by the University of Porto Economics Faculty. Organizational Development and Management Planning and Control Director at CORTICEIRA AMORIM SGPS. Administrator for CORTICEIRA AMORIM SPGS, responsible for the Management Planning and Control areas, as well as Information Systems.

Professor at Faculdade de Economia da Universidade do Porto, where he did his undergraduate studies in Economics, in 1973. He began teaching at this university the same year. Fernando Teixeira dos Santos has a PhD in Economics from the University of South Carolina (USA). He was State Secretary of Treasury and Finance (1995-1999), President of Portugal’s Securities and Exchange Commission (CMVM) (2000-2005), Minister of State and Finance (2005-2011). Between July and October 2009, he was also Minister for the Economy and Innovation. Fernando Teixeira dos Santos is coordinator of Porto Business School’s MBAs.

Law degree from the Faculty of Law, Portuguese Catholic University, Post graduate in Labour Law and Labour Process from the same university and a specialization in European International Law from the Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. Membership of the Company Lawyers TELLES DE ABREU AND ASSOCIATES-ATTORNEYS AT LAW, RL," where he works as a lawyer, geared more to the areas of Employment Law, Competition Law, Commercial Law, European International Law and Civil Law. He has sponsored several lawsuits that run on the Court of First Instance of the European Union and often accompanies processes of the labour area, consultancy on competition law, accompanying the process of drafting shareholders agreements, including divestitures, mergers and transformations.

Chief Developer at Capital Urbano (former John Neild & Associados) Board Member Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Portugal Board Member Urban Land Institute Portugal District Council Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, FRICS

With a career of more than 30 years in diverse business sectors - Financial Services (Consumer Credit), Industry (Chemical, Natural Resources), retail (automobile sector), Health (Diagnostic Imaging), Distribution of tourism products and services (retail, tour operation, Representations, Incoming: Off line, On line, Leisure, Corporate, Meetings, Incentives and Congress), Consulting (Management & Distribution Solutions & Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions), Shared Services - and also assuming Management and Administration roles, from Administration and Finance Direction, to Controller, CFO, CSO (Systems), Executive Vice President (Functional and Business areas, M & A and New Business), CEO and executive responsibilities in different geographic areas (Portugal, Spain, France), it was possible to gain significant experience and consolidate a range of knowledge and contact solutions that enhance business and business management and above all implement them. In the current economic environment, affected by a strong volatility and reduction of the cycle of change lenght, it is critical both on a personal level and for the organizations and business to adopt a new mindset and a new approach to business. It is within this framework and with this philosophy that I currently occupy my time managing projects from which I am a shareholder and participating in the management of other contributing on a daily basis to make a difference and create value.

Degree in Economics from the Universidad de Los Andes. Master in Public Policy from the University of Michigan. Ph.D. in Corporate Strategy and International Business at the University of Michigan. Visiting professor at the School of Economics and Management, Católica-Lisbon (since 2007). Professor at Ross School of Business - University of Michigan and at the School of Public Policy (1999-2005). Associate Professor at the Universidad de Los Andes and Externado University (1995-1997). Fellow of the Carey-Darden Entrepreneurship; Fellow of the Max Plank Institute. Founding partner and member of the board of directors of several companies. Consultant to the Coalition of Service Industries Research & Education Foundation, Washington DC (1998-2000). Economic Advisor to the Office of the President of Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia (1995-1997). Economic Advisor to the Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Bogota, Colombia (1995) Consultant to public regulation and privatization with the Economic Advisors, Bogota, Colombia (1993-1995).