Luís Manuel Ferreira Dias Barbosa
Luis Barbosa has served as lead advisor for government agencies and several business corporations. With an industrial background, he has held senior executive management positions at corporate level. He has professional global experience and has lived in Europe, Central and South America working for Ford and Volkswagen, as well as in the United States and Middle East. As CEO, he has managed +5000 people. With over 20 years of international experience, Luis is an expert in Strategy for Transformation, Business Development and Turnaround Projects backed up by private equities. Known as an agile negotiator with diplomatic skills he has built a global network of stakeholders.
Luis Barbosa comes from Portugal, he graduated in Mechanical Engineering, holds an Ex MBA in PBS, among other academic degrees. He was an Alumni of INSEAD and an Invited Lecturer in Master Degree Programs in the most prominent business schools. As well, he is a Member of the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council. He currently lives between Europe, the UAE and Asia Pacific.
He is highly committed with CSR and CSV projects, as well as Humanitarian support. As a United Nations and European Union Observer, he has been in the field and face-to-face with the urgent needs of extreme poverty. Luis strongly believes that the new era of digitalization will help to create innovative solutions to bring more efficient and fastest aid to those in need. The undergoing digital revolution is an amazing opportunity to create sustainable growth in business and in the society.