Diogo is a leadership facilitator and Insead-trained executive coach, whose work combines attention management practices with neuroscience-informed behavioral insights.
His focus consists in helping leaders and teams develop resilience, manage change and drive performance, in a human way. His client base includes global corporate leaders like McKinsey, Accenture, and Ikea, while in Portugal he has worked extensively with organizations like Sonae, EDP and BPI, among many others. He also serves regularly as faculty in several executive education programs at Porto Business School.
His original academic background in finance lead him to a 10-year career in investment banking, first in private banking and then advising global institutional clients on Iberian equities. Before leaving the financial sector, he ran for 3 years a pioneering in-house initiative, that trained hundreds of participants in attention-based leadership skills.
Lastly, his professional practice is informed every day by +15 years of contemplative practice, including a combined period of +1 year spent in silent retreat.