The Future of Cities

1st Edition

22 September 2022

ANJE Auditorium

About the Event

Cities cover 1% of the Earth’s surface, are home to 55% of the world population, and generate about 80% of the global combined GDP. In spite of COVID-19, cities across the world are continuing to grow at unprecedented levels, particularly in emerging markets. It is expected that they will attract an additional 2 billion people by 2050.

However, cities face immense and unprecedented environmental and social challenges that urgently need to be dealt with, but the investment to tackle them is immense, both in developed and emerging economies.

But cities can also be the solution. To future-proof them, we will need to rely on all stakeholders working together and leveraging technology to address these exceptional challenges if they are to become centers of opportunity, of innovation, and of economic growth. Needless to say, the foundation of Future Cities will need to celebrate diversity, inclusiveness, and equity for all.

Join us, and the impressive panel of experts that we have gathered, on September 22 in Porto, as we discuss such pressing issues with a focus on four fundamental pillars: environment, society, technology, an how to finance the transition. Be the change that you want to see in your city!

Programme Schedule

This isn’t another day-long session repeating the things we already know. We’ve designed and framed them well, so every minute introduces a new concept and a different point of view to consider.

10:30 – 10:45


MC Opening – Rui Almeida
Chair of the Board of Directors, BPCC

Filipe Araújo – Vice-Presidente e Vereador do Pelouro do Ambiente e Transição Climática, e do Pelouro da Inovação e Transição Digital, na Câmara Municipal do Porto.

10:45 – 11:30


The business of sustainability Miguel J. Martins, Sustainable Investments Partner, 3xP Global

11:00 – 11:45


Inês Costa

Moderator: Gabriel Leite Mota

11:30 – 12:15


Moderated by Jorge Cristino – Public Official, author of “A missão das Cidades no combate às alterações climáticas”

Energy Luiz C. G. Silva– Founder | CEO of Solar Americas

Green InfrastructureNuno Fideles,  Associate Architect | BREEAM AP & Sustainability Consultant, Savills

Sustainable Logistics & Value ChainsMark Preston / Mike Potts, StreetDrone

Urban MobilityRodrigo Estevan Alves, Switch Mobility

12:30 – 13:00


Speaker tbc Prof. Carlos Moreno– Scientific director of the Chair «Entrepreneurship – Territory – Innovation», IAE Paris – Sorbonne University (France).

Moderated Q&A (10 min)
Tomás Allen,
Founder and CEO at ALLEN PMC Lda

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 14:45


Moderated by: Isabel Loureiro, invited professor at Minho University

Food & Water Security – Patricia Malta Dias, ADENE

Built Environment & Regeneration – Carlos Oliveira Augusto, Factor4Sustainability

Direitos humanos, ética e inteligência artificial Margarida Sá Costa, Altice

The Road to Liveability Monica Mateu, MMA Innovation

14:45 – 15:30


Moderated by: José Brandão de Brito, Mbcp

Sharing and Circular Economy – Susana Fonseca, Director & Board Member at ZERO Associação Sistema Terrestre Sustentável, member of WEAll and part of the core team of the WEAll Iberia Hub

Digital with Purpose – Fernando Reino da Costa, Unipartner

Is Tech making cities better? – Aba Schubert, DORAE

Digital Inclusion João Justo Gonçalves, Claranet

15:30 – 15:45


15:45 – 16:30


Fernando Faria, KPMG

Green FinanceSusan Barron, Managing Director – Global Head of Sustainable Capital Markets at Barclays Investment Bank

Impact Funding, Bárbara Leão de Carvalho, 3xP Global

PPP, Isabel Marques de Sá

Financing the Transition Bruno Azevedo Rodrigues, Telles

Sustainable Projects  by ANJE

16:30 – 17:00


Summing-Up of the Day

MC Wrap-up: João de Sousa Guimarães, Deputy Chair of the Board of Directors – North, BPCC

João Sebastião – Director of DIT – British Embassy



A Missão das Cidades no Combate às Alterações Climáticas – Author – Jorge Cristino, Board Member EDM, S.A

Introduction Dr.ª Célia Ramos, Vice-President at CCDRN

Eng.ª Mercês Ferreira, Ordem dos Engenheiros.

Meet the Speakers

Our bench of speakers includes some of the best experts in the area. Join the seminar and take a step closer to understanding how to walk the sustainability path.

Aba Schubert

CEO at Dorae

Aba is the CEO and co-founder of Dorae, the physical trade cloud. Aba also co-founded the Aethel Group, a global enterprise with businesses in alternative asset management and financial services, mining and technology. 

Aba received a mathematics degree from Cornell University and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.

Bárbara Leão de Carvalho

Sustainability & Impact Investments

Doctor in Marketing, Master in Management, Postdoctoral Researcher in Marketing at NovaSBE

Co-founded Biovilla – Cooperativa para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável – that came to be considered one of the most impactful Social Innovation projects in the country, Bárbara has been mentoring and coaching hundreds of impact and sustainable projects annually in incubators and accelerators. She is also Guest Speaker in Executive Educational Programs at Nova SBE and is now on the lead of an Impact Fund.

Bruno Azevedo Rodrigues

Sócio da TELLES Advogados

Autor de vários artigos publicados sobre Direito Financeiro, Corporate Finance e direito da Energia 

Orador Convidado em Programas de Pós-Graduação, Seminários e Conferências sobre Direito Financeiro, Corporate Finance e Direito da Energia 

Coautor de diversos Projetos Legislativos, Portugal e países de língua portuguesa

Membro do Conselho Estratégico da Get2C 

Carlos Oliveira Augusto

CEO and Founder of FACTOR4SustainabilityConsulting

Background in Civil Engineering and Business Management
and is completing his PhD course in Architecture with a thesis about Circular Construction in Portugal.

Speaker for lectures on Sustainable Construction and Green Building.

He is a lecturer and researcher at CITAD (Lusíada University) as well as the CEO and Founder of FACTOR4SustainabilityConsulting, specializing in Circular Economy and Sustainable Construction.

Since 2015 was named ambassador for SDG 9-Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
on behalf of the SDGs Alliance Portugal.

Carlos Moreno

Scientific director of the Chair «Entrepreneurship – Territory – Innovation», IAE Paris – Sorbonne University (France).

Scientist with an innovative mind, pioneer works and his unique approach on urban issues and scientific advisor of national and international figures of the highest level.


  • Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur (2010)
  • Foresight Medal by the French Academy of Architecture ( 2019)
  • Obel Award by the Henrik Frode Obel Foundation ( 2021)
  • Leadership Award, Smart City Expo World Congress (2021)
  • European Congress of Local Governments Prize (2022)
  • World Pioneer Awards for Building Better Lives », FIABCI ( 2022)
  • International Mobility Award, Empresas por la movilidad sostenible (2022)

Book publications

  • Urban life and proximity at the time of Covid-19, Editions de l’Observatoire (2020)
  • “Droit de cite, de la ville-monde à la ville du quart d’heure”, Editions de l’Observatoire (2020)

Fernando Faria

Global Deputy Head of KPMG Impact

Global Deputy Head of KPMG Impact, the accelerator for KPMG’s global ESG strategy.  Responsible for implementing the firm’s ESG tech, data and innovation strategy which includes the development and globalization of tech solutions, the partnerships with KPMG’s tech alliances but also with its ecosystem of start-ups, and the development of an ESG data platform that allows KPMG colleagues to deliver sustainability related insights to theirclients.

Fernando joined KPMG in 2000. Prior to taking the Global Impact role, Fernando led the advisory work for several infrastructure projects in a variety of sectors, namely: transport (roads, ports, airports and railways), water, energy, petrochemicals, and social infrastructure, in Europe, Africa and Latin America.

Fernando Reino da Costa

Unipartner’s President and CEO

With more than 30 years of experience, Fernando founded Unipartner alongside 4 former directors of Unisys, in 2015, after its reorganization. 

Degree in Management, he studied Electrotechnical Engineering, holds a post-graduation from ISEG and a Business and Leadership Master from INSEAD.

Filipe Araújo

Vice-Presidente e Vereador do Pelouro do Ambiente e Transição Climática, e do Pelouro da Inovação e Transição Digital, na Câmara Municipal do Porto.

Vice-Presidente e Vereador do Pelouro da Inovação e Ambiente, na Câmara Municipal do Porto (mandato 2017-2021).

Vereador do Pelouro da Inovação e Ambiente, na Câmara Municipal do Porto (mandato 2013-2017).

Presidente do Conselho de Administração da Empresa Municipal Águas e Energia do Porto, EM.

Presidente do Conselho de Administração da Empresa Municipal de Ambiente do Porto, EM, SA.

Presidente do Conselho de Administração da Associação Porto Digital.

Membro do Conselho de Administração da LIPOR.

Presidente do Fórum do Ambiente da rede Eurocities.

Gabriel Leite Mota

Professor of Economics at Instituto Superior de Serviço Social do Porto

The first and sole Portuguese economist with a PhD on the Economics of Happiness (Faculty of Economics, University of Porto, 2010). 

Participating in international conferences on the economics of happiness since 2005 and is working as an academic since 2002. 

Since 2012 he has been a pioneer in the teaching of courses on the Economics of Happiness at Portuguese universities. He has been writing articles to the press since 2012 and is frequently invited as a keynote speaker.

Inês Costa

Former Secretary of State for the Environment

Former Secretary of State for the Environment, a circular economy advocate and a donut economics believer. She is a PhD in Environmental Engineering and Master in Engineering Policy and Management of Technology Management at Instituto Superior Técnico. She was a researcher at IN+ – Center for Studies in Innovation, Technology and Development Policies, an invited researcher at Yale University’s Centre for Industrial Ecology, and an environmental consultant before joining the Government in 2016 as aid for the minister in circular economy matters.

Isabel Loureiro

Invited Professor at Production and Systems department of University of Minho

Member of Industrial Engineering and Management Research and Development Line at Algoritmi research Centre. Fellowship in Climate change at MIT and member of national and international competitive funded research projects 

Author and coauthor of papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, book chapters, and peer-reviewed papers. Reviewer of several international scientific journals and member of the scientific board of several national and international conferences. 

General Coordinator of Guimarães 2030 sustainable program. 

Certification in Sustainable Business Strategies by Harvard Business School. The European Institute of Innovation and Technology – an EU body, certifies her in Accelerating Transitions.

PhD in Systems and Production Engineering from Minho University, a Master in Human Engineering and a graduation in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Porto. 

Isabel Marques de Sá

Independent Advisor on PPPs

Isabel Marques de Sa has over 30 years of experience having worked extensively in structuring PPP projects in Latin America, Africa and MENA in the infrastructure and natural resources sector. Her experience spans over a significant number of very large and innovative projects in developing countries, developing project concept and legal & regulatory frameworks, sector strategy, financial and legal structuring, tendering strategies and processes.

Ms. Marques de Sa spent her career between IFC/WB, Washington and Paribas Bank, Paris.

Mme Marques de Sa holds a PhD in Industrial Economics from the Paris School of Mines, Paris, and a diploma in Economics from Oporto University, Portugal 

João de Sousa Guimarães

Lawyer, Managing Partner of Teixeira & Guimarães

Has been running his practice for about 10 years on corporate law, entrepreneurship and Data Protection. 

Executive training on management in Catolica Porto Business School, specialization course on Data Protection and Security in Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon University, Cybersecurity diploma from the National Cybersecurity Center.

DPO certification course from Maastricht University, Brussels Campus, European Center on Privacy and Cybersecurity and Post-Graduation training on Sports Labour Law, Data Protection, Whistleblowing and Compliance consultant.

Legal mentorship on acceleration programs for innovation hubs on areas like commercial & corporate law, legal start in Portugal, IP and legal mentorship on Blockchain, IA/ML, providing still mentorship on NGO´s. 

British-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce Vice-President.

João Sebastião

Regional Director for Trade and Investment, Europe South at Department for International Trade (DIT)

Over the last 25 years, João Sebastião worked on Marketing, Business Management, Public Affairs and PR. Joao is currently working for the British Government as Regional Director for Europe South and Portugal Director at the Department for International Trade.  

He has a track record of working through government to improve the business environment, support exports and attract inward investment to the UK. 

Previously Managing Director of Edelman in Portugal. Prior to this, Joao worked in Public-Private sectors mainly in Parque EXPO, AICEP. He has 15 years in managerial position always goal-oriented; enthusiastic; energized by challenges; strong work ethic with a positive “can-do” attitude.

Extensive experience in Marketing, Corporate Communications with an international dimension. Responsible for Communications and relationship with the Media, Developing Marketing and Communication Strategies and Public Relations activities. 

João Justo Gonçalves

Business Development Manager at Claranet

Business Development Manager at Claranet, working closely with Sales Teams and customers to leverage state of the art networking and security technologies to achieve better, more resilient and secure networks for better business outcomes.

João holds a BSc in Telecommunications by (IST) the Engineering Superior Institute of Lisbon with a large experience in leading multinational companies.

Jorge Cristino

Board Member EDM, S.A

Board member in a state’s business company for the environmental area.

Jury for the climate change indicator of Portuguese Municipalities ECOXXI Program of The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE – ABAE). 

Member for the Task Force to recognize Climate System as a Common Heritage of Humanity by United Nations. He is regularly invited as a specialist in initiatives of ​​sustainable development theme. He is the author of the book “The Cities Mission against climate change”, as well as several scientific and opinion articles.

José Brandão de Brito

Chief Economist and Head of Research, ESG and Crypto at Millennium bcp

After concluding the Economics degree at ISEG-UTL, I started my career as junior economist at the Research Department of the Monetary Authority of Macau, after which I moved to the UK where I obtained a Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of Birmingham. Back in Portugal, I spent 6 years as a research economist at the Bank of Portugal and published papers on trade and monetary economics in international refereed journals. Since 2006 I have been with the Millenniumbcp and currently hold the position of chief economist and head of sustainability and cryptoassets. I have published several op-ed articles in local and international newspapers, including the Financial Times and Handelsblatt. On the last 20 years I’ve taught several courses at Postgraduate level in the areas of macroeconomics, econometrics, sustainability and blockchain. I have broaden my current interests towards machine & deep learning and also blockchain.

Luiz Silva

Co-Founder at Solar Americas Capital 

Luiz is interested in sustainable energy generation and how the digitalization and electrification of modern cities are driving the energy demand, while challenging net-zero goals.

Luiz is also interested in how laws and regulations respond and are paving the transition to net-zero emissions.

He co-founded Solar Americas Capital Limited (SAC), with headquarters in the UK and operations in Brazil and Portugal. Before SAC, he worked for blue chip technology companies such as Bellsouth, BT, Hutchison, and Claro, and then founded, secured investments, and had successful exits for innovative startups such as Skysites

He is a PhD Candidate in Law (King’s College London), holds a M.Sc. (Coventry University, as a recipient of the prestigious Chevening Scholarship from the British Government), Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (UPE), B.Sc. Physics (UFPE), and Bachelor of Law and Social Sciences (UFRJ).

Luiz is a qualified lawyer in Brazil (OAB) and Portugal (OA) and registered as a foreign lawyer in England and Wales.

Margarida Sá Costa

Responsible for the Human Rights, Sustainability and Inclusion Office of Altice Portugal.

Held positions as a lawyer and legal consultant. Was advisor for the international area of ​​the President of the then Portugal Telecom Group, Francisco Murteira Nabo. Subsequently, the Chief of Staff of the same President followed and, cumulatively, the Executive Director of the company managing the Group’s international holdings.

Graduated in Law from the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Lisbon, postgraduate in “European Studies” from the Center for European Studies of the same University and in “Communication Law”, from the Legal Institute of the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra. Training in Management through the Business Management Program by AESE – Association of Higher Business Studies and participation in specialization courses in various legal and economic areas.

Volunteers at Refood and at Fábrica dos Sonhos and supports the presence of more women in the business landscape. Founder of the Legal Institute of Corporate Governance (IPCG), the Compromisso Portugal movement and the New Democracy Party. 

Member of the “Brands for Portugal” movement and of the Company Administrators and Managers Forum, an association of which she is secretary of the general meeting.

Miguel J. Martins

Champion in Chief at Miguel J. Martins Advisors

  • Advisor to the Vice Presidency, Partnerships & Outreach, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), World Bank Group
  • Sustainability & Impact Investments Partner, 3xP Global
  • Advisor to the Rectorship, Stakeholder Engagement & Sustainability, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

Miguel has decades of experience in international development, finance, innovation and sustainability across emerging and developed economies. Since 2020, he has been working with key private sector players and academia, advising them on how to design or reinvent their innovation and sustainability strategies while reshaping their business.

Between 2000-2019 he worked in sustainability and innovation at the IFC (World Bank Group) where he structured several flagship programs. Miguel co-created the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards and is a judge for the program.

Since 2015, Miguel has had an active role in academia. He has taught sustainability, innovation, and leadership programs at Harvard University GSD, ISEG SBE, Nova SBE, and Porto Business School.

Mark Preston

Chief Strategy Officer

Founded StreetDrone in October 2016 with Mike Potts.

Study Mechanical Engineering at Australia’s Monash University. After graduating, Mark became Design Engineer for Tieman Industries.

Project Engineer for General Motors Holden in Melbourne. 

Project Engineer for automotive engineering company Holden Special Vehicles (Tom Walkinshaw Racing Australia – TWR).

Arrows Grand Prix as Head of Research and Development, before becoming Principal Designer – Structures for McLaren Racing. 

In October 2005, Mark took on the role of Chief Technical Officer, and later Technical Director, of the Super Aguri Honda Formula 1 Team.

Team Principal of Team Aguri Formula E, before becoming Team Principal (in 2016) and then Chief Executive Officer (in 2021) of the World Championship-winning DS TECHEETAH Formula E Team.

Mark holds an MBA from the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. He is an Automotive Advisor to the Saïd Business School, and he sits on the advisory board of Oxford Brookes University MEMS.


Mike Potts 

Chief Executive Officer of StreetDrone

A pioneering entrepreneur and innovator, and expert strategic advisor, has more than 15 years’ experience in building successful businesses in the fields of e-commerce, digital marketing, data analytics and autonomous technologies.

Sales for Coca-Cola, Business Development Manager for Expedia.

Consultant for Spanish travel company Hoteles Hesperia between 2004 and 2006, revolutionising the Hesperia online business.

Commercial Director for LAE Limited.

Founded marketing technology systems consultancy DBi. He was Group Managing Director at DBi for eight years, before selling the business to Havas Media Group in Spain.

Chief Data Officer for Havas Media in the UK for three years.

Managing Director of Preston EV.

Founded StreetDrone with Mark Preston.

Mònica Mateu

General Manager MMA Innovation

After almost 10 years in innovation at hp, I entered the public sector in 2003, driving economic development and smart cities programs in Sant Cugat and Barcelona. 

I held innovation and business development positions at Ingenico, GB Foods, Innoenergy.

Management consultant at Deloitte and mma Innovation. I joined Science|Business in 2019 where I lead the Network’s food group, and market development in Europe and the world. I hold degrees from UCLA and SDA Bocconi.

Worked in different sectors including IT at hp, Fintech at Ingenico, Consultancy at Deloitte, Energy at Innoenergy, Agrifood at GB Foods, and Public sector Innovation at Ajuntament de Sant Cugat del Vallès, Ajuntament de Barcelona and Science Business European Innovation  (UK, Brussels) and CityMart, Living Labs Barcelona, Living Labs Europe.

Collaborate with Mobile World Capital in The Collider Venture Building Program.

Nuno Fideles

Sustainability Consultant | Associate, Architecture

Nuno began his career in 1998, working at Atelier Cidades (IN)visíveis until 1999. In the same year, Nuno joined Gonçalo Byrne Architects, where he stayed for 10 years as an architect working in Architecture and Urban projects.

In 2009 he established his own company of architecture models, Modelmak. Between 2012 and 2015, after certification in Inspection and Management of Construction Works and in Qualified Expert SCE-RCTTE, Nuno managed as project coordinator and onsite project management the construction of various hospitality and public buildings in Portugal and Africa.

In November 2015 he joined Aguirre Newman, now Savills, where he plays the role of Architect, Project Manager and now Sustainability Consultant. In 2018, he became recognised as a BREEAM Accredited Professional by BRE Academy in England and BREEAM Knowledge Sharing Ambassador in 2019

Patricia Malta Dias

AQUA+ Manager at ADENE, the national energy agency

Degree in Environmental Engineering from the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, with an MBA in Business Administration from ISCTE and Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification.

Previously, she developed project management and consultancy activities in the areas of energy efficiency and photovoltaic solar energy, energy performance contracts and environmental impact assessment.

Rodrigo Alves 

Regional Sales Manager at Switch Mobility

Rodrigo Estevan Alves is the Regional Sales Manager at Switch Mobility – Ex Optare, a Hinduja Group company and subsidiary of Ashok Leyland, the 4th largest vehicle producer in the world, since 2019 focused on the production and sale of 100% electric buses and vehicles. Rodrigo holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Trade from the University of Caxias do Sul, Brazil, and has over 18 years of experience in the mobility market on 5 continents.

He worked in the management of bus factories in South Africa and Mexico, in addition to being responsible for commercial strategies in the Americas, Africa and Asia.

Moved to Portugal and since September 2021 has been working on the commercial structuring of Switch Mobility for the southern European markets in a strategy of expansion on the continent.

Rui Almeida

CEO | Managing Partner Moneris and Chairman of the BPCC

CEO, President of the Executive Committee and Board Member of Moneris SGPS, S.A. since 2007.

Member of the Audit Committee of EDP Ventures SCR and Teixeira Duarte S.A..

Was formerly an Audit Manager with EY, where he developed a career for over 11 years, working in different countries such as Portugal, UK (where he lived for 3 years), Angola and Mozambique.

Founders of the M&A group of MSI Global Alliance (MSI).

Masters in Management (ISEG -Universidade de Lisboa) and several Post Graduations, namely on the fields of Mergers & Acquisitions (PBS-Universidade do Porto), Human Behaviour in Organisations (AESE) and Business Management (BPP University).

Specialist in Corporate Governance, Internal Controls, Risk Management, Auditing and Corporate Finance and frequently writes articles for newspapers, radio programmes and is regularly involved on the production of thought leadership content on various management related themes.

Susana Fonseca

Member of the Board | ZERO – Associação Sistema Terrestre Sustentável

ZERO member of the Board of Directors, coordinates the area of Sustainability and New Forms of Economy and acts as project coordinator, in Portugal, of the European Project LIFE AskREACH.Formerly.

Postdoctoral research fellow at Social Sciences Institute of the University of Lisbon (ICS-ULisboa). She has a PhD in Sociology from the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL). She has worked as a researcher in the field of Environmental Sociology for more than two decades and has also been a volunteer in the Portuguese environmental movement during the same period.

Founding member of Coopérnico – Cooperativa de Desenvolvimento Sustentável, CRL, the first Portuguese cooperative dedicated to renewable energies

Susan Barron

Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainable Capital Markets

Susan Barron is a Managing Director and Global Head of Sustainable Capital Markets. She is responsible for the origination, structuring and execution of capital market financing transactions across Green, Social and

Sustainability categories for clients globally. Prior to establishing the team in March 2019, Susan was also the “Green” Champion in EMEAPAC working with issuers across these regions structure and executed Green/ESG bonds as the market developed.

Within Banking, Susan was also Banking Business Lead for the European Referendum Response Programme, Head of Debt Capital Markets and Risk Solutions for CEEMEA (Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa) and worked in the Public Sector Debt Capital Markets team.
Susan joined Barclays in 2010. Previously, she worked on the Public Sector Debt Capital Markets Origination desk at Citi; and the Frequent Borrower and the EEMEA (Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa) DCM desks at Dresdner Kleinwort.
Susan holds a Bachelor of Business Science (Honours) from the University of Cape Town.

Tomás Allen

Founder and CEO ALLEN Project Management Consulting Lda

Tomás Allen leads ALLEN_pmc, a company dedicated to project management within the scope of Urban Planning and Sustainable Urban Transport.

He is an Architect and Project Manager, with over 25 years of experience, he conducts several studies on Urban Planning and Sustainable Mobility, and develops urban design projects for several municipalities.

He was Project Manager at the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, coordinating Urban Integration programs and Traffic Oriented Development Strategies (TOD).

He was a professor at Metro do Porto, always as Project Manager for Lines A, B and C. He was also a University Professor teaching in the Architecture and Industrial Design courses at Universidade Lusíada.

About the Organizers

This event is organised by the British-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in association with the British Embassy in Lisbon.

With approximately 400 members, the British-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1911, is an independent, non-profit organisation that aims to promote the interests of its membership in respect to commercial links between businesses in the United Kingdom and Portugal.

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