Our Team
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Our team is made up of talented people whose expertise has been developed over three decades of delivering complex projects for clients who prize our understanding of their needs in some of the most challenging markets. 

We excel consulting in Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Food Industry.

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António Guedelha

Mr Guedelha exhibited outstanding leadership, problem solving, analytical and profit-building skills and led teams of resources in the successful execution of large projects.

His work is mostly focused on rapidly analyzing opportunities to drive enhanced profitability and mobilizing, energizing and driving programs to deliver results. Typically this involves dramatically reducing operating costs by changes to operating models, organizational design, working practices and sourcing. Often it also includes revenue enhancement by cost decreasing.

He has Work experience in Germany, Austria, France, Denmark and North Africa

Mr Guedelha advises the senior management of companies that are experiencing significant operational and financial challenges. In this capacity, he works with companies that are looking to streamline workflows to eliminate waste and add value. He is an expert in operational strategy and effectiveness and delivers creative, sensible solutions that generate long-term value to both the stakeholders and customers.

He has implemented solutions for companies that have resulted in improvements in multiple areas, including operating profit, quality, labor productivity, safety and organizational effectiveness. His methodologies are supported by an application of the LEAN Six Sigma principles, leadership and discipline.

He has led numerous turnarounds for Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Food Plants. He gains a deep understanding of the root cause of issues and develops sustainable solutions.

Mr. Guedelha engages company resources at all levels to align and focus on value added activities and eliminate non-value added steps and processes.

He brings high energy and pragmatism that delivers upon the promised transformation outcomes. He is a skilled workshop facilitator and passionate about helping leaders build lasting capability.

He led SAP implementation in Plants, Production Costs calculation process and the project and construction of a last technology Pharmaceutical Plant

Mr Guedelha holds a Diploma in Executive Management from Catholic University Lisbon and a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico Lisbon.

 

   

  

Miguel Alpendre

Miguel' experience of 17 years working at top management activities, gives him a broad  experience, and a very complete financial background and a strong orientation to results. Specialist in Financial and Corporate themes, Private Equity Investments, Fundraising, and Business Strategic.

The involvement in corporate development, namely in the strategic decisions of the companies and in the interactions with potential investors, allowed me to learn a great deal about the identification of new business opportunities and the design of business models, taking into account the market and financial needs, the availability of potential partners and different stages of growth of companies.

I have adquired an extensive experience in executing deals in all stages of investment across multiple countries.

Presently, Executive Director at Design Resorts since 2007, a Real Estate Group with presence in Portugal, Africa and Brasil.

In PAST:

2003 to 2007 : Founder of a Venture Capital Fund ( Fundo ISQ Capital)

2000 to 2003: Advisor to ISQ Board Members, and director in several ventures financed by ISQ.

1997 to 1999: Senior Analyst at Finibanco (Portuguese Investment Bank).

1992 to 1996: Financial services at Imoloc, SGPS, a portuguese real estate developer.

Education:

MBA from Aese/Iese (Barcelona, 2000), and BSc in Business administration from the Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics (Lisboa, 1991).

Distinguished from Bank of Portugal in (1993).

I consider myself a responsible, organized, persistent and analytical person who likes to learn and listen to the others. I am passionate about innovation and love  to find new solutions for daily processes.

Skills

  •   Business Strategy
  •  Business Planning
  •  Management and Consulting
  •  Corporate Finance
  •  Investment Analysis
  •  Negotiation
  •  Team Leadership