Co-Founder & Senior Partner
Presently, António is also the President of the Portuguese Banking Association (APB) and President of the Audit Committee of Brisa. Previously, António was the Chairman and CEO of Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), Portugal’s largest financial services group and member of the European Advisory Board of JP Morgan. Before that, António was the Governor of the Bank of Portugal where he stabilized the Portuguese currency “escudo”, prepared it for the European single market and introduced the Euro. He was also a member of the Governing Council of ECB and a board member of IMF. Prior to joining the Bank of Portugal, António was Deputy Minister of Finance, Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade, President of SULPEDIP and an Executive Board member (CFO) of IPE, the former industrial holding of the Portuguese State. António holds a Business Administration degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP) and a PhD from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.