Faculty Members

IMMERSE: The Leader’s Agenda

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    Clara Raposo

    Clara Raposo

    Dean of ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics and Management of Universidade de Lisboa
    Full Professor in Finance of the Department of Management
    PhD in Finance from London Business School
    Former University Lecturer of Finance at the Said Business School of the University of Oxford and a Tutorial Fellow of Management at St. Edmund Hall College, University of Oxford
    Member of the Lisbon Academy of Science, for Economics and Finance.
    Ambassador for the United Nation’s Global Compact (Aliança ODS Portugal)

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    Joana Santos Silva

    Joana Santos Silva

    Strategy Advisor to the Board ISEG
    Professor & Director of Innovation ISEG Executive Education
    PhDc in Management with Specialization in Strategy
    MBA from CatólicaNova and PharmD from the University of Coimbra
    Member of the Board of Make-a-Wish Portugal
    Dona Antónia Adelaide Ferreira award

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    José Brandão de Brito

    José Brandão de Brito

    Chief Economist and Head of Sustainability and cryptoassets of Millennium BCP
    Former research economist at the Bank of Portugal
    Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of Birmingham
    Economics degree from ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics & Management

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    Sandra Maximiano

    Sandra Maximiano

    Ph.D in Economics from the University of Amsterdam
    Associate Professor of Economics in ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics & Management
    Former faculty member at Purdue University
    Former Research fellow at University of Chicago
    Columnist at Jornal Expresso, among others

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    Joana Pais

    Joana Pais

    Ph.D in Economics from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    MA in Economics from Universidade Nova de Lisboa
    Coordinator of the Master’s degree in Economics at ISEG
    Coordinator of UECE – Unit for Studies on Complexity and Economics and REM – Research in Economics and Mathematics.
    Coordinator of XLAB – Behavioural Research Lab.

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    Colin Mayer, CBE FBA

    Colin Mayer, CBE FBA

    Emeritus Professor, University of Oxford
    PhD from Oxford University
    Board member on the editorial boards of several leading academic journals
    Director of Aurora Energy Research Limited
    Honorary Fellow of Oxford
    Fellow of the British Academy
    Fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute
    Ordinary Member of the Competition Appeal Tribunal
    Trustee of the Oxford Playhouse

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    Carolina Cruz

    Carolina Cruz

    Founder of SAPANA
    Founder and CEO at C-More (B-Corp consultancy)
    BSc in Psychology
    Post graduate in Financials for Non-Profits at Harvard
    Post graduate in Social Impact and Innovation at the UN University for Peace
    Former Associate at UN agency ILO helping women and orphans
    Recipient of the Women Economic Forum “Iconic Women Creating a Better World” Award

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    Paulo Soeiro de Carvalho

    Paulo Soeiro de Carvalho

    PhD in Management Sciences, Université Jean Moulin Lyon
    Executive Director of MBA ISEG, the MBA of the University of Lisbon
    Coordinator of the Post Graduate Course “Strategy, Innovation and Foresight” at ISEG Executive Education
    Former Director of Economics and Innovation at the City Council of Lisbon

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    Sofia Santos

    Sofia Santos

    PhD from Middlesex University
    Certified ESG analyst from the European Federation of Financial Analysts
    Consultant in climate finance and sustainability for several Portuguese and international organizations
    Former Secretary-General of BCSD Portugal
    Former Coordinator of the Reflection Group for Sustainable Financing of the Ministry of the Environment and Energy Transition

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    Paulo Canaveira

    Paulo Canaveira

    Senior Consultant on Forests and Land use and Adaptation to Climate Change, Portuguese Environmental Agency
    BSc in Forest Engineering
    Consultant to the Ministry of the Environment
    Contributor to the National Climate Change Plan (PNAC), the National Low Carbon Roadmap 2050, and the Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality 2050
    Invited Researcher at Instituto Superior Técnico

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    Matt Dunsmoor (Simon Sinek INC)

    Matt Dunsmoor (Simon Sinek INC)

    BSc in Marketing and Political Science, University of Northern Colorado
    Former Executive at Zappos
    Founder and Head of Content at Salt & Pepper
    Igniter at Simon Sinek INC
    Founder and Chief Vision Officer at Octopiy.co

DEVELOP: The Leader’s Journey

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    Bruce Craven

    Bruce Craven

    Co-Director of the Advanced Management Program at Columbia Business School
    Professor of leadership, focusing on communication, defining purpose, flexible learning
    Responsible for the pre- and post-program effort of the executive education team
    Fulfills a leadership role in a number of open enrollment programs in the Executive Education portfolio
    Program Director in leadership development for KERING
    Visiting professor at the WHU Business School in Germany
    BA in Politics and Literature from the University of California at Santa Cruz
    Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Columbia University

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    Sheena Iyengar

    Sheena Iyengar

    S.T. Lee Professor of Business at Columbia Business School
    Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Stanford University
    B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    Former Professor at MIT Sloan School of Management
    Top 50 most influential business thinkers by Thinkers50
    One of the world’s best B-School Professors by Poets and Quants

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    Paul Ingram

    Paul Ingram

    Kravis Professor of Business at Columbia Business School
    Faculty Director of the Advanced Management Program
    Recipient of the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence at Columbia Business School
    PhD from Cornell University
    Former faculty member of Carnegie Mellon University
    Visiting Professor at Tel Aviv University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and the University of Toronto

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    Stephan Meier

    Stephan Meier

    James P. Gorman Professor of Business at Columbia Business School
    Chair of Management Division
    PhD in Economics from the University of Zurich
    Senior economist at the Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision-Making at the Federal Reserve Bank
    Former Professor at Harvard University and the University of Zurich

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    Chris Washburne

    Chris Washburne

    Professor of Music and Chair of the Music Department at Columbia University
    Founder and director of Columbia’s Louis Armstrong Jazz Performance Program
    PhD Ethnomusicology
    BM University of Wisconsin
    Master New England Conservatory

ENGAGE: The Faces of Leadership

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    Admiral Henrique Gouveia e Melo

    Admiral Henrique Gouveia e Melo

    Portuguese Naval officer
    Chief of the Naval Staff
    Former Adjutant for Planning and Coordination of the Armed Forces General Staff
    Former Coordinator of the COVID-19 vaccination Task Force
    Former Commander of the Portuguese Fleet
    Former Commander of the European Maritime Force

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    Sculptor Sérgio Vicente

    Sculptor Sérgio Vicente

    Vice-President of the the Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa, University of Lisbon
    Sculptor, Professor and Researcher
    BSc from the Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa and from the Centro Português de Design
    Master’s degree in Barcelona and Postgraduate degree in Tokyo

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    Chef Henrique Sá Pessoa

    Chef Henrique Sá Pessoa

    Award-winning Portuguese chef with two Michelin stars at Alma Restaurant
    BSc from the Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts
    Studied and Trained at the Institute Cordon Bleu
    Worked at top restaurants such as Panorama Restaurant Sheraton Hotel Lisbon, Lapa Hotel, the Sheraton on the Park, in Sydney and the Sheraton Park Lane in London
    Recipient of the Chef of the Year Competition