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Catarina Gonçalves
Graduated in Communication and Journalism, with a postgraduate degree in Political Advising and Media. On her way to a master's degree in Political Science at ISCTE.
She assumed the role of digital content manager at the Foundation in October 2023.

Last updated: october 2023
David Lopes
Former CEO and member of the Executive Committee and of the Board of Directors of the Foundation, David Lopes holds a college degree in Business Management. He was until September 2014 the President of the international area of Daymon Worldwide (a leading global company in consumers’ brand development) where he was also responsible for managing international joint ventures, business operations development and expansion in Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. He previously was General Manager at Daymon Portugal for three years, where he led the team that established the hub which became the basis of this North American international business in Europe. He transitioned from this role to serve as CEO of the leading Portugese wholesaler “Recheio Cash & Carry” before rejoining Daymon. His professional career also includes leadership positions in the polish company Biedronka and as member of the Board of Directors of the companies “Parque Expo”, “Oceanário de Lisboa” and “Fundação do Gil”. He is a founding member of the Portuguese Diaspora Council.

Last updated: april 2020
António Barreto
António Barreto was born in Porto on 30th October, 1942. He lived in Vila Real until he finished secondary school, after which he attended Coimbra Law Faculty. He lived in Switzerland as a political exile from 1963 to 1974, graduating in Sociology in 1968. He worked at the University of Geneva and the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development before returning to Portugal in 1974. He worked as a professor at the Social and Human Sciences and Law Faculty at Lisbon's Universidade Nova, as a researcher at Universidade Católica and the Social Sciences Institute of Universidade de Lisboa until 2008. He gained his Doctorate in Sociology in 1985 from the University of Geneva. He was a member of the Constituent Assembly and the Portuguese Parliament, Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, Minister for Trade and Tourism and Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries. He was also the winner of the Montaigne Prize of 2004. He has been a member of the Academia das Ciências since 2008, Chairman of the Board of the Francisco Manuel dos Santos Foundation since 2009 and a columnist for the Público newspaper since 1991. His published work includes, Anatomia de uma Revolução, Tempo de Mudança, Sem Emenda, Tempo de Incerteza, A Situação Social em Portugal, 1960-1999 and Anos Difíceis.
José Soares dos Santos
Graduated in Marine Biology from Lisbon Classic University, in 1986, with executive education at IMD (1995) and Harvard (1997), and Alumni Member of Stanford (2000). Executive President of Sociedade Francisco Manuel dos Santos B.V., the main shareholder of Jerónimo Martins, SGPS, S.A., since its establishment in 2012. Member of the Board of Directors of Jerónimo Martins SGPS, S.A. from 1995 to 2001 and from 2004 to 2015. He is a Non-Executive Director of the Company since April 2019. Chairman of Unilever Fima, Lda., Gallo Worldwide, Lda., JMDB Representação e Distribuição de Marcas Lda. and miMed, Cuidados de Saúde S.A. Chairman of Movendo Capital B.V., since 2017. Since May 2020, he is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, of which he was a Board Member from 2009 to 2018. Since September 2015, he is the Chairman of Oceanário de Lisboa, S.A., and, since December 2016, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors of the Oceano Azul Foundation.

Last updated: may 2020