• Managing Director

    at Smith & Nephew

    May 2014 - at Present

    San Juan

    Turned around Smith & Nephew Caribbean region growing business by 15% in 2015 after 3 years of consecutive revenue decline; 4 Years CAGR of 10% (despite a major natural catastrophic climate event) achieving #1 position and a share of 26%. Improved market access through innovative initiatives to meet customer needs such as a micro credit program in partnership with a leading Bank (project winner of the CEO Award 2015) in Smith & Nephew Puerto Rico. Successfully managed a business interruption crisis (Hurricane Maria) winning the CEO award 2017. First company to respond helping HCPs and patients and reinforcing the Company’s brand, employees loyalty and market share.


  • MBA –Master Business Administration

    at Catholic University of Portugal

    2005 - 2007 (2 years) Lisboa

  • Master in Animal Science Engineering

    at ÉvoraUniversity

    1989 - 1995 (6 years) Évora


  • Portuguese Native

  • Spanish Negotiation

  • English Negotiation

  • French Conversation