About The Speaker
Gonçalo Lobo Xavier
Gonçalo Lobo Xavier was advisor at the Portuguese Metallurgical and Metalworking Association (AIMMAP), vice president of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) a consultative body of the European Union, member of the board of Mission Unit Portugal and the national delegate for Innovation in SMEs and Risk Financing within Horizon 2020 and executive director of the Network of Technology Centers of Portugal (RECET). He is a member of the Directorate General of Public Policies of the University of Minho (UMINHO) and in several legislations from 2015. Gonçalo has a degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Minho and has several degrees in the areas of internationalization and leadership in the Business School of Porto and took the "Leadership winning orchestra leadership" course at the IMD International School in Lausanne.