Welcome to the Boyden Portugal website. We'd like to take this opportunity to take a step back and talk about Boyden as a whole, and the concept behind our unique structure. With over 70 offices spread across more than 45 countries, how do we maintain our unprecedented success?
It is the fact that our focus, Boyden's top priority, is client service and the search of executive professionals. Boyden´s model is based on an organization with a genuine system of entrepreneurial and equal shareholders, all of them with a business profile. Boyden believes that the priority is to meet our client’s expectations and respond to their needs providing our expertise and knowledge in the executive search industry. The "global community" we have built allows all offices to share global perspectives, which can then be factored into local knowledge.
The Boyden Portugal office fills a critical role in our worldwide network. Our multiple associates cover a wide variety of industries and services -- from communications to healthcare, from interim management to board search -- Boyden Portugal is both a business leader in its community, and a resource for all Boyden offices.
We appreciate your time taken to explore our website. Whether you are a potential or current client, search professional looking to make a career change, or a candidate seeking a top-quality opportunity, Boyden has something to offer.
Luís Aguiar is a seasoned finance executive with extensive experience in banking. As an executive search partner, he brings a deep understanding of Portugal’s financial services industry and leading players. Clients also benefit from his international network amongst financial institutions operating or originating in Portugal, including banks, investment and pensions funds, and insurance firms.
Paula Albuquerque is a human resources executive with a background of more than 30 years in HR leadership. She has developed and overseen successful HR programs for optimising human capital, recruiting top-tier talent, and retaining high-performing employees. She works with clients to evaluate their leadership capabilities, identify gaps, and develop plans for achieving organizational goals.
Nuno Freitas brings a wealth of expertise to Boyden Portugal, having excelled in human resources and recruitment for over 15 years. His background in business development, matched with a client-centric approach, enable him to reach a deep understanding of client needs and find ideal candidates. By focusing on business results, Nuno has earned a network of strong client relationships.
João Guedes Vaz is a highly regarded leadership and business transformation specialist focused on strategic change in fast-paced, highly competitive environments. With over twenty years as an executive in multi-cultural and multinational organisations, João has worked with some of the largest companies in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa across of a variety of sectors. Joao leads Portugal’s leadership consulting services and partners across the firm working with clients in developing high performing teams.
Bernardo Macedo is a specialist and trusted advisor to clients in the industrial sector. In addition to leading successful executive searches, he is adept in leading clients through change, including post-merger integration and HR management. His track record is highlighted by transformation initiatives, mainly for major construction and transportation companies in Portugal and Latin America.
Paulo Marcelino has over 25 years’ professional experience, including 15 in executive search. A highly competent generalist, he has worked on numerous searches for senior leadership roles across industries and functions. He also has a solid foundation in research, project management and business consulting, having spent his entire career in executive search, recruitment and HR advisory firms.
Luís Melo has made a significant impact in the course of his 20 years with Boyden Portugal. His extensive knowledge of the market, exemplary work with clients, and long track record of success have elevated him to a leadership role. Along with continuing to solidify the firm’s market leadership, Luís works in some of the most competitive sectors including IT, pharma, FMCG, distribution and retail, and consultancy.
Fernando Neves de Almeida is a seasoned executive search professional with 20 years’ experience, along with an extensive background in human resources, consulting and management. Focusing primarily on the human resources function and board appointments in the financial services and industrial sectors, Fernando brings deep business insight, as well as talent expertise to every assignment.