Nuno_Fernandes_Thomaz - Core Capital

Nuno Fernandes Thomaz

Senior Partner

Nuno Fernandes Thomaz, former Deputy CEO of Caixa Geral de Depósitos, has broad experience, both locally and internationally within the financial sector. Was Co Founder & CEO of ASK and Managing Director of several banks. Served as Deputy Minister for Sea Affairs of Portugal. Holds a PMD from Harvard Business School and a BSc in Business Management from ISG.

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Pedro Araújo e Sá

Senior Partner

Pedro Araújo e Sá was Board Member of Cofina, during which he managed several business units. He started his career in finance with experience in brokerage, M&A and capital markets. With two government office experiences, Pedro has a degree in Business Management, (Finance) and a post graduate degree in Financial Institutions Management from ISG.

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Martim Avillez Figueiredo

Senior Partner

Martim Avillez Figueiredo was COO at Impresa, and prior to that he was Head of Brand at Sonae (biggest Portuguese retail group) and founded newspaper i , elected European newspaper of the year. Holds a master degree in Political Theory (during which he was a visiting student at Oxford University) and an AMP from Kellog and Catolica Universities.

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Pedro Soares David


Pedro Soares David has broad experience in Corporate Finance and Private Equity as former Board of Directors’ Advisor at ASK, Deputy Director of Banco Finantia and Senior Associate of Banif Investment Bank. Was also Advisor to the Deputy Minister for Sea Affairs. Holds a Master in Finance and a BSc in Business Management from Nova SBE and specialised in Business Analysis & Valuation at LSE (London).

Francisco Corrêa Henriques


Francisco Corrêa Henriques has experience in restructuring processes, Corporate Finance and Financial Institutions / Multilateral relations as former  COO at an Agroindustry company, EMEA Business Development Manager at FreeBalance and Financial Institutions Manager at Itaú BBA. Holds a Master in Finance and a BSc in Business Management from Católica-Lisbon Business School and specialised in Agribusiness at ISEG/ISA (Lisbon).

José Melo de Castro


José Melo de Castro has previously worked as an analyst in the Corporate Finance department of BASF’s Asia-Pacific region, in Hong Kong. Additionally, has gained other work experience from internships in EDP and BPI. Holds a Master’s in Finance and International Management, and BSc in Business Management from Nova SBE.

João Mota


Recent graduate with professional experience in financial services after joining Mota-Engil and Nauta as a summer intern. Holds a BSc in Business Management from Nova SBE.

José Miguel Duarte

Compliance and Legal Officer

José Miguel Duarte worked in a Portuguese investment bank, between 1997 and 2017, having been involved as in-house counsel in several areas, namely financial services, capital markets and private equity transactions. Formerly he was Head of cabinet of the Secretary of State for Treasury and Legal Adviser in the Portuguese Securities Market Commission (CMVM). Holds a Master Degree in Commercial Law from Católica-Lisbon and a Law degree from the same University.

Raquel Lisboa Botelho

Office Manager

Raquel Lisboa Botelho was the internment and operating manager of the Cuf Infante Santo Hospital, part of José Mello Saúde Group, managing several teams and ensuring the analysis, monitoring and achievement of objectives. Started her professional experience in accounting in two insurance companies. Holds a degree in health unit management from UAL.