Alexandre Tavares is Head of Global Business Development and M&A Finance at Novartis, since February 2022. Before this, Alexandre Tavares was Head of Business Development and Strategy, Asia-Pacific Middle East & Africa, and two years prior, Alexandre was the Finance Senior Manager at the same company.
Alexandre Tavares started his professional career in finance at cosmetics company L’Oreal, later he worked for Warner Lambert. Between 2003 and 2009, he worked at the multinational pharmaceutics Bristol-Myers Squibb, where he was Finance Manager and Business Controller. In 2009, he became Finance Director at Amgen biotechnology.
He holds a bachelor in Accounting and a degree in Audit, both for Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração de Lisboa (ISCAL). In 2007, he finished his MBA in International Management at the European University.
He is a member of the Portuguese Diaspora Council since 2018