Magda Marques Magro

Marketing Director

Academic background:

▪Business Management Degree at Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics (1982-88).

▪Kindergarten, Primary and High School at St. Julian´s, a British School in Portugal.

Professional Experience:

▪Marketing Director at Conselho da Diáspora Portuguesa since March 2022. Responsible for the coordination of the council activities, including Events Organization, Marketing Communications and Financial Control.

▪Co-founder in 2009 of a consultancy and marketing company  Wanted Brand – and organized several corporate events. Developed the Easy Landing department to onboard the increasing number of foreigners moving to Portugal.

▪Worked for Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics (CLSBE) for 8 years (2012-2020), teaching Portuguese to foreign Phd professors, as well as private portuguese classes to several foreigners from different nationalities.

▪Lived 9 years in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil. Worked for 8 years at Berlitz language center in São Paulo, having done specific training to become a language teacher. Taught English and French both to private and group classes. Focused on teaching English as a business language to executives.

▪Worked 10 years in the Energy Industry –  Retail Marketing Communication at  Shell Portuguesa (1989-1994) and Retail Marketing coordinator at Repsol Portugal (1994-1998)

▪Auditor at Coopers&Lybrand (1988/89)

Language Skills:

▪Portuguese and English: Native | French: Advanced (C2) | German: Intermediate  (B2)