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Miguel Leocádio

Member of APDC "Healthy and Sustainable Cities” Working Group & Lead for Portugal’s Market at Axians Portugal, Vinci Energies Group

Currently Executive lead for Portugal’s Market at Axians Portugal, Vinci Energies Group.
Previously Executive lead for Portugal and the UK Markets at Novabase Digital, for Gov., Transport & Energy digital solutions. And Senior Manager at Novabase in Gov. sector (2010-2015), as Senior Account Manager for key accounts.
Former Chief of Staff of the Secretary of State of Science, Technology and Higher Education of the Portuguese government (2005-2009).
Also COO at Glassbox Consulting, a strategy and technology consultancy and services firm for Digital Cities and eGov (2004-2005); Project Director and Consultant at PLM (IPG-Group) in the area of engineering systems and ICT (2001-2004); Assistant Contract Manager at PLM Hellas in Greece (2001); Industry Consultancy Business Manager at PL (Grupo IPG) (1998-2000); Production Engineer Trainee at EDP's Sines Power Plant (1997).
Degree in Engineering and Industrial Management (1996) by IST -Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon; MSc. in Engineering Policy and Management of Technology (2004) at IN+ Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research (Dissertation on the application of RAMS - Reliability, Availability, Mantainability and Safety to technology based products), IST - Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon.
Strong business strings: Science and Technology savvy, IT of everything, Public Policy and eGov thought leader, Engineering Systems and RAMS alumnus, Business Strategy undogmatic, Design meets Engineering, Coaching follower, People driven and Social enthusiast.
Likes and strikes: Intense music lover and occasional drummer. Forceful consumer of business and tech books & fiction. Believer of behavioral economics. Sci-fi utopian. Used to write movie reviews for magazines. Vice-president and associate of the Portugal Agora Association, a civil society platform and think tank for thinking, networking and mobilizing new policy actions for Portugal. Regular writer of articles within a broad range of themes in the public policy scope.