Marco Fernandes
Marco Fernandes
Assistant Professor (Adjunct)

CEO Garval and Executive Board Member Lisgarante. Trainer and adjunct professor in entrepreneurship, investments and finance.

Before and for seven years managed Funds of Funds, 200M Tech and Social Impact Co-investment Funds and VC/PE Funds, as CEO at PME Investimentos, SA (recently merged in B.P.Fomento), and as CEO and Member of the General & Supervisory Council at Portugal Ventures. Before that was Executive Director at DNA Cascais- Local  Entrepreneurship Agency and Management Consultant for private and public organizations.

2015 - PhD in Economics - ISCTE-IUL

2004 - Master in Management and Industrial Strategy - ISEG,Lisbon University 

1995 - Degree in Economics - ISEG, Lisbon University 

Executive programs (2010/2020): Social Entrepreneurship (IES-Social Business School and U.Católica Lisbon), Strategic Management in Banking (INSEAD), AI /Data science (Técnico+), Corporate Governance (NovaSBE) and Digital Transformation (UCBerkeley)

Entrepreneurship, Tech and Impact Startups, Investment Funds, SME Finance, Entrepreneurship and SME Public Policy, Asset Management and Valuation, Corporate Strategy and Finance, Blended Finance and Foreign Investment