António Bernardo holdsa degree in Civil Engineering from Lisbon Polytechnic; an MSc in StructuralEngineering and an MBA from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium). Helater did post-graduate studies on Corporate Strategy at Stanford Universityand Insead. After launching his professional career at the European Union;followed by a stint at JP Morgan Investment Bank; he joined Roland BergerStrategy Consultants in 1990 as Managing Director of the Lisbon office. Hebecame Managing Director of Roland Berger's offices in Spain; Italy and SouthAmerica in 2000. From 2000 to 2003 he was member of Roland Berger StrategyConsultants' Partner Management Committee.
From July 2003to December 2011; he was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Roland BergerStrategy Consultants' Executive Committee (EC). António Bernardo was electedmember of the Supervisory Board of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants inDecember 2011 and is Managing Director of the offices in Portugal; Braziland Spain and he is Vice Chairman of Italy.
For the last 20years; he has been a Visiting Professor chairing the Corporate Strategy courseat Nova School of Business and Economics.
In 2006; he wasdistinguished with the prestigious Ordem do Infante D. Henrique (GrauComendador); one of the Portuguese's highest honors; by Portuguese PresidentJorge Sampaio. He is an expert in the fields of corporate strategy;organization; and in mergers and acquisitions. His industry focus is energy;financial services and consumer goods and retail.