Filipe Santos is the new Dean of CATÓLICA-LISBON

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 16:46

The Academic Board Members also take office on February 6, 2019

Filipe Santos is the new Dean of Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics. The new Management Team was installed today, February 6th , by the Rector of Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Isabel Capeloa Gil.

The Academic Board Members are Guilherme Almeida e Brito as Dean for Degree Programs, Fernando Machado as Dean for Faculty and Céline Abecassis-Moedas as Dean for Executive Education.

Filipe Santos is Chaired Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at CATÓLICA-LISBON since 2016. He served as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty prior to his appointment as Dean in February 2019. He is also Visiting Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at INSEAD, a School where he was a Professor of Entrepreneurship for 12 years between 2003 and 2014. At INSEAD, Professor Santos led ICE - INSEAD Centre for Entrepreneurship from 2009 to 2013 and was founder and Academic Director of the INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Initiative from 2007 to 2014.

Professor Santos has a degree in Economics and a Masters in Management & Strategy. He holds a Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, with a focus on Entrepreneurship. He was the recipient of the Lieberman Fellowship at Stanford University, an award recognizing outstanding scholarship and institutional contributions. He was elected Chair of the Graduate Student Council of Stanford University.

According to Filipe Santos, “It is with humility and enthusiasm that I accept to lead CATÓLICA-LISBON as Dean. It is a singular school in Portugal and one of the best European business schools. With a prestigious faculty 43% international, the best Portuguese social sciences research unit, master programs in the World’s top 30 attracting half international students, executive education in the world’s top 40 and a very strong alumni network from the first and most prestigious management undergraduate program in Portugal, CATÓLICA-LISBON has the potential to become a world reference school in educational excellence and impactful research. I will work closely with all the School’s stakeholders to reinforce the School further and realize all its potential”.

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