Position: Lecturer in Strategy and Management
Faculty: Business & Management
Customer focused and driven by results, Jorge is a Certified Programme Manager with solid Programme Management and Digital Transformation knowledge and experience. His experience was obtained while leading winning teams in several international engagements, translating business strategies into tangible value enabled by technology.
His recent roles included Digital Transformation Advisor, IT Advisor, PMO Lead, Project Manager and Head of Programme, in several engagements with state-of-the-art solutions, with high exposure to C-Level executives. He enjoys playing an active role in his engagements by shortening the gap between Strategy and Execution, while advising his clients on future roadmaps with new age technologies, keeping their businesses ahead of the curve.
On top of his consulting activities, he is currently pursuing his PhD in Strategic Management in ISCTE Lisbon, focusing his research on Offshoring and Nearshoring of professional services, having several publications on the topic. He is also acting as Co-Chair of the Association for Strategic Planning (ASP) in the Iberian region while serving as a member of the Executive Management Committee of the World Strategy Summit (WSS), being a regular keynote speaker at several events on the topics of outsourcing and digital transformation.
Jorge currently teaches on the BA (Hons) in Global Management (Leadership & Management), focusing his efforts on modules related to Strategy, Digital Transformation and General Management. Additionally, Jorge is a recurrent Guest Lecturer, Panellist and Key Note Speaker in several Universities in the UK and Portugal.
Current research interests converge around Outsourcing initiatives for professional services, with a special focus on the Distance Dimension (Nearshoring). The proposed research for his PhD is: "Unlocking the full potential of Near-shoring - A matured model of proximity offshoring for professional services”
Additionally, Jorge dedicates his efforts to the topics of Strategy and Digital Transformation, being these subjects closely related to his professional activities as a consultant in which he works on various critical issues surrounding an organisation’s digital presence, supporting the organization to translate their Strategy into Execution, enabling their digital transformations.
Last updated: 03 December 2018