Our Teams

Portugal Team

Founding Partner

Carlos Vasconcellos

Founding Partner

Cristobal de Castro

Head of Living

Miguel Pereira Pinto

Head of Development

Miguel Caldas

Office Manager

Pilar Ramos

Technical Director

Tiago Soares

Project Director

Juan Antequera

Investment Manager

António Pereira

Investment Manager

Gonçalo Brito

Investment Manager

António Rebello de Andrade

Associate

João Andrade dos Santos

Analyst

Carlos Ribeiro

Analyst

Pedro Blanco

Analyst

João Pinheiro de Melo

Off-Cycle Analyst

Tiago Leite

Project Manager Director, Nostrum

Carla Nunes

Project Management Team, Nostrum

Ivone Caeiro

Commercial

Joana Almeida

Sales & Marketing Manager

António Rodrigues

Founding Partner

Carlos Vasconcellos

Investor, entrepreneur and Co-founder of Quest Capital (1bn AuM).

30+ years of experience in General Management – Banking, Telecommunications, Energy, IT, Business Information and Research, Consulting, Real Estate and Private Equity.

Former Board Member and CEO of several multi-billion corporations (listed and unlisted) – Portugal Telecom (PT), PT Internacional, Telesp Celular (BR), VIVO (BR), and Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (USA).

Extensive international experience, having managed companies in more than 20 countries.

Current BM and former CEO of Ceará Investment Fund (CIF).

Holds a Master’s degree in BA from ISCTE and various executive programs from INSEAD, HBS, IMD and Princeton.

Founding Partner

Cristobal de Castro

Investor, entrepreneur and Co-founder of Quest Capital (1bn AuM).

15 years of experience in Real Estate and Investment Banking creating thematic investment platforms including residential, offices, logistics, hotels and high street assets (total AuM of 3bn, + 6000 resi units and c. 1million of sqm).

Former Investment Director in Talus Real Estate and associate of the Alantra M&A team.

Holds a BA Degree and a Law Degree from ICADE (E-3 program).

Head of Living

Miguel Pereira Pinto

18 years of experience in Real Estate.

Former Operations Director in Grupo Novo Banco Real Estate, responsible for the coordination of relevant divestment transactions with value over €1bn.

Former manager at Deloitte for Construction & Real Estate.

Holds a Civil Engineering degree from IST, post-graduations in Real Estate and Corporate Finance from ISEG and Nova School of Business and Economics, respectively.

Head of Development

Miguel Caldas

18 years of experience in Real Estate.

Former Real Estate Director in Discovery Hotel Management and ArrowGlobal/Whitestar.

Former manager at Deloitte for Construction & Real Estate.

Former project manager for Mota-Engil/Martifer Gestão de Investimentos

Holds a Civil Engineering degree from IST with specialization in Planning, Transportation and Management.

Office Manager

Pilar Ramos

+5 years of experience in Real Estate.

15 years of management experience.

Holds an International Relations degree from Universidade Moderna and a Master’s in Executive and Business Management from EBAPE.

Technical Director

Tiago Soares

19 years of experience in civil engineering and project management.

Formerly worked in a Portuguese developer, as well as two general constructors.

Holds a Civil Engineering degree from Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Project Director

Juan Antequera

25 years of experience in Senior Management of Real Estate and Development Companies in Portugal, Spain and Brazil.

4 years as Head of Real Estate of Vilamoura World S.A., 4 years as Managing Director of Brazilian Real Estate subsidiaries and 15 years as a Board member of the Portuguese subsidiary of Martinsa – Fadesa.

Investment Manager

António Pereira

+4 years of experience in Real Estate and Private Equity.

Experience in Investment Banking at Barclays Investment Bank and Banco Comercial Português.

Holds a Management degree and a Master’s in Finance from Nova School of Business and Economics.

Investment Manager

Gonçalo Brito

+10 years of experience Corporate Finance and Audit in the Financial Sector at PwC and Deloitte.

Has been involved in more than 10 REO and NPL portfolio transactions, both buy and sell-sides.

Holds a Management and BA degree and a Master in BA with major in Finance from Católica-Lisbon School of Business & Economics.

Investment Manager

António Rebello de Andrade

+6 years of experience in Real Estate.

Worked as a portfolio manager at Fidelidade Property and as a fund manager at Norfin.

Holds a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico.

Associate

João Andrade dos Santos

Experience in Banking, Real Estate and Private Equity.

Held positions at Deutsche Bank and Accenture.

Holds an Economics degree from Católica-Lisbon School of Business and an Economics and a Master’s degree in Finance and Investments from Rotterdam School of Management.

Analyst

Carlos Ribeiro

Experience in Real Estate and Audit.

Worked as analyst at PwC and Crédito Agrícola.

Holds a Management degree and Master’s in Finance from Nova School of Business and Economics.

Analyst

Pedro Blanco

Experience in Real Estate.

Worked as an acquisition analyst at Sell&Go, i-buyer part of Finsolutia’s Group, and as an investment junior consultant at Worx (CRE Brokerage).

Holds a Management degree from Instituto Superior de Gestão.

Analyst

João Pinheiro de Melo

Experience in Real Estate and Business Development.

Worked as a Business Developer for a South African company with international presence.

Holds a Management degree from Bayes Business School (formerly Cass Business School) and an International Master’s in Finance from Nova School of Business and Economics.

Off-Cycle Analyst

Tiago Leite

Experience in Investment Banking M&A.

Worked as an analyst at BNP Paribas CIB.

Holds an Economics degree and Master’s in Finance from Faculdade de Economia do Porto.

Project Manager Director, Nostrum

Carla Nunes

18 years of experience in construction management. 

14 years leading teams in site developments, both residential and commercial.

Project Management Team, Nostrum

Ivone Caeiro

19 years of experience in construction management.

Worked with VIAPONTE – Projetos e Consultoria de Engenharia, S.A..

Holds a Civil Engineering degree from Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa.

Commercial

Joana Almeida

Experience in Real Estate, Commercial Management and Administrative/Public Relations.

BSc in Sports Management from ISMAI.

Sales & Marketing Manager

António Rodrigues

Former experience in Marketing, Sales, and Development.

MSc in Digital Marketing from Aptus University and BSc in Communication & Public Relations from IPG and Public Relations & Media from ESCS.