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Miguel has worked in finance, social media and journalism. Gained a big knowledge about accountability and has a broaden contact list of national and international contacts from suppliers to journalists and advertising agencies.

Miguel is very communicative, a fast learner and down to earth. Miguel is also results-focused, pragmatic, diplomatic, passionate, creative, high energy, smart, collaborative, transparent, motivated, entrepreneurial, high integrity, commercial and flexible (to list a few).

Work Experience

Writing contributor

Jun 2014atual

Articles for Público, Fool Magazine, Wired, Omnivore and Gin Lovers Magazine


Ago 2014atual

- Identified, implemented and executed financial controls. Proactively recognized potential areas of risk and developed risk management solutions

- Overseed the monthly accounting processes: bookings, reconciliations, run close meetings, variance analysis, providing results for consolidation.

- Advised on revenue accounting, M&A related accounting, tax accounting and internal audit requirements

Food and Drink Reporter

New in Town
Set 2014Jan 2015

Journalist founder of the Portuguese lifestyle website

Food and Drink Editor

Time Out Lisboa
Out 2013Ago 2014

  • Formed a big list of contacts in the media world and advertising agencies

Writing Internship

Fev 2013Jul 2013

Business Consultant

AMT Consulting
Jan 2012Ago 2012
  • Worked with SAP and accountability projects
  • Supported customer project teams in refining detailed business requirements and creation of high level designs


Master Degree in Economics

University of East Anglia
Set 2010Set 2011
  • Gained responsibility and ability to report with numbers, statistics and manage people.

Undergraduate Degree in Economics

Set 2007Jun 2010

High School

European School Brussels II
Set 2004Jun 2007
  •  Learning a multi-cultural vision
  •  Development of language skills at the level of English and French


Digital Marketing (Summer School)

Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Jun 2012Set 2012
  • Knowledge of advertising methods via the Internet and digital media
  • Development of an advertisement campaign for a fictitious company through the Internet

Young Enterprise International Examination

University of Cambridge
Out 2005Jun 2006

Development of a restaurant chain. Creation of a costumer support platform.

Organisational skills

  • Organizational skills and leadership gained in both venture project at the European School, as in every group project where I studied at the Universities

  • Responsible, dynamic and proactive

  • Open to challenges and able to produce accurate work

  • Good self-reliance skills and hands-on mentality

  • Stress resistant and risk-aware

  • Open-minded

Social Skills

  • Ability to adapt to multicultural and multilingual environments, acquired in my education abroad and my experience and knowledge of different cultures.
  • Communication skills and exposure to large audiences
  • Good interpersonal skills and team spirit mutual aid

Language Skills

Mother tongue: Portuguese

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