Manuel Pereira

Business Strategist & Project Manager

Graduated in Anthropology, from Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2006), he has an academic experience in Paris (2005). Between 2009 and 2010 he started an international internship at a Cultural Marketing and Social Responsibility Agency in Rio de Janeiro. From 2010 until the end of 2013, he collaborated in Portugal with a series of NGOs and public and private entities, with their services in territorial marketing, cultural production, urban planning, social innovation, and management of community projects.

During the 2011-2014 triennial he worked as a consultant in the sector of social innovation and community development, advising the Lisbon City Council in the implementation and development of the Community Development Program of Mouraria and in the strategic design of the Local Development Network of the same territory. From 2015 to 2017 helped launch some social entrepreneurship initiatives and creative industry projects. Between 2015 and 2018 he was also the manager of one of the most important Urban Regeneration projects with a social impact in Lisbon, the Rés do Chão project, managed by the Rés do Chão Association.

In 2019 as an independent consultant specializing in the social area, he developed the Social Responsibility Impact Study of the Vale D’Este Electric Cooperative and drew up the company’s CSR Operational Report.
Since April 2019, he has worked as a specialist consultant in the areas of Arts, Culture and Heritage, developing and coordinating works for different clients such as the La Caixa Foundation, Douro Museum Foundation, Vila do Conde City Council, among other entities.

Consultant at Quaternaire Portugal.
In 2020, he took on the position of specialist consultant for the follow-up, monitoring and evaluation of the social impact of the Culture for All program under the responsibility of the Intermunicipal Community of Cávado, in the territories of Braga, Esposende, Barcelos, Amares Vila Verde and Terras de Bouro.


Manuel Pereira