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After the sale of CESL Group to construction conglomerate SOMAGUE in 1996 and having obtained control of CESL ASIA in this process, he concentrated in the development of CESL ASIA and starting Touristic Real Estate development company in the Lisbon region.
CESL ASIA, is now a leading company in Macau, providing a wide range of services in the environmental area, design and project management and facilities management of several Macau infrastructures and key equipments.
In 1995 incorporated ORIZON Group and started to develop touristic and residential resorts in the portuguese silver coast. CampoReal resort, with a 18 holes championship golf course; 151 rooms WESTIN hotel and 372 residential units was the most relevant project, that sold all the residential units in the Portuguese, Irish and UK markets.
Since 1985 he has taken top executive roles as MD, CEO or President in CESL Group, CESL ASIA, HOTEL LAGOS, SA (listed in Portuguese stock exchange), AGS and ORIZON GROUP, usually during the phases of initial development and consolidation of those companies.
Beside his business activities, was always involved in several associations: is one of the founders and first President of AEPSA (portuguese association for the environmental sector); was Chapter Chair and founder, of the Portuguese Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and Chairman of the Portuguese Equestrian Federation.
Has a Civil Engineer Degree from IST – Lisbon and MS of Public Health Engineering from London Imperial College.
In his role as CEO of Quinta da Marinha Luis developed the leading residential and tourism resort in Lisbon including the world awardwinning Oitavos Dunes golf course and more recently a state of art hotel, The Oitavos.
Over 23 years of extensive financial, real estate and tourism experience
As an entrepreneur Luis co-founded Columbia Hospitality International, a comprehensive hospitality consulting service for owners and developers of hotels, resorts, conference centers, marinas and golf courses in Europe, Africa and South America.
Luís has served in many civic events and organizations and is Chapter Chair of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).
Luís earn is management and financial degree from Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (ISE) in 1989.
In 1989 assumed the financial supervision, as Area Controller, of all the Sheraton Hotels in the PRC.
Extensive international management experience developing businesses in Europe, Middle East and Asia
As Deputy CEO at Sheraton Orient Hotel Management, was instrumental in establishing the first international hotel management joint venture in the PRC with Bank of China and China International Travel Services.
Managed a boutique hotel property in Macau as General Manager of the Pousada de São Tiago.
In 1995 was appointed the Corporate Financial Controller of CCA, at the time the leading company of private clubs in Asia.
His expertise in finance, along with his career in the hotel business, gave him the skills and expertise in creating profit improvement and cost control programs.
In 1998 becomes CFO & Director of CESL ASIA (Macau), assuming the management of the finance and administration functions of the holding and its subsidiaries.
Registered as Certified Accountant in Portugal and Macau. Treasurer of the Rotary Club of Macau.
BA from Lisbon University of Economics (ISEG) and a mid-career MBA from University of Southern California with individual emphasis in Real Estate Finance and Development.
In 2009 Eduardo joined ORIZON, as CampoReal Sales and Marketing Manager, assuming the relaunch of sales, so as the implementation of a new marketing strategy.
Hard won management and negotiation skills, from banking, real estate and investment
As CampoReal started a restructuring process, Eduardo soon began to held additional responsibilities in the company, first assuming the supervision of the hotel maintenance team and, in a second phase, taking over the management of the resort condominium.
During this time, Eduardo was acting as the company representative among the property owners and potential buyers, which provided him with a large experience in property management.
The need to negotiate with suppliers, contractors during this stressed period enhanced his negotiation skills and expertise.
BA in Management and Business Administration, from Universidade Católica (Lisbon) and in 2008 did an intensive program, Essentials of Management, at Columbia Business School.
In 1999 joined Orizon Group (real estate developer, main project – CampoReal, Lisbon), as the financial controller of the Group.
Ready to control cash flows, manage tax issues and secure quality information for all
Responsible for the financial management of the Group, development and implementation of management control model, reporting of the Group companies and for the financial team, reporting to the BOD.
Following the restructuring of the Group Orizon, assumed the financial management of the Hotel CampoReal, during a difficult and challenging phase.
After the acquisition of the Hotel CampoReal by Discovery Fund, in March of 2013, re-assumed the financial management of the Hotel, leading the reopening and the DOLCE rebranding.
From 2002 to 2007 he joined the team at CampoReal launching its real estate sales and assuming the responsibility of the sales management, both for the domestic and international markets.
A strong combination of property market knowledge with professional and sales competence.
From June 2007 until January 2009 he assumed the position of Head of Residential Department of Cushman & Wakefield in Portugal.
In 2009 he joined the Edge Group, a set of investment and venture capital holdings where we was responsible for the set up a new service line: Edge Vacation Services, operating in the marketing of residential real estate development and, in particular, tourism projects, specialized in innovative solutions tailored to new market trends.
From September 2011 to December 2014 he was one of the sales managers of the company Promovalor, a Portuguese developer, participating in the launch and sales management of several real estate developments in Portugal, Brazil and Mozambique.
In 1999 joined NETAL, a family assets management company, as Chairman´s Assistant, being involved in all the main operations, as the acquisition of CESLASIA (environmental industry, Macau) and the launch of ORIZON (real estate developer, main project – CampoReal Resort, Lisbon).
Extensive know-how and experience on the business environment and administration procedures
By the time CampoReal was launched, and due to all the experience acquired while putting the project in place, became in charge of the corporate and legal matters and was appointed Assistant to the BOD.
During the initial phase assumed a key role in the company, organizing the information systems and assuring the proper links between the different departments and the decision centre.
Her capability to learn and the fact of being a highly adaptable person, as the project evolved she was able to participate and have an active role in every stage of the development, from financing to licensing.
During the restructuring of the company assumed one of the most difficult departments to manage during a difficult time, becoming in charge of Human Resources.
Part of the launching team of the Portuguese Chapter of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), as Chapter Administrator, position held for 5 years, being responsible for all the Chapter management.
BA in International Affairs, from Universidade Lusíada (Lisbon, PT) with a semester completed, as ERASMUS Student (EU Exchange Student Program), in Université Montesquieu (Bordeaux, FR) and a mid-career Post Graduation in Business Management and Administration from Universidade Nova (Lisbon, PT).
Marquês de Pombal / Avenidas Novas, Lisboa
O edifício “AURORA” vai buscar o seu nome à escultura por cima da porta de entrada, obra de Leopoldo de Almeida, um dos mais importantes escultores das décadas 50 e 60 do séc. XX. Paradigma da arquitetura modernista da época, conhecida como “estilo português suave” (1930-1960), o “AURORA” está no centro de tudo, a escassos minutos a pé do M. Pombal, Av. Liberdade, P. Eduardo VII, Saldanha e F. Calouste Gulbenkian. Ao prestígio da localização (Av. António Augusto Aguiar, 7), junta-se a exclusividade dos 36 apartamentos (T1, T2, T3 e Penthouse).
Vale do Jamor / Carnaxide, Oeiras
Situado no Vale do Jamor, o condomínio residencial ELEMENTS funde-se com a natureza, refletindo os elementos essenciais para uma vida em pleno. O ar, a água, a terra e o fogo, vitais à vida humana, juntamente com um quinto e exclusivo elemento – o tempo – habitam neste novo empreendimento. Com o rio como plano de fundo, o ELEMENTS é composto por 70 apartamentos distribuídos por 5 blocos, as tipologias vão desde o T1 ao T4. Com piscina, ginásio, segurança 24h, jardins e diversas zonas de lazer.