We can support your Career steps with the best professionals in several sectors and markets.
Our mentors are prominent Executives, Business Managers, Financial experts & Investors, founders of start-ups, Lawyers, Transformation Specialists, Digital and Tech experts. Each Mentor is chosen by the SM Management Team and commits to coach and support our Clients.

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Pedro Mendes

Pedro Mendes is another prestigious partner of SM Mentors for the Academic & Studies area.

He has a PhD in Business Science with a Marketing Specialization from the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid, a Master in Sports Science from the University of Beira Interior and a Degree in Marketing Management from IPAM.

With over 20 years of experience in Higher Education in its various areas, he’s currently the Dean of IPAM Lisbon and Head of Executive & Lifelong Education at IPAM, the European University, IADE and IPAM.

In the past, he served the business world as Manager and Marketing Director in the Sports and Entertainment sectors.



Madalena Marques

Madalena Marques, with 30 years of experience as a lawyer and a partner in the “Victor Marques & Associados” law firm, a key player in the market for the last two decades, is a specialist in the fields of employment law and company law and provides legal advice to both companies and individuals.

Madalena shall assist our clients (candidates and companies) to appropriately resolve processes of a legal or commercial nature in a personalised approach tailored to the legislation in effect.

She is also a specialist in validating RGPD processes.



Pedro Soares de Mello

Pedro Soares de Mello draws on 35 years of business management experience. He is a consultant in the fields of management and negotiation and a professor at IPAM and the Coimbra Business School.

His specialist fields span client segmentation, the development of commercial and business strategies, negotiation, training and the preparation/development of commercial teams.

Pedro shall accompany our clients in a personalised approach able to optimise their performances and processes.



Mafalda Almeida

Mafalda Almeida is an executive coach and mentor, an expert in emotional intelligence and a certified behavioural analyst who implements projects for individuals and companies, supplying the tools necessary to bring about changes in their contexts and results.

She is the founder of Rising Academy and the innovative concept of the “Academy for Leadership Acceleration”, implemented at the company level, and the “Intensive Program for Female Leadership”, a solution launched in 2017.

She works with multinational companies and executives holding middle and senior management positions.



Manuel Fernandes

Manuel Matias Fernandes is a consultant on integrated management with over 30 years of experience in international management consultancy.

His specialist fields include not only general consultancy but also financial and strategy consultancy with a focus on business planning, developing new projects and businesses, internationalisation and company turnarounds.

Key markets: Portugal, Europe, Asia, the USA and Africa.



Sofia Sequeira

Sofia Sequeira, a graduate in Sociology and with a Master’s Degree in Business Management and Marketing, has developed her career over the last 21 years, both leading departments of human resources and training and undertaking consultancy and training projects for national and multinational companies across the most varied of sectors – retail, logistics, IT and telecommunications, aviation, banking, pharmaceuticals and among others.

  • Human Resource Policy Design
  • Performance Evaluation & Potential Talents
  • Organizational Change & Innovation
  • Training & Talent Development
  • DISC | SHL | PDA Assessments