Antonio Carlos Fernandes Rodrigues serves as a member of our Advisory Board. Since May 2018, Mr. Rodrigues has served as the Chairman of the board of directors of Casais Group, one of the largest construction sector in Portugal, which operates in 16 countries, with 4,500 employees and a turnover of €520M. Since May 2021, he has served as a member of the General Council of Minho University. Since May 2017, he has served on the board of directors of the Industrial Association of the Construction and Public Works; he is also a member of Young Presidents Organization, has been active in the construction industry sector since 2016 and has previously served as a District Delegate of the Northern Region Engineers Council.
Since 2015, he has served as a Business Ambassador for the City of Braga and a member of the Strategic Council in the Institute of Science and Innovation for Bio-sustainability. He has served on the board of directors of the Center for Waste Value since 2012, and from 2012 to 2017, he was on the boards of directors of two companies that were successfully sold, Recivalongo and Retria, which are dedicated to recycling, waste to energy and waste management. From 2008 to 2013, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Casais Engineering and Construction, and Chairman from June 2013 to May 2018. Mr. Rodrigues started in 1995 as project manager in Casais Group, and has served in the roles of Commercial Director and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Rodrigues holds a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Minho University. In 2017, he successfully completed the Owner / President Management program from Harvard Business School