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Vasco de Mello

Chairman and CEO, Brisa – Auto-estradas de Portugal, SA.

Vasco de Mello (1956) is Chairman and CEO of Brisa – Auto-estradas de Portugal, S.A.  He is also Chairman and CEO of José de Mello SGPS, SA., holding company of one of the major Portuguese groups, with significant interests in the chemical industry, healthcare, technologies and toll motorway concessions. From 1992 to February 2000, Vasco de Mello was Chairman of Banco Mello and Companhia de Seguros Império. Previous to this, from 1980 to 1991, he has held various executive positions in companies of the José de Mello Group. From 1978 to 1979, Vasco de Mello attended the “Training Program” at Citicorp, in New York, and Banco Crefisul de Investimentos, in S. Paulo, Brazil. He received a bachelor’s degree in Management from the American College of Switzerland in 1978.