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Maria João Carrapato



Maria João Carrapato is British. She has been on the Board of Governors of OBS since 2009 and was elected Chair in May 2014. Director of Investor Relations of NOS since 2007 she was previously head of Investor Relations at two other Portuguese PSI20 companies, Sonae Indústria and Sonaecom between 2000 and 2007. Prior to that she worked on the Equity team at Banco Português de Investimento (1995-2000) and as a financial analyst at Banco Português do Atlântico (1994-1995).

Maria João was a founding member and the first Chair of the Portuguese Investor Relations Society, founded in 2009. Maria João has a degree in Business Management from Universidade Católica Portuguesa (1994) and an MBA from the University of Oporto Business School (2004).

The daughter of a British mother and Portuguese father, Maria João spent her early school years in the UK, up until the age of 13 when she came back with her family to live in Oporto in 1984. Maria João has two children, both of whom were pupils at OBS through to mid-secondary.