Joao Cotrim

João Cotrim de Figueiredo

President @ Turismo de Portugal

João Cotrim de Figueiredo was appointed President of Turismo de Portugal, the National Tourism Board, in December 2013, and elected Vice-President of European Travel Commission in 2015.

Before joining Turismo de Portugal, he co-founded and managed several start-up companies including Jason Associates (HR Management) and Faber Ventures (Digital business).

Among other management positions in major companies, João Cotrim de Figueiredo was CEO at Compal and Nutricafés until 2006. He was CEO of TVI, the leading free-to-air TV station in Portugal.

João Cotrim de Figueiredo holds a MBA from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.