Carlos Simões

Head of Compliance and Operations

Main Expertise

Entrepreneur | Business Angel


With over 25 years of experience, Carlos has been a Director/Partner in several international consulting firms (Accenture, Ernst & Young, CGI) and has a strong track record in areas such as Financial Management, Treasury, Fund Administration, Compliance & Regulatory and Accounting.

  • Carlos has 30 years’ experience in Financial Services Consulting /Advisory, with several projects in other business sectors (Energy & Utilities – E&U).
  • In-depth expertise in Financial Markets: Treasury, Custody, Funds Administration, Brokerage, Asset Management, Exchanges, MIFID, Retail Banking Operations, Compliance & Regulatory (IAS, Basel II/Solvency, Internal Control and Anti-Money Laundering) and Accounting/Consolidation & Reporting.
  • Specialization in Information Management and Business Intelligence.
  • Other business sectors experience and specialization (Credit Card and Loyalty Systems, in Energy & Utilities sector (fuel & oil companies).
  • In-depth expertise in system definition/design/development, package implementation and reorganization processes.
  • In-depth expertise in management and PMO of highly complex programs, involving several entities and multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Experience in market development in Outsourcing area, in financial services.
  • Carlos holds degrees in:
    • Economics and Business Administration degree – ISCTE – Lisbon, Portugal 1985-1990;
    • Post Graduation in Financial Institutions from UCP (Universidade Católica Portuguesa–Lisbon,Portugal – 1999);
    • Post Graduation in Senior Management Corporate Governance (PADE) in AESE/IESE (Lisbon, Portugal – 2007 -2008).
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