Luis joined Wine Intelligence in October 2014 after two years as a Consultant in an auditing and consulting firm, where he developed strategy related projects in Portuguese-speaking countries in industries such as oil & gas, banking, media and retail. Prior to this, he spent two years developing entrepreneurial projects, including start-ups and an NGO. He also did a six month internship with a major Portuguese wine producer.
Luis graduated from Lisbon Technical University with a BA in Architecture / Civil Engineering and later with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration majoring in Strategy from the Catholic University of Portugal. He also holds the WSET level 2 award in wines and spirits2817
Luis’ passion for wine started early within his family of wine producers; he then went on to launch a wine bar and in one year he opened five more wine bars in Lisbon, later selling the company and making a valuable profit.