António Gomes Mota

Chairman of the Board of Directors (Non-Executive and Independent)

Date of Birth
June 10th, 1958, Portugal
Date of 1st appointment
November 12th, 2013
Term of office
2017 / 2019

Education

  • 2000: PhD in Business Management, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
  • 1984: MBA, Nova School of Business and Economics
  • 1981: Degree in Business Management and Organization, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa

Management and supervisory functions held internally

  • 2017 - ...: Chairman and Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of CTT (from 2014-2016, Vice-Chairman and Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors & Lead Independent Director of CTT)
  • 2014 – 2016: Chairman of the Audit Committee of CTT (from 2013 to 2014, Chairman of the Fiscal Board of CTT)

Other internal functions held

  • 2016 - …: Member of the Remuneration Committee (elected by the General Meeting) of Banco CTT, S.A.
  • 2015 - …: Chairman of the Selection Committee of Banco CTT, S.A.
  • 2014 - …: Chairman of the Corporate Governance, Evaluation and Nominating Committee of CTT (reappointed for the term of office 2017-2019)

Professional experience

In addition to his academic role, his position at CTT is now his main occupation.

His 30-year professional career includes management roles in the banking, consulting and financial services industries. Over the years, he has been performing chairmanship positions in several boards of directors and supervisory boards in large and listed companies active in Portugal and abroad (such as, EDP present in 14 countries).

He also has a strong know-how in the areas of governance, strategy, business valuation and risk management, acquired as former consultant, as member of governance, nominations, remuneration and audit committees and as Vice-Chairman and currently Chairman at Portuguese Institute of Corporate Governance.

He is a Full Professor of Finance at the ISCTE Business School since 2005. He was Dean of the School (2003-2012) and Chairman of the INDEG/ISCTE Executive Education Institute (2005-2012). He is the author of several reference works in the areas of corporate finance, markets and financial instruments, business strategy and restructurings. He has also been member and chairman of audit committees of large listed companies.

Management and supervisory functions held in other companies (last 5 years)

  • 2009 - ...: Member of the Supervisory Board, and Member of the Audit Committee of EDP - Energias de Portugal, S.A., being its Chairman since 2015
  • 2013 - 2016: Chairman of the Board of Directors (Non-Executive) of SDC - Investimentos, SGPS, S.A.
  • 2014 - 2015: Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors (Non-Executive) of Soares da Costa Construção, SGPS, S.A.
  • 2009 - 2012: Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Cimpor - Cimentos de Portugal, SGPS, S.A.

Other external functions held

  • 2013 - …: Member of the Remuneration Committee of Pharol, SGPS, S.A.
  • 2010 - …: Vice-Chairman of the Portuguese Institute of Corporate Governance, being its Chairman since 2016.