Rafael Valverde

Non Executive Director

Date of Birth
April 15th, 1953, Portugal
Date of 1st appointment
April 20th, 2017
Term of Office
2017 / 2019

Education

  • 1975: Degree in Economics, Instituto Superior de Economia, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa .

Management and supervisory  functions held internally

  • 2017 - …: Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of CTT

Other internal functions held

  • 2017 - …: Member of the Committee for the Monitoring of the Implementation of the Operational Transformation Plan of CTT
  • 2017 - …: Member of the Corporate Governance, Evaluation and Nominating Committee of CTT
  • 2017 - …: Member of the Remuneration Committee (elected by the General Meeting) of Banco CTT, S.A.

Professional experience

The provision of management consulting services is now his main occupation.

With a long 30-year professional career in investment banking at Haitong Bank, S.A. (formerly BESI-Banco Espírito Santo de Investimento, S.A.), where he started as Managing Director of Corporate Finance, having subsequently assumed various positions in product management and management and executive bodies.

In the last 11 years he was Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and member of the Executive Committee of Haitong Bank, S.A, having held in Portugal and abroad several positions as Commercial Head, Global Head of Corporate Finance, Global Head of Acquisition Finance, Global Head of Asset Management and Global Head of Private Banking. He was also the representative at FSA (by then the financial services regulator in the United Kingdom) of the London branch of Haitong Bank, S.A.

From 2008 to 2015 he was a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of EDP Renováveis. S.A. (global player in the renewable energy sector with registered offices in Spain and with shares listed in Euronext Lisbon since 2008), taking part of the Nominations and Remunerations Committee as independent Director.

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

  • 2018 - …: Manager of Sal Fin – Consultadoria, Lda.
  • 2017 - ...: Vice-Chairman (Non-executive) of the Board of Directors of Banco Caixa Geral – Brasil, S.A.
  • 2015 - 2017: Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Empark – Aparcamientos y Servicios S.A.
  • 2015 - 2016: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Haitong Banco de Investimento do Brasil, S.A.
  • 2014 - 2015: Chief Executive Officer of Haitong Banco de Investimento do Brasil, S.A.
  • 2010 - 2014: Member of the Board of Directors of ESSI Investimentos, SGPS, S.A. (merged into Haitong Bank, S.A.)
  • 2008 - 2015: Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Nominations and Remunerations Committee of EDP Renováveis, S.A.
  • 2008 - 2016: Member of the Board of Directors of Haitong  Securities (UK) Limited
  • 2008 - 2016: Responsible at FSA for the London branch of Haitong Bank, S.A.
  • 2005 - 2016: Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and Member of the Executive Committee of Haitong Bank, S.A.
  • 2004 - 2014: Member of the Board of Directors of ESSI SGPS, S.A. (merged into Haitong Bank, S.A.)
  • 2004 - 2013: Member of the Board of Directors of Espírito Santo Investment Holdings Limited (merged into Haitong Securities (UK) Limited)
  • 2004 - 2013: Member of the Board of Directors of ESSI Comunicações, SGPS, S.A. (merged into Haitong Securities (UK) Limited)
  • 2000 - 2014: Advisor at Haitong Banco de Investimento do Brasil, S.A.

Other external functions held

  • 2013 - 2016: Member of the Board of Directors of Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Luso-Brasileira (CCILB)
  • 2013 - 2016: Member of the Board of Directors of Câmara Portuguesa de Comércio no Brasil (CPCB)
  • 2013 - 2015: Representative of the Haitong Banco de Investimento do Brasil, S.A. at Associação Brasileira de Bancos Internacionais (ABBI)
  • 1991 - 2014: Member of the Supervisory Board of Academia de Música de Santa Cecília