João Eduardo Moura da Silva Freixa

Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of CTT - Correios de Portugal, S.A. (CTT) (Independent)

Date of Birth and nationality 24 June 1956, born in Portugal
Date of 1st appointment at CTT 29 April 2020
Term of office 2020 / 2022

Academic qualifications

  • 1981: MBA, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • 1978: Degree in Business Organisation and Management, Instituto Superior de Economia (ISE), Universidade de Lisboa

Management and supervisory functions held internally

  • 2020 - …: Non-executive Member of the Board of Directors of CTT 

Other internal functions held


Professional experience

While still a student he started his career as Junior Teaching Assistant at ISE and, after graduatinghe was Junior Assistant and Invited Assistant, a position he held until 1986. From 1978 to 1979 he was an Auditor at Price Waterhouse and from 1979 to 1985 Head of Finance of a Portuguese industrial group.

He has a vast professional experience of 40 years, of which 20 years in management positions, mainly in the financial sector, having been a member of several Boards of Directors in companies operating in Portugal and abroad, both as an executive and as a non-executive, standing out the more than 17 years of his professional career in the Barclays Group where he took several management positions, including that of General Manager and “CEO Portugal”, Chairman and CEO of Euronext Lisbon and Director of the Stock Exchanges of Paris, Amesterdam and Brussels and also of the Euronext NV holding company, as well as the positions on the Boards of Directors of Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Banco de Investimento (Caixa BI ), EDP - Energias de Portugal, Banco Espírito Santo, Unicre, SIBS and Novo Banco.

Currently, he has been working as a Consultant in company restructuring processes. 

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

  • 2015 - …: Managing Partner of F2NG, Consultores de Gestão, Unipessoal, Lda. 

Other external functions held (last 5 years)