Prior to her current role as Head of Talent Management & Development at Sonae, Maria Antónia was Human Resources Corporate Director of the Mota-Engil Group. It was there that she furthered the global and international management of more than 20 000 employees in 20 countries and different business areas. She has also worked as a consultant at Deloitte, where she developed and implemented organizational diagnosis and integrated management models in diverse companies in different economic sectors.
Maria Antónia holds a Master’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Porto. She is a professor in the Executive MBA programme at the Porto Business School, researcher at the University of Porto’s School of Psychology, and a member of the Psychology Center of University of Porto and the International Scientific Committee.