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Leadership & Organisation

ISEG’s governing bodies are:

The Dean and Vice Deans

The Dean is elected by the School Board and the Dean’s Office  is the primary body that represents and governs ISEG. The Dean is supported by up to four Vice-Deans. The Dean is responsible for representing the School at the level of ULisboa and externally; appointing the Vice-Deans; chairing the Management Board; appointing the panel for academic contests, based on proposals presented by the Scientific Board; supervising the administrative services and personnel management; implementing the resolutions of the School Board and the recommendations of both the Scientific Board and Pedagogical Board; negotiating cooperation agreements with other entities; establishing school prizes; and exercising powers delegated by the Rector of ULisboa.

DeanJoão Duque
Associate DeansJoana Pais
João Lopes Dias
José Veríssimo
Winnie Picoto

School Board


The School Board is the strategic decision-making and supervisory body, whose duties are aligned with the fulfillment of ISEG’s mission and vision . The School Board is comprised of 15 members who are elected by their respective bodies and three external members who are co-opted by the other members. Among its competences, the School Board is responsible for the election of the Dean of the School and the approval of the general guidelines of ISEG, namely the scientific and pedagogical strategy, the provision of services, and external, financial, and property relations, as well as the School’s policy for its relationship with external entities. It also audits the activity of the Dean and that of the Management Board.

ChairVítor Constâncio
Vice ChairMário Caldeira
Faculty and ResearchersCândida Mourão
Isabel Proença
João Tovar Jalles
João Nicolau
José Azevedo Pereira
Margarida Abreu
Mário Caldeira
Paulo Lopes Henriques
Paulo Trigo Pereira
StaffJoão Pedro
StudentsAna Mafalda Neto da Silva Pinto Palmela
Diogo Moreira Machado Pereira
External MembersMadalena Tomé
Pedro Castro e Almeida
Vitor Constâncio

Scientific Board


The Scientific Board is the body of the School that is responsible for all matters concerned with the scientific content of teaching, professional development, and research. It is composed of members of faculty who hold a PhD and representatives of the research centres.

ChairMaria Rosa Borges
Representatives of the PhD holdersAna Isabel Morais
Carlos Farinha Rodrigues
Esmeralda Ramalho
João Duque
Leonor Freire Costa
Manuel Mira Godinho
Maria do Rosário Grossinho
Maria Rosa Borges
Nuno Valério
Rui Paulo
Sofia Lourenço
Tiago Gonçalves
Representatives of the Research CentresADVANCE- Vitor Fernando da Conceição Gonçalves
CEMAPRE – João Janela
CEsA – José Manuel Zorro Mendes
GHES – Amélia Branco
SOCIUS – Sara Falcão Casaca
UECE – António Afonso

Pedagogical Board


The Pedagogical Board is responsible for issuing advisory opinions and recommendations regarding pedagogical guidelines and methods of teaching and assessment, as well as on the academic calendar and the lecture timetable and exams. The Pedagogical Board is composed of professors and students who are elected from the three study cycles (Bachelors, Masters, and PhD), with a total of six professors and six students.

ChairRita Martins de Sousa
Faculty and ResearchersCristina Gaio
Filipe Serra de Oliveira
Jesualdo Fernandes
Luís Costa
Paula Cristina Albuquerque
Rita Martins de Sousa
Undergraduate Students António Calabote
Patrícia Alexandra da Silva Antão
Rodrigo Sá de Sousa Brigham da Silva
Masters and PhD StudentsInês Sofia Félix Vieira
Pedro Miguel Nogueira Reis
Tiago Emanuel Rodrigues Gonçalves

Management Board

The Management Board is the body which is responsible for overseeing the administrative, financial, and property-related matters of ISEG. Its members are the Dean, the Finance and Administration Director, and three Vice-Deans:


  • João Duque (Dean)
  • João Tomé Calado (Finance and Administration Director)

    (to define)

    International Advisory Council


    ISEG’s International Advisory Council assists the Dean define the School’s international strategy. The Board brings together business leaders, policy makers, and academics from Europe and the rest of the world. Its core mission is to give feedback on the international projects and to provide fresh input with regards the future of ISEG.

    ChairGilberto Jordan (CEO of the Andre Jordan Group and an ISEG-alumnus)
    MembersAnne Hansen da Câmara 
    (Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Circuito do Estoril)

    Anne Giviskos 
    (Chief Risk and Compliance Officer at Euronext Group in Paris)

    Colin Mayer, CBE FBA
    (Professor of Management Studies at the Said Business School of the University of Oxford)

    Eugenia Bieto 
    (Professor and former Director General of ESADE)

    Gilberto Jordan 
    (Chairman of ISEG’s IAC. CEO of the Andre Jordan Group and an ISEG-alumnus)

    Joanne Li, CFA
    (Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Former Dean of Florida International University College of Business)

    Roberta Medina 
    (Businesswoman and events producer. President of Dream Factory and vice-president of Better World, the company associated with Rock in Rio. Partner of the Portuguese event Biggest Christmas Tree in Europe)

    Wern-Yuen Tan 
    (CEO of Pepsico. APAC Asia-Pacific China)

    William Kistler 
    (first president of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) in Europe and then lead EMEA executive for International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC)).


    ISEG has four academic departments: Economics, Management, Mathematics, and Social Sciences. Each department functions as a centre for the organisation of the faculty and researchers in their respective area. Their main tasks are to organise and manage the course units of the three study cycles for which each department is responsible and to coordinate their respective scientific areas.