Pedro Castro e Almeida is the Country Head for Santander in Portugal. He is also the Vice-President of Board and has been the President of the Executive Committee of the Santander Bank since 2019. He has also been on the Management Board since 2007.
Pedro Castro e Almeida is a graduate in Business Management at ISEG – Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão in Lisbon, and went on to work and advance his career at Arthur Andersen and later at the Santander Group.
He participated in executive training programmes at INSEAD (AMP), the Harvard Business School (Corporate Boards More Effective), Kellogg (Marketing Leadership) and Stanford Business School (Innovative Technology Leader Programme).
His career at the Sander Group having begun in 1993, more precisely in the Banco Santander de Negócios Portugal, Pedro Castro e Almeida held responsibility for variety o business areas:
Asset Management, Insurance, Global Corporate Banking, Products, Payments, Marketing, Corporates, International Business, Real Estate Financing, Pension Funds and Brokerage, and was appointed to the board and became Chairman of various companies within the Santander Group Portugal, such as Asset Management, Insurance and Pension Funds.