Carlos Alves

Remain positive and the rest will follow.

Carlos is a Mechanical Engineer, specialized in business development, industrial and engineering solutions, maintenance and R&D. His work experience, both in national and international markets, ranges from industrial manufacturing, assembly and maintenance, from the Oil&Gas to the automotive industry. His greatest assets are excellency, commitment, passion and the ability to work well in high performance contexts.

Carlos is a good team leader / member that balances the group expectations and keeps the workflow towards the objectives. Motivated by challenges, the harder the obstacles, the better he performs.

Technological Innovation as well as rock climbing (Sports), are his passions. If he could be anywhere in the world, he would still choose where his roots are, Porto, a city which has it all - culture, history and, of course, beautiful natural spots. A family man, Carlos always finds tradition and balance with his loved ones. If he could be remembered by some achievement, it would be by having inspired people around him in both professional and personal contexts. Because as Picasso once said, inspiration comes, but it has to find us working.


Nationality Portuguese
Languages Portuguese, English, French, Spanish

Main skills

Problem solver

Creative

Critical thinker

Proactivity

Positive Thinking

Integrity

Flexibility and adaptation skills

Entrepreneur

Projects

Cornell - Leading for Innovation Executive Education Program

Several Entrepreneurship Projects

Master in Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship (MIETE)

Oil&Gas Contracts/ Operations Manager on Onshore / Offshore Oil&Gas Projects

Oil&Gas Maintenance Manager

International Career

Coordinator for several Industrial Projects (Embraer, Continental, Siderurgia Nacional, Proele, Prometim).

Future Professional Interests

Business development

Strategy

R&D

Operations

Maintenance

Career Goals

Carlos wants to leverage on his creativity, scientific rigour and business expertise to help progressive and forward thinking organisations to create innovative solutions. His goals are to work in an innovative and leading organisation.

Likes & Curiosities

Family

Passion for Business and Technology

Passion for sport Rock Climbing

Karate and soccer

Travelling

Photography

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor and catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

Mark Twain

Timeline
2015
PBS
2014
Birth of second son (Francisco)
2012
Birth of first son (Samuel)
PROELE - Industrial Engineer and Maintenance
2009
MIETE
Marriage
2005
TecnoSPIE
2003
Mechanical Engineer graduation / Joined Galp Energia
2002
Erasmus INSA Toulouse
Proactivity
Positive Thinking / Attitude
Honesty / Integraty
Managing Experience and capacity
Flexibility and adaptation skills

Top 5
Strengths

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