Marco Marques

What is next in evolution?

Marco studied aeronautics and, though he was always curious about that field, his head and his heart are in space. His engineering background has taken him to different countries and projects. From a military related venture near Bristol, to a project in satellite systems in Switzerland, Marco has made the rounds. However, it was family and the birth of his daughter that brought him back to his native Portugal.

Currently leading a spin-off named SteelPro, which has now reached companies beyond its parent, Marco is a leader looking to hone his skills and learn more and more. He considers some of his toughest experiences, namely leading other engineers much older than himself, as the most formative ones.
Marco balances his science-based thinking with a love for the creative and artistic world, counting antique restoring as his favourite hobby. Plenty has passed through his hands but a special bicycle and motorbike are worth mentioning.

The driver that makes him coming back to work every day is the fact that he truly believes his work can contribute to mankind’s next big step in evolution. A statement made by Marco with his two feet firmly planted on the ground.


Nationality Portuguese
Languages English, Spannish, French

Main skills

Fast learner

Creative

Reliable

Quick thinking

Versatile

Resilient

Projects

Development, production and commercialization of machinery and complete solutions for the aerospace, aeronautic, metal , nuclear and food  industries.

Future Professional Interests

Finances

Management

Entrepreneurship

Career Goals

Marco would like to contribute for the development of technology which helps mankind take the next step, whether that means coming up with a solution himself or leading a team that can make such a breakthrough.

Likes & Curiosities

Playing (and watching) football, DIYs and restoring antiques. He is currently working on an old clock but bicycles and motorbikes were also some of the objects he has also restored.

“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.”

Timeline
2017
Heavy Indutrial Machinery
2015-16
EUCLID
2014
MTG2
EDF nuclear
2013
MTG3
EXOmARS
2011-12
EH101
2009
ESO AOCU
2008
UAV IMPERIO
Sentinel 3
Effort
Teamwork
Efficacy
Motivation
Leadership

Top 5
Strengths

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