Currently, Esmeralda is an independent member of the General and Supervisory Board of EDP.
Began her professional career in the glass sector and later developed her career in the banking sector as Chief Corporate Banking Head of Citibank Portugal, member of the Board of Directors of Banco Fonsecas and Burnay, União de Bancos Portugueses and Interbanco
Esmeralda has extensive experience in strategy, having held various positions including CEO of Grupo SAG, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Unidas (Brazil), Chairman of the Board of Directors of PARTAC SGPS, Non-Executive Director and member of the Investment Committee of BCP Capital, Chairman of the PNCB Restructuring Committee, and Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of TAP SGPS
Received the “Business Woman of the Year” awards in Portugal and “Gold Personality” by the Brazilian Business Association
Degree in Chemical Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico and Degree in Advanced Corporate Finance from Harvard University