Fernando Araújo has a degree in accountancy and management from Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto (ISCAP) and a specialist diploma in ﬁnancial control from Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto (ISCAP). He has been a statutory auditor (chartered accountant) since 1995. He has a degree in law from Universidade Lusíada do Porto. He has post-graduate qualiﬁcations in advanced ﬁnancial accounting (ISCTE), in tax law (Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade Direito and in corporate governance (Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão de Lisboa). He started his professional career in Sportrade, and was subsequently head of accounts at Eurofer. He worked in the ﬁeld of tax management at KPMG, and was Senior Tax Manager. He was head of Tax Management and Accounts at Secil, at SEMAPA, and in the Company. He has been an executive board member of the Company since April 2007.