Say Hello!

Get to know our people

Leadership

Executive Director

Lénia Mestrinho
Executive Director

Leadership

Academic Directors

Leid Zejnilovic
Academic Co-Director & Assistant Professor
Carlos Santos
Academic Co-Director & Assistant Professor

Affiliated Faculty

Internal

Iolanda Velho
Invited Assistant Professor
Patricia Xufre
Chief Education Officer at DSKC & Assistant Professor
Pedro Gardete
Full Professor
Qiwei Han
Assistant Professor

Affiliated Faculty

External

Carlos Soares
Associate Professor at FEUP & Innovation Lead at Fraunhofer Portugal
Margarida Abreu Novais
Associate Lecturer at Griffith University
Marta Lopes
Assistant Professor of Economics at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Advisory Board

Manuela Veloso
Herbert A. Simon University Professor on leave at J.P.Morgan AI Research
Pedro Santa Clara
Millennium BCP Chair of Finance at Nova SBE & Director 42 Lisboa
Rayid Ghani
Distinguished Career Professor at Carnegie Mellon University & Data Science for Social Good Director

Permanent Staff

Bruna Riboldi
Project Manager
Susana Lavado
Senior Data Scientist
Miguel Matos
Web Software Engineer & Data Scientist
Eduardo Hidalgo
Data Scientist
Alice Amâncio
Project Manager DataLab
Paulo Marques
System Administrator DataLab

Affiliated PhD Students

Ricardo Silva
Phd Student

Volunteers

João Pires
Data Research Analyst
Pedro Machado
Data Research Analyst
Rute Lopes
Data Research Analyst
Sofia Geraldo
Data Research Analyst
Thomas Dornigg
Data Research Analyst

Data Squads

Diogo Conceição
Data Research Analyst
Fabio Nunziante Cesaro
Data Research Analyst
Jannis Fleer
Data Research Analyst
João Gil Neto Ribeiro
Data Research Analyst
Lorian Abazi
Data Research Analyst
Matteo Matera
Data Research Analyst
Niclas Frederic Sturm
Data Research Analyst
Patrícia Macedo
Data Research Analyst
Pete Andrews
Data Research Analyst
Susana Viegas
Data Research Analyst
Tobias Tesing
Data Research Analyst
Vincent Kohal
Data Research Analyst
Vlad Cristea
Data Research Analyst
Xiaomei Ji
Data Research Analyst
Weronika Dyczek
Data Research Analyst

Alumni

Andrew Bell
Data Scientist
Ayodeji Daramola
Nova SBE Master’s Student
Carlos Gomes
Data Scientist
Édi Ferreira
Associate Data Analyst at Outsystems
Filipe Pereira
Nova SBE Master’s Student
Inês Pereira
Consultant at Deloitte Portugal
Iñigo Martínez
Data Scientist
Mariana Brandão
Business Developer at UpHill Health
Kathryn Cassibry
Partnerships and Fundraising Officer at mothers2mothers