João Neves

  • Senior Adviser
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I am a Senior Adviser at Clearwater International, joining the firm in February 2023, with a professional background in economics, public policy, and administration.

Prior to joining Clearwater, I worked at the Portuguese Republic - XXI Government for four years as Secretary of State for Economy. My experience also includes working at the Portuguese Republic - XVII Constitutional Government as chief of staff for the Minister of Economy and Innovation, and Director-General for Economy at the Ministry of Economy.

Previously, I was a member of the Board of Directors at IAPMEI for three years and, in the private healthcare sector, became a board member of BIAL, IBET - Institute of Experimental and Technological Biology, and VALORMED as an executive member.

I also hold a master’s degree in Administration and Public Policy from ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon.