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Felipa Xara-Brasil

Region: Europe/Middle East/Africa

Signium Portugal
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Practice Groups: Professional Services, Financial Services, Consumer, Board Services


Felipa, Partner, holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Portugal). 

Professional Profile
Felipa has more than 25 years of professional experience in Executive Search. She was one of the founders of Heidrick & Struggles in Portugal; responsible for the start-up of the office in Angola, business development in Mozambique, and also managing the Lisbon office's Executive Search and Leadership Consulting projects. Felipa was a CFO in a TMT and Services Group, and has also been Financial Director of the Lisbon Oceanarium and the Multipurpose Pavilion; responsible from the start-up phase of construction specifications until the delivery of the project and its operational management. She previously worked as a Controller at Danone International Brands and as Senior Associate at KPMG.

Felipa is Portuguese and speaks English, French and Spanish fluently.