"We live in a unique world - any organization is unique, any team is unique, each of us is unique. Be resilient, be a unique leader, build a unique purpose and you will succeed."
With more than 28 years of experience, 18 of which in the Executive Search area, Felipa has more than 21,000 hours dedicated to the evaluation and analysis of executive profiles, having acted in different sectors, namely Consumer, Financial Institutions, Professional Services, Industrial, and Telecom. Felipa Xara-Brasil joined Signium in 2017 as Partner. 

Felipa was a CFO in a business group of TMT and services, having also been Financial director officer of the Lisbon Oceanarium and the Multipurpose Pavilion, with responsibilities of start-up in the definition of the administrative and financial functioning model of both companies, and its implementation. Previously she performed as a Controller in Danone International Brand and as Senior Associate in KPMG. She was one of the founders of Heidrick & Struggles in Portugal, having accumulated in her functions the responsibility of the Start-up of the office in Angola and Business Development Opportunities Mozambique, managing projects as in Executive Search or in the Leadership Consulting area, major within Assessment and Remuneration Benchmark. 

She is a graduate in Management and Business Administration by the Portuguese Catholic University and also has an Executive Advanced Management Program from Kellogg.  Felipa is currently is obtaining a PCC Coaching Program Certified by International Coach Federation. She speaks fluent English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Felipa additionally has 12 years of collaboration with social solidarity entities and 10 years in educational and sporting organizations. She is a federated athlete for more than 40 years.