Filipe Vicente has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal) and a MBA from Universidade Católica Portuguesa/Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal). Filipe joined Hovione in 1995 as Process Engineer and subsequently held various management positions in areas as diverse as Manufacturing, Industrial Operations, Research & Development and Quality Assurance, both in Portugal and in the United States of America. In 2015 he was appointed as Hovione Loures Site General Manager, leading a team of over 420 people. Filipe Vicente has a proven track record in leading, managing, hiring, mentoring and developing highly innovative Research & Development and Manufacturing teams, improving organization’s effectiveness and efficiency leading to results often above expectations.