Head of Business Design, Novabase
As Head of Business Design, Pedro coordinates the development, prototyping and dissemination of design methods and design based methodologies at Novabase, an IT consultancy based in Lisbon and with 12 offices in EMEA, totalling 2500 consultants.
Since 2011 Pedro has had a major contribution in the reshaping of Novabase’s corporate culture, on its product and service portfolio, on delivery methodologies, and on expanding the company abroad, helping to bring exports from 28% to 52% of total revenue. During this period Pedro has trained over 1200 people within the company on design thinking, following his own training at Stanford University.
Representing DesignThinkersGroup in Portugal, Pedro has developed a startup support programme based on design thinking methods, and is currently working with 7 startups in Lisbon.
Pedro is a guest lecturer at FCT - Universidade Nova de Lisboa on the subject of design thinking. Prior to these engagements, Pedro worked as a business consultant in top tier multinational firms.