VectorB2B Team

Highly qualified HR with the knowledge and experience in drug discovery and development

Sofia Côrte-Real

Head of Science
  • PhD in Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Post-Doctoral in antiviral antibodies at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA
  • Extensive professional experience in biotech companies in science-based regulatory strategy and devising and implementing all non-clinical studies, as well as interacting with regulatory bodies

Ana Custódio

Head of Operations
  • PhD in Agronomy, Universidade de Évora, Lisbon
  • Broad professional experience of over 20 years managing national and international multidisciplinary teams, interacting with different project stakeholders from both academia and the industry
  • Responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations and customer services, ensuring compliance with internal and external policies and procedures, tracking progress towards goals

Teresa Duarte

Head of CMC
  • PhD in Organic Chemistry, University Louis Pasteur (Strasbourg I), France
  • Post-Doctoral at the Max Planck Institute, Mainz, Germany
  • Extensive experience at BASF in bringing new products to the market from chemical concept to large scale production
  • Responsible for all aspects of process development, contract manufacturing and analysis control in product development

Bruno Nobre

Financial and project Manager
  • Master’s degree in Economics, Faculty of Economy, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Responsible for up-to-date management of financial operations and keeping track of all requirements for funded projects with PT2020, ANI, IAPMEI, etc

Yuri Antunes

Legal Associate
  • Attending a Master in Law and Informatics, University of Minho, Portugal
  • Post-graduated in Business Law, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • Lawyer registered at the Portuguese and Brazilian Bar Associations, with over 10 years of experience
  • Responsible for providing specialized legal advice supporting the scientific areas and the administrative/executive board

Kátia Frota

Digital MKT & HR Manager
  • Bachelor in Statistics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • MBA in Business Management, Getúlio Vargas Foundation, Brazil
  • More than 11 years of experience in human resources
  • Responsible for the management and operation of the human resources and digital marketing area

Raquel Ferreira

In vivo scientist
  • PhD in Cellular Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Postdoctoral research associate at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Extensive international and national experience with team leadership and project management in neuroinflammation and neurovascular disorders

Ana Simões

Head of Discovery and Toxicology
  • PhD in Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Post-Doctoral in the field of Neuroscience
  • Extensive experience devising and implementing non-clinical studies and working with multidisciplinary team within academia

Maria Inês David

Clinical Trials Coordinator and Medical Writer
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences, with a minor in Pharmaceutical Biomedicine, at University of Aveiro
  • Master’s degree in Clinical Research Management, at NOVA Medical School
  • Clinical Research Coordinator and Member of the Ethics Committee at Hospital de Cascais

João Furtado

Sales Manager
  • Master’s degree in Biotechnology, De Montfort University, Leicester UK
  • Extensive professional experience in sales in a multinational Pharma / Biotech company - Roche
  • Responsible for Sales Planning and Development