Luis Amado


Proud father of 4. Sustainable dreamer willing to contribute for a better world. B Lab Portugal Executive director.

Founder & Managing Parter at Less, Lda (efficiency – support companies to do more with less resources). Board member experience at non profit organisations active in social inclusion. Worked at EDP Foundation supporting social business start-ups.

More than 12 years experience in managing start-up projects in Energy and Life Sciences. Experience in business development, management, consulting, social business and board of a PSI-20 energy company.

Interested in sustainability, innovation, design; project structuring, development and management; science and technology management and commercialization.

  • Executive MBA AESE/IESE
  • INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Programme
  • Management Renewable Energies Programme, Portuguese Catholic University
  • Leadership for the 21st Century: Chaos, Conflict and Courage, Harvard Kennedy School
  • “Master of Science in Science and Technology Commercialisation”, IC2 Institute, Texas University
  • PhD in Molecular Cytogenetics, Lisbon Technical University
  • Graduation on Applied Chemistry/Biotechnology, Lisbon New University