Tomás Adão da Fonseca

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A former BCG consultant with more than 15 years of professional experience in strategy projects, transformations, and post-merger integrations, working in various sectors including energy, consumer goods, and healthcare. Started his career at Roland Berger before joining BCG in Lisbon, where he progressed from Associate to Partner, working on several continents including Europe, Africa, and the Americas. After leaving BCG, he joined Nuvigroup, a multinational consumer goods company, as Director of Strategy and Business Development, leading several strategic and business development projects.
Since 2019, acts as an independent consultant, advising companies in areas such as strategy and mergers and acquisitions. Fluent in Portuguese and English, in addition to being proficient in Spanish and French in the business context. Holds a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Instituito Superior Técnico and lives in Portugal. With my vast experience and proven skills, I believe I am a valuable mentor to support and consolidate entrepreneurial initiatives in NOVA’s innovation ecosystem.

Besides his consulting and management experience, he’s m also co-founder of Pyck, a start-up focused on mobility and logistics solutions in the delivery sector. Pyck’s mission is to make life easier for people and companies by optimising the delivery process through an innovative platform and cutting-edge technology. With a deep knowledge of the market and a highly qualified team, Pyck is committed to offer efficient and sustainable solutions, contributing to a greener and connected future. This experience in entrepreneurship and innovation has provided Tomás with a valuable understanding of the challenges faced by start-ups, making him even more prepared to support and mentor other entrepreneurs in the NOVA ecosystem.

Main Skills

  • Strategic consulting experience: BCG and Roland Berger.
  • Leadership and management of complex projects in diverse sectors.
  • Development and implementation of corporate and business strategies.
  • Planning and execution of transformation projects and PMI.
  • Knowledge in industries such as FMCG, healthcare, energy and telecommunications.
  • Experience in entrepreneurship and innovation as co-founder of Pyck.
  • Skills in financial analysis, modelling and risk assessment.
  • Strong communication and consensus building skills in challenging environments.
  • Experience in managing multidisciplinary and international teams.

Areas of interest for mentoring

  • Start-ups
  • Strategy
  • Consulting
  • Sustainability
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Multi-cultural management

Motivation to be a mentor

  • Supporting the next generation of talent to maximise their potential.
  • Networking with future leaders and entrepreneurs.


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  • E-mail;
  • Online.