Miguel Marques

Miguel Marques, as PwC Partner, leads the PwC’s Blue Economy Global Center of Excellence, which is focused on blue growth, the promotion of economic development, creation of new jobs and protection of the environment, through ocean industries like shipping, ports, shipbuilding, seafood, blue tourism and other industries. He’s particularly focused on family businesses related to sea activities, as they have the perfect “patient capital” profile to invest in blue businesses that develop over a longer period of time.

A subject matter expert on the blue economy, Miguel is author of several books and more than 70 economy of the sea reports and studies (e.g. HELM – PwC Economy of the Sea Barometer World) and regularly speaks at high level conferences (UN, EU, WB…) and other international  events, attends meetings with shareholders, boards of directors, and senior management, around the world, sharing insights and best practices. He has also been featured in a number of reputable journals and newspapers.

Miguel Marques has a degree in Economics from Porto University (Porto – Portugal), has a Post-graduation in Real-estate Management from Porto Business School (Porto – Portugal), has an Executive Course in Leadership from Lisbon Catholic University (Lisbon – Portugal), has  Executive Courses in Family Business from INSEAD (Fontainebleau – France) and from Kellogg Northwestern University (Chicago – USA) and is Chartered Accountant. He is member of several advisory boards of entities related to the ocean.

Miguel Marques has already visited and interviewed blue economy leaders in more than 40 coastal countries in the world to understand their status and best practices in the Blue Economy. Due to his vast international experience in the ocean subjects Miguel Marque was invited to be board member of the Portuguese Navy Strategic Studies Center.

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November 28, 2019
The Sea Economy in Portugal and in the World Opportunities and Challenges (PT) Amphitheater 118 | Main Building  – School of Economics and Management, University of Porto