António Bernardo (born in Portugal in 1959) was elected member of the Supervisory Board of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in December 2011 and is Managing Director of our offices in Portugal and Spain. He is Vice Chairman of Italy and Chairman of South America. From July 2003 to December 2011, he was Deputy Spokesman/Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants' Executive Committee (EC).
António Bernardo holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Lisbon Polytechnic, an MSc in Structural Engineering and an MBA of the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium). He later did post-graduate studies on Corporate Strategy at Stanford University. After launching his professional career at the European Union, followed by a stint at JP Morgan Investment Bank, he joined Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in 1989 as Managing Director of the Lisbon office. He became Managing Director of Roland Berger's offices in Spain, Italy and South America in 2000. From 2000 to 2003 he was member of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants' Partner Management Committee.
For the last 20 years, he has been a Visiting Professor chairing the Corporate Strategy course at Lisbon University.
Under his leadership, the Italian, the Iberian and the Latin American offices of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants have enjoyed above-average growth, becoming top players in their markets. António Bernardo also played a significant role in expanding Roland Berger's international management structures.
He is an expert in the fields of corporate strategy, organization, and in mergers and acquisitions. His industry focus is energy, financial services and construction, as well as consumer goods and retail.
António Bernardo is married and has two children.
Management functions and business responsibilities
- Member of the Supervisory Board
- Managing Director of our offices in Portugal and Spain
- Vice Chairman of Italy and Chairman of South America