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Ana Filipa Castro
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HOLISTIC KNOWLEDGE OF THE HEALTH SECTOR

Ana sees herself as a problem solver who loves new challenges. She is, by nature, a curious person who is always very attentive to everything around her. A strong focus and resilience are her main strengths, as is her ability to combine soft skills – such as teamwork, cooperation and leadership. She is also an empathetic person, who creates strong relationships with others and aims at promoting a pleasant and working environment. In her professional career, highlight goes to more than 12 years of experience in the health sector as strategic, management consulting, business development and management in private and public hospitals and in the pharmaceutical industry.

She has a Degree in Economics from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto and a post-graduation in Engineering and Service Management from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto.

All her experiences have provided Ana with a holistic view and knowledge of the health sector, which allows her to understand, in detail, the point of view of most stakeholders – the pharmaceutical industry, public and private healthcare, and health management consultants. These experiences have allowed her to become an expert in this sector, and to ensure strong value creation in the companies where she works and in any projects in which she is involved.
Nationality: Portuguese
Languages: Portuguese, English
+351 919612549

Academic Background

Executive MBA | Porto Business School

Postgraduate in Services Engineering and Management | University of Porto

Degree in Economics | University of Porto

Future Professional Interests

Health Management

Teaching

Top Strengths

 
Team Player
Communicative
Adaptability
Critical Thinking
Emotional Intelligence

Likes & Curiosities

Theater

Sports (Swiming and Fitness)

Music

Dance (Ballroom, Aerobic and Jazz)

Timeline

2019 - 2020
Production Manager - JOSÉ DE MELLO SAÚDE
2017 - 2018
Production Director - GRUPO TROFA SAÚDE
2016 - 2017
Multiple Sclerosis Project Manager and Neuroscience Product Manager - NOVARTIS PORTUGAL
2015 - 2016
Strategic Project Manager - NOVARTIS PORTUGAL
2013 - 2015
Marketing Science Manager - NOVARTIS PORTUGAL
2011 - 2013
Senior Business Analyst - IMS HEALTH (IQVIA)
2008 - 2011
Hospital Manager - HOSPITAL SÃO JOÃO, EPE (CENTRO HOSPITALAR UNIVERSITÁRIO SÃO JOÃO, EPE)
2007 - 2008
Business Analyst - GMS CONSULTING (DELOITTE)