Company Secretary and Administration Director

Diana Baptista

With a Degree in International Affairs, Diana started her career in the United Nations, during Portugal Expo 98, as Event Manager and PR Assistant in the UN Pavilion.

In 1999 joined NETAL, a family assets management company, as Chairman´s Assistant, being involved in all the main operations, as the acquisition of CESLASIA (environmental industry, Macau) and the launch of ORIZON (real estate developer, main project – CampoReal Resort, Lisbon).

Extensive know-how and experience on the business environment and administration procedures

By the time CampoReal was launched, and due to all the experience acquired while putting the project in place, became in charge of the corporate and legal matters and was appointed Assistant to the BOD.

During the initial phase assumed a key role in the company, organizing the information systems and assuring the proper links between the different departments and the decision centre.

Her capability to learn and the fact of being a highly adaptable person, as the project evolved she was able to participate and have an active role in every stage of the development, from financing to licensing.

During the restructuring of the company assumed one of the most difficult departments to manage during a difficult time, becoming in charge of Human Resources.

Part of the launching team of the Portuguese Chapter of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), as Chapter Administrator, position held for 5 years, being responsible for all the Chapter management.

BA in International Affairs, from Universidade Lusíada (Lisbon, PT) with a semester completed, as ERASMUS Student (EU Exchange Student Program), in Université Montesquieu (Bordeaux, FR) and a mid-career Post Graduation in Business Management and Administration from Universidade Nova (Lisbon, PT).