Ana Clara Franco

Financial Director

Large know-how and experience on Finance & Fiscal procedures and Financial Management control.

Being responsible for Financial department is more than producing Reports, Numbers and Figures, and having an extensive know-how on the property industry and on the different levels of information that all the stakeholders need to decide, control and ensure the best investment decisions, is the main motivation to assure that accurate and high quality financial information is available on time, to support executive Board Decisions and to promote transparency and trust to all the shareholders and to our investors.

With a precise analysis capacity and a strong focus on LANTIA financial needs, it is her main task to advise on deviations or actions to be implemented, knowing that profit optimization is the final goal.

Graduated in Business Management and Organization by ISCTE (Lisbon 1991). Started her career at KPMG, and for 8 years being responsible for audit in several companies (industry, services and property developers). Take part of an audit of Banco Nacional de Angola, promoted by The World Banking, during 3 months in 1994.

In 1999, joined ORIZON GROUP (real estate developer, main project – CampoReal, Lisbon), as the financial controller of the Group.

Responsible for the financial management of the Group, development and implementation of management control model, reporting of the Group companies and for the financial team, reporting to the BOD.

Following the restructuring of the ORIZON GROUP, assumed the financial management of the Hotel CampoReal, during a difficult and challenging time.

After the acquisition of the Hotel CampoReal by Discovery Fund, in March of 2013, was invited to lead the financial management of the Hotel, leading the reopening and the DOLCE rebranding.

In 2015, moved once again to the property industry and assumed the role of Financial Director at LANTIA.

“Ready to control cash flows, manage tax issues and secure quality information for all”