Alexandre Duarte has a PhD in Communication Sciences from University of Minho, a Master's degree in Communication & Image and a degree in Marketing & Advertising by IADE. He is also a Ruler of various classes in IADE, visiting Professor in several Schools such as EPBJC or ESAD, developer of the Research Unit CECS from Universidade do Minho, and Course Coordinator of OFICINA de PORTFOLIO™.
Throughout his career, Alexandre had the opportunity to work for several multinational advertising agencies, in Portugal and Brazil, such as TBWA, Saatchi & Saatchi, Ogilvy, W/Portugal, W/Brazil, Lowe&Partners, By and BrandiaCentral as a Senior Creative Copywriter.
Author of many seminars on communication, regularly participates in different conferences and lectures in both business and academic contexts.
It is the former Communications Director of the Portuguese Federation of Krav Maga, Text Editor of the Surf Magazine SOUP and occasionally collaborates with many other academic and professional journals such as Computer Arts, Meios&Publicidade or Journal Briefing.
Since 2012, is the Tutor of the EUROBEST Young Marketers Academy and, in 2013, was elected member of the Directors Board of EDCOM - European Institute for Commercial Communications Education.
In the beginning of 2014, Alexandre was appointed General Manager of RESTART, a school of Creativity, Arts and New Technologies.
He loves sports, has a beautiful family and two marvelous sons.
Specializations: Communication, Education, Branding, Advertising, Strategic Thinking & Planning