Rui Coelho

Rui Coelho

Executive Director of Invest Lisboa

Rui Ramos Pinto Coelho is the Executive Director of Invest Lisboa, Lisbon’s investment promotion agency. Invest Lisboa is a partnership between the Lisbon City Council and the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Rui Coelho is responsible for international investment promotion and various economic development projects, such as Startup Lisboa Business Incubator. As a member of a ULI group of experts he advised the cities of Frankfurt and Offenbach. Before joining Invest Lisboa he was a Board Member of the National Tourism Authority (2002-2004) and Expo-Adrenalina’s Executive Director (EXPO’98). As an entrepreneur he also developed the projects Best of Portugal and OA – Objectos Actuais. Coelho holds a BSc in Management and has received executive training in Entrepreneurship & Innovation. He is the author of various articles published in leading Portuguese newspapers.