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Elsa Monteiro

Elsa Monteiro

SONAE SIERRA SGPS S.A.

Elsa Monteiro is Member of the Managing Committee of the European Property Federation (since 2020) and Head of Sustainability and Corporate Communications of Sonae Sierra (since 2009).

Place of Birth

Porto (Portugal).

Education

  • Universidade do Porto - graduated in Geography
  • Universidade do Porto - Urban Planning postgraduate
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Business Administration postgraduate
  • Universidade de Coimbra - master's in Urban and Environmental Law
  • Nova School of Business and Economics - General Business Administration
  • Harvard Business School - Corporate Responsibility
  • IMD - Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives
  • IMD - Advanced Management Program

Work Experience

  • 1988-1989: Worked for Comissão de Coordenação da Região do Norte (Urban Planning Ministry) - Studies and Planning Department.
  • 1989-1990: Project Manager, Sonae Imobiliária
  • 1990-1992: Deputy of the Secretary of State of Local Administration and Urban Planning.
  • 1992-1995: Chief of Cabinet of the Secretary of State of Local Administration and Urban Planning.
  • 1995-2008: Institutional Relations, Environment and Communication Manager of Sonae Sierra.
  • 2009 - to present: Head of Sustainability and Corporate Communication of Sonae Sierra. Member of Sonae Sierra Sustainability Steering Committee and Sonae Sustainability Consulting Group. Elsa is also member of the ULI Sustainability Council and the ICSC Sustainability Working Group.
  • 1998-2008: General Assembly Vice President of the Portuguese Property Council
  • 2002-2019: Member of the Managing Committee of the European Property Federation (EPF) representing the Portuguese Council of Shopping Centres