I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to take part in this endeavor

João Sales Caldeira, BSc Economics ‘91, Partner at Deloitte, is donor of Fundação Alfredo de Sousa.

 

The four years I spent at Nova SBE were unforgettable. Firstly, I was given the necessary tools to succeed in my professional career, as a result of the exceptional quality in the curricula, on the “excelling as a starting point” mindset, and on the extraordinary professionals that the school always had. Secondly, because the school always focused on shaping students for their future, by focusing on practice and not just theory, which allowed me to be better prepared for day 0. Lastly, and most important, because it allowed me to meet great people and make many friends for life. I always found that pioneering initiatives are something to be cherished and supported. The idea behind the new campus and its financing is innovative, and more than that, I believe the long term strategy of the school points in the right direction. I anticipate that this new campus will set a new standard for European business schools. I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to take part in this endeavor.