André Soares | MMBA
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A business-oriented scientist and passionate about learning new things, André aims to blend business with science.
He acquired a deep knowledge and expertise, in protein engineering and antibody discovery.

Through an international Ph.D and while working at two biotechnology companies, André developed his critical thinking skills that help him adapt to unpredictable situations. He's a highly motivated professional who has had the opportunity to work in five different countries that enabled him to be in tuned with different cultures and different work groups.

He is devoted to help develop innovative technology through a managing or strategy position and to create value to both business and society.
Nationality: Portuguese
Languages: Portuguese, English
+351 918647681

Top Strengths

Problem Solver
Innovative Thinking
Teamwork Engagement
Results Oriented
Strong Work Ethics


2020 - (...)
Business Development Manager | Stemmatters
2018 - 2019
Senior Research Associate | FairJourney Biologics
2016 - 2018
Protein Scientist, Oncology | Immunocore Ltd
2014 - 2015
Visiting PhD student | University of Massachesetts
2011 - 2016
PhD Student | Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology

Academic Background

The Magellan MBA | Porto Business School

PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology | University of Coimbra

Master in Biochemistry | University of Coimbra

Degree in Biochemistry | University of Coimbra

Future Professional Interests

Business Development

Project Management

Venture Capital

Private Equity



Likes & Curiosities

Surf, Football & Volleyball